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

The Part of Retirement That Many People Forget to Plan
By Rodney Brooks | 10/20/16 - 2:10 PM EDT
You committed early to saving for retirement. But now you're 60 years old and just a few years away from the big day. Oops -- guess what you missed.
For-Profit Education Makes Class Clowns of Even Great Businesspeople
Michael Milken, Rupert Murdoch, John Paulson and many others have all lost large amounts of money trying to fund for-profit education schemes.
How to Pick a Financial Advisor
The right financial adviser can help you make a lot of money dreams come true. Picking the right professional, however, can often feel like rooting through a box of Alpha-Bits.
3 ETFs to Buy If You Think Verizon Will Beat Earnings
Verizon has been placing a greater emphasis on content initiatives, though some investors are wondering what will happen with Yahoo!. These three ETFs will benefit if investors like the results.
3 ETFs to Buy If You Think GE Will Beat Earnings
GE is continuing to transition to focus more on its core businesses. These three ETFs may benefit if investors like GE's third-quarter results.