To get to a living-large lifestyle in retirement, you're going to need more flexibility than blind adherence to a money withdrawal rule.
Homeowners who take out a home equity line of credit for one purpose but use it for another risk higher rates for low value.
Yes, you might need nursing-home care. But the most common figures about those needs don't tell the whole story.
If you've just bought a home and have a brand-new mortgage, the last thing on your mind is refinancing. But the unexpected does happen.
Millennials get it: save early and often. Taxable accounts offer flexibility and other benefits of special value to young investors, features not found in retirement-oriented accounts.
There's no shortage of experts urging young workers to put all they can into 401(k)s and IRAs, but those vehicles have drawbacks.
Do you know about the coasting stage, geared to near-retirees who expect to live longer than their parents did?
A young couple getting hitched once needed lots of things, and friends and family responded with household items such as dishes and silverware. Times have changed.
Homeowners can make more money when prices rise fast, but over time, owners and prospective owners are best served by a calm, orderly market.
Renting is still the best option for many, but for some, buying a home is more a matter of minimizing risk.