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.
Private equity serves mainly big institutional investors such as pension funds and college endowments, but now it's eyeing your 401(k).
Booking losses to trim tax is a respected strategy, and it pays to do it carefully before the last week of the year — when conditions might change.
For a start, a stock investor might ask two other questions: How long a downturn can I stand? And how much return would I give up to reduce my risk?