Financial Planning

Here's an Approach to Active Investing You've Probably Overlooked

Here's an Approach to Active Investing You've Probably Overlooked

Sectors, styles, size and country weightings impact a portfolio's long-run results more than which individual stock you choose.

Trump Team Chafes at Banking Regulator Who Can't Be Fired

Trump Team Chafes at Banking Regulator Who Can't Be Fired

Richard Cordray, the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Board, has taken an aggressive tack. Now, it may be doing its job too well.

These States Have the Worst Debt Problems in America

These States Have the Worst Debt Problems in America

Illinois has a debt problem, but it's not alone.

Now Is the Time for Both Parents and Graduates to Take on Student Loan Debt

Now Is the Time for Both Parents and Graduates to Take on Student Loan Debt

For students fresh out of college and parents trying to figure out a way to pay for it down the line, summer is a great time to strategize.

Do You Live in One of the Best States for Retirement?

Do You Live in One of the Best States for Retirement?

How comfortable your retirement is can depend a lot on where you spend it. Here are the states ranked from best to worst for your golden years.