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

Happy National Save for Retirement Week! I'm Emotionally Traumatized by My 401(k)
By Sarah Solomon | 10/22/16 - 5:40 PM EDT
Know your company's vesting period before you consider that money yours.
Why Your Financial Adviser Is Spending Less Time on Your Investments
Thanks to technology, and the never-ending process of finding new clients, money managers are increasingly turning customers' investment portfolios over to fin/tech models.
5 Mistakes You Cannot Afford to Make in Medicare Open Enrollment
Smart changes may save you $1,000 and more annually. Here's where to look for savings.
Why You Need to Be Careful of Tax-Related Identity Theft
41 million adults have had their identities stolen in the U.S. And the personal information on your tax returns leaves you particularly vulnerable to identity theft.
5 Financial Habits of Successful Retirees That Are Worth Imitating
Anyone near or in retirement should know that following good financial strategies can make all the difference in the world. Here are five of the best.