Personal Finance

Financial advisors are increasingly aware of this threat, with 81 percent saying cybersecurity is a high priority. Yet, just 29 percent say they are “fully prepared to manage and mitigate the risks associated with cybersecurity,” according to a study released last September by the Financial Planning Association’s Research and Practice Institute. However, just in the
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More and more, soon-to-be retirees are thinking of heading overseas. With older Americans increasingly responsible for their own financial security, workers are becoming steadily more pessimistic about their future economic prospects as they approach retirement age, according to a study by United Income, a startup that aims to apply big-data analysis to financial planning. But
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The bills are “designed to create the impression that they’re doing something to protect investors even as they strip away protections,” said Barbara Roper, director of investor protection for the Consumer Federation of America. “Instead of requiring advisors to avoid, rein in and appropriately deal with conflicts of interest, they’re saying, ‘We’ll deal with those
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Chances are, you picked your credit card based on the rewards, yet the most valuable perks could be ones you’re not even aware of. Over the past few years, card issuers have upped the ante with better rewards and sign-up bonuses to attract customers. However, there are a few benefits that have been in the
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GOBankingRates measured the suggested retail price of vehicles from several manufacturers and applied three assumptions —a five-year auto loan term, a 20 percent down payment and estimated monthly payments for those with excellent, good and fair credit — to find the vehicles with the lowest payments. Here are the top 10 cars you can buy
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Travel agents are most helpful when it comes to “milestone” trips, according to Travel + Leisure’s special projects editor, Jacqueline Gifford. Those are instances when you may want to leave it to a pro to handle the logistics of traveling to an exotic locale and coordinating flights, ground transportation, accommodations and dinner reservations, or even
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