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Will Retirees Benefit From the Texas Court Ruling That Favors DOL's Fiduciary Rule?

More legal evidence is mounting that supports the DOL's fiduciary ruling, and that should aid U.S. retirement savers.

02/18/17 - 10:40 AM EST

Financial Firms Shouldn't Brag That They Will Finally Start Telling You Their Prices

Multiple financial advisories have started to advertise clear-cut pricing on their monthly statements. The real question is: What took them so long?

02/11/17 - 12:01 PM EST

4 Reasons Why It Can Be Much Cheaper to Live as an Expat

4 Reasons Why It Can Be Much Cheaper to Live as an Expat

Labor, health care and insurance costs are generally lower, although the overall quality of life can be equal to or better than expats have experienced in their native countries.

02/04/17 - 08:27 AM EST

Why So Many Homebuyers Are Raiding Their Retirement for a Downpayment

Why So Many Homebuyers Are Raiding Their Retirement for a Downpayment

With all the options available to newbie homeowners, why use retirement funds to pay for downpayment?

01/28/17 - 10:40 AM EST

The Scoop on 5 Popular Expat Destinations

The Scoop on 5 Popular Expat Destinations

The quality of life in Mexico, Panama, Belize, Nicaragua and Portugal can be exceptional, but the cost of living is often much lower than in other countries.

01/28/17 - 08:36 AM EST

Annuities Can Play a Larger Role During the Trump Administration

Annuities Can Play a Larger Role During the Trump Administration

President Donald Trump wants to create an environment that helps individuals reach greater economic prosperity, and annuities can help him achieve that goal.

01/24/17 - 08:46 AM EST

4 Ways Social Security May Get Gutted Under Trump

4 Ways Social Security May Get Gutted Under Trump

The new president has vowed to cut $10.5 trillion from the federal budget over the next decade.

01/22/17 - 03:00 PM EST

Student Debt May Be Leading to Retirement Shortfalls

Student Debt May Be Leading to Retirement Shortfalls

While college students are taking out more and more money to pay for school, those loans may not just be making it harder to pay rent after graduation

01/15/17 - 03:40 PM EST

Biggest Threats to People Who Are Already Retired

Biggest Threats to People Who Are Already Retired

The dangers are pervasive for people in their golden years. Here's what to look out for.

01/15/17 - 03:00 PM EST

Want a Solid Retirement? Try This Psychological Trick

Want a Solid Retirement? Try This Psychological Trick

Non-cognitive skills play an important role in determining financial success.

01/15/17 - 02:40 PM EST

Hidden Fees Cost Consumers Billions: Which Ones Are the Worst?

Hidden Fees Cost Consumers Billions: Which Ones Are the Worst?

A new study claims U.S. consumers are inundated with hidden fees. Which ones make the 'most unwanted' list?

01/14/17 - 04:20 PM EST

10 Financial Stocks to Devour Before Trump Rally Sends Them Soaring

10 Financial Stocks to Devour Before Trump Rally Sends Them Soaring

Tickers in this article: V SCHW AON KKR SIVB VOYA

Buying a finance stock this year? You should pay attention to the speed and size of economic growth, higher interest rates and increased trade friction, analysts say.

01/14/17 - 01:00 PM EST

Don't Just Watch Your Annuity Income Rider!

Don't Just Watch Your Annuity Income Rider!

Too many annuity owners never take advantage of their income rider payment guarantees.

01/10/17 - 08:36 AM EST