Investor Optimism Highest Since 2007: Wells Fargo, Gallup
The share of investors who say now is a good time to invest in the markets has risen to 58%, the poll found.
IRS’ 12 Tax Scams to Avoid in 2015: The Dirty Dozen
From lower-income taxpayers to the ultra-high net worth, anyone can fall victim to a tax scam — or perpetrate one.
Do Financial Advisors Need to Be Economists?
In their book “Big Picture Economics,” Joel Naroff and Ron Scherer tell the story of Greg Parker, who took the convenience store his father built and parlayed it into the Parker Companies.
Dishonest Services: The SEC's Fight Against Public Corruption
We often think of laws directed toward combating public corruption as anti-bribery and anti-kickback laws.
Retirement Planning and Obama’s 2016 Budget
While backers say the budget will make it easier to save for retirement, experts have mixed opinions on its potential effects on seniors.
3 Alt Investments That Deserve an Oscar: Morningstar
These three alternative fund categories are on track for compelling — but not necessarily uplifting — performances this year, analyst Josh Charlson says.
Fighting Financial Exploitation of Seniors
Senators, SEC Investor Advocate Rick Fleming and NASAA ponder whether new laws and programs could make it easier to report financial abuse.
Retirement Advocates Share Top Priorities With Congress
The country has a new Republican-controlled congress, and with it, the opportunity to set new or shore up existing policies when it comes to retirement planning.
CBO Says Entitlements Will Cause Ballooning Deficits
Does that mean reform of Social Security and health care programs is coming? Probably not, says strategist Greg Valliere.
Housing Market May Never Recover
Despite government aid, rock-bottom interest rates and enthusiastic overseas buyers, housing may never spring back to its pre-recession levels.