Social Security Focus: Funding, Benefits and Remarriage
Here are a triumvirate of stories on Social Security: One on what threatens its financing, one that compares its benefits to other retirement plans and one that looks at what could limit its benefits.
Add Life Insurance to Your Wealth Transfer Toolkit, Saybrus Urges
The life insurance consultant makes the case for how its product can provide efficient, stable income for beneficiaries.
Clients Demand More Certifications, So Advisors Seek Them: IMCA
The largest group of CIMA applicants for the first half of 2014 was independent advisors, IMCA CEO Sean Walters and Chairman John Nersesian said.
7 Ways to Avoid Picking a Bad Advisor
If a veteran Wall Street Journal editor covering wealth management gets duped by his advisor, Eric Nelson says, what chance do ordinary investors have?
Gen X, Y Lack Investing Direction
Advisors who have focused their efforts on boomers’ retirement needs should make sure they’re not neglecting Generations X and Y.
What Would Scottish Secession Mean for Investors?
Moshe Milevsky, Niall Ferguson and Axel Merk comment on the economic damage, as well as potential investor opportunity, implied by Scotland's independence vote.
With BlackRock Exit, Who Will Fill Target-Date ETF Void?
ETF expert Ron DeLegge predicts Schwab market entry; meanwhile Ron Surz enters the marketplace with a loss-avoidant product.
Social Security Claiming Options: Don’t ‘Save the Date’
Social Security agents want you to get the most in benefits, but the more important issue is when you get those benefits.
15 Worst Cities for Retirees
Looking for a place to retire? Put these cities at the bottom of your list, WalletHub says.
3 Investments Retirees Should Avoid: Morningstar’s Benz
Morningstar's Christine Benz warns that some assets can add volatility, expenses and stress to retirement portfolios, with little upside.