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

Here’s How U.S. Government Debt Affects Your Retirement
By Scott Gamm | 08/01/16 - 8:03 AM EDT
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?
How Does the Fed Combat Unemployment?
With all eyes on the Federal Reserve after May's jobs report, it's worth asking, 'How exactly does it do its job?'
Your Financial Adviser Is Ignoring This Huge Part of Retirement Planning
Financial advisers are too focused on money when it comes to retirement planning, according to one expert.
2016 Stocks Picks From Sass Funds Manager -- Time Warner, Casino REIT, More
Ari Sass of M.D. Sass Funds offers 2016 stock picks, including Time Warner and a casino REIT, Gaming & Leisure Properties.

Wealth Management

What a Fed Rate Hike Means to the U.S. Stock Futures Market
By Brian O'Connell | 08/23/16 - 5:11 PM EDT
The Federal Reserve, by most insider accounts, is raising interest rates soon. What will that mean to the equity futures market?
Guns on Texas Campuses Get the Blessing of A Federal Judge
Concealed carry law in the lone star state survives a preliminary challenge.
Family Ties Complicated When Parents Lend Children Money
Many parents are eager to help their children with purchasing their first home, but giving them cash as a gift is not always the best solution.
Is Personal Insurance Too Expensive? Not Compared to Gadgets, Food And Games
Americans love to complain about the cost of their life insurance personal policies. Now, an industry group says insurance is cheaper than you think - but not all insurance.
Free Fitness Club Memberships for Seniors - No Strings Attached
Are you in SilverSneakers? You may be but might not know it.