While no one can deny the greater role women play in household finances, many still have fear losing their spouse would create significant financial instability in their life.
Fathers and mothers alike should consider who'll look after their children's financial and emotional being if their parents die.
At first blush, gaining an inheritance seems like a real windfall. But botching the experience is more common than you might think.
Financial advisors say they want to discuss health care costs in retirement with clients, but many won't lend an ear.
A new study shows most Americans don't have a will in place, and only 29% even discuss a will. And that's a problem.
Chart watcher Carolyn Boroden says oil, and some big oil producers, may be about to rally.
Even a seemingly small 3% fee can deplete your account by thousands of dollars.
Data show that younger Americans are going without a will and could be placing their households at risk as a result.
Procrastination is one reason your estate planning hasn't started yet, but poor planning and complete lack of foresight aren't helping.
Creating a solid estate planning strategy is the capper on the jug of a life well lived - so take it seriously.
Most of you haven't discussed your estate plan with your loved ones, which will only make things harder on everyone later on.
You're more optimistic than ever that debt won't follow you to the grave, but those of you in debt are more buried by it than ever.
President Donald Trump wants to create an environment that helps individuals reach greater economic prosperity, and annuities can help him achieve that goal.
While parents should keep their adult children informed of their plans for later life, those kids may have to coax parents into keeping everyone informed.
Declining health and mental well-being are just part of the aging process, but a sound financial plan can guide you through your later years.