Trump Regulation Freeze Puts Fiduciary Rule in Limbo

Trump Regulation Freeze Puts Fiduciary Rule in Limbo

President Donald Trump's regulation freeze puts in limbo a rule requiring financial advisers to act in the best interests of their clients saving for retirement.

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.

5 New Year's Resolutions That Will Actually Save You Money

5 New Year's Resolutions That Will Actually Save You Money

You can resolve to lose weight or be a better person in the New Year, but none of that helps your bottom line unless you come up with a plan.

How Investors Can Generate Higher Returns From the January Effect

How Investors Can Generate Higher Returns From the January Effect

The outperformance of stocks in January has been linked to the sale of assets that have performed poorly and year-end tax selling, but a different market could occur in 2017.

The Retirement Gap Is Huge, but You Can Do Something About It

The Retirement Gap Is Huge, but You Can Do Something About It

The top 100 CEOs have nearly $5 billion in their retirement accounts. Here's how you can start to catch up just a little bit.

Should Financial Advisers Take the Lead on Improving Americans' Financial Literacy?

Should Financial Advisers Take the Lead on Improving Americans' Financial Literacy?

With Americans continually lagging on financial literacy, it's time for front-line financial advisers to confront the problem--face-to-face.

Why the Dow Hitting 20,000 Won't Hurt 401(k)s

Why the Dow Hitting 20,000 Won't Hurt 401(k)s

The Dow's climb toward 20,000 is making some investors nervous, but some money managers believe the rally could be extended even further.

Federal Reserve Set to Raise Interest Rates: Consumers Face Higher Monthly Payments

Federal Reserve Set to Raise Interest Rates: Consumers Face Higher Monthly Payments

Stronger economic data such as lower unemployment will likely lead the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates at its meeting on Wednesday, the first hike since last December.

How Donald Trump Could Affect Dividends and Your Retirement

How Donald Trump Could Affect Dividends and Your Retirement

As president, Donald Trump and his policies could affect certain sectors of the economy, like oil. However, they may also affect your retirement as well.

Here's Why You Shouldn't Use Your 401(k) Like a Piggy Bank

Here's Why You Shouldn't Use Your 401(k) Like a Piggy Bank

If you need extra cash for the holidays, you might be able to tap into your 401(k) for help. But think twice about doing it.