Commission-only and fee-based financial planning have built-in conflicts. Seek out a fee-only adviser.
Tomorrow is Friday the 13th, and though successful investing and money management are not about luck, your finances should be set up for any bad fortune you may encounter.
A student gets an offer of help from his sister, but doesn't want to put her in a difficult tax situation.
It may sound like a bad thing, but the money that defaulting homeowners don't pay their lenders can be a big boost to the economy by being spent on daily necessities.
It's important to keep your financials in sync with Washington's ever-changing political landscape.
In this economy, it’s better to focus on safety rather than yield, which makes bank savings the better option for risk-averse investors.
A recent graduate's part-time job offer has him questioning whether it's worth it to take the job and become ineligible for loan deferment.
Homeowners shouldn't go diving into a pool purchase, but driving those deck posts isn't such a bad idea.
Seinfeld's George Costanza has a question for you: Are you really going to invest that way? Really?
Given how volatile the stock markets are, hiring a financial advisor to steer you in the right direction is a wise decision. But how can you tell a financial advisor from a salesperson? MainStreet talked to the experts to find out.