Indexed Universal Life: It's Just a Great Investment
Nothing in life is risk-free. But investing in indexed universal life insurance comes pretty close.
Planning Challenges Persist for LGBT Clients Despite Marriage Ruling
At Pride Planners conference, experts discuss the remaining legal, estate planning and advocacy issues for LGBT clients, married or not.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: Former 'Real Housewives' Husband Fined for Naked Short Selling
Brokerage firm ITG Inc. and affiliate AlterNet Securities will pay $20.3 million for running secret dark-pool trading desk.
How Alicia Munnell Messed Up, and Then Saved, Her Retirement
The Boston College economist and prominent retirement researcher made some surprising financial mistakes. Here's how she recovered.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: Compliance Director Charged With Bilking Clients
The SEC also charged a New York securities lawyer with running pump-and-dump schemes out of his office.
4 Ways Wealthy People Can Still Hide Money
Gone is the heyday of Swiss bank accounts. Here are four ways to get secrecy, or lower taxes, though rarely both at the same time.
Renting Your Home on Airbnb? Don't Forget Lodging Tax
“When you’re short-term renting a property anywhere in the U.S., you’re essentially operating as a hotel,” Rob Stephens of HotSpot Tax warns.
Under the Hood: The US Fractional Reserve Banking System
The history of money, how it's valued and how leveraging bank deposits creates additional capital.
SEC Busts 3 Advisors for Falsifying State Registrations
The three firms claimed they did business in Wyoming, an unregulated state, while maintaining offices elsewhere, the SEC says.
Health Care in Retirement: How to Help Clients Plan
Financial advisors take a growing role in optimizing clients’ health care spending.