Financial Advisor Forum

Week Ahead: Fed on Watch Again With Sights on Rate Hike Clues

By Keris Alison Lahiff | 08/14/16 - 9:45 AM EDT
The Federal Reserve will be the underlying current fueling market activity in the coming week as questions remain over when a rate hike might come next.

Practice Management

Deloitte, Billie Jean King Team Up for Major Millennial Workforce Study
By Gregg Greenberg | 09/13/16 - 3:33 PM EDT
As millennials are now the majority of the workforce, over half are already ascending into management and transforming the way companies transact business.
Beware the Freelancer Retirement Fund Crisis
An estimated 40 percent of the U.S. workforce will be freelancers by 2020 and nearly 70 percent of so-called 1099 workers have no long-term savings.
Everyone Agrees the Economy Is Lousy, Except the Economy
Unemployment is down, wages are up, but somehow Americans all agree that the economy is lousy. There's got to be a reason.
Here’s How U.S. Government Debt Affects Your Retirement
The U.S. national debt, now over $19 trillion, means investors might need to save more money for their retirement, according to one expert.
Employment Is Down: Can the Fed Do Anything?
In the wake of May's lousy job numbers, is there anything that the Federal Reserve can do to help?

Wealth Management

Obamacare Open Enrollment Guide 2017
By Tracy Byrnes | 10/25/16 - 4:47 PM EDT
Yes, premiums are increasing a whopping 25%, but you need to arm yourself with the right information to curb your costs.
Should Seniors Pay Off Their Mortgages?
Low interest rates entice seniors to take mortgages, but experts ask: is this really good financial planning? The answer is: sometimes yes.
Ahead of Obamacare Open Enrollment, Are Health Care ETFs a Risk?
The health care sector's ties to the increasingly unpopular Affordable Care Act, plus an uncertain U.S. presidential picture, give some financial experts pause.
Yes, You Can Negotiate Fees With Your Financial Advisor
There's really no reason you can't negotiate a better deal with your money manager. Here's where to start.
Hurricane Matthew Insurance Claims Expected to Top $7 Billion
What every homeowner should know about insurance claims before, during and after disaster strikes.