Andrew Osterland is a business writer, specializing in personal finance and taxes.
Throwing a wrench into your retirement savings to pay for college may seem worthwhile, but you — and your kids — may regret it later.
Most 401(k) plans allow account holders to borrow from their balances. Two financial experts debate the merits of taking 401(k) loans.
Reverse mortgages can help seniors stay in their homes and cut expenses and are more flexible than mortgages or home-equity loans.
Investment fees can take a big bite out of returns earned in 401(k) accounts and dramatically reduce nest eggs accumulated over decades.
Professionals are proceeding with caution as uncertainty swirls around Trump's ideas on estate plans.
The game has changed for investors in high-yield dividend-paying stocks. They no longer have the wind at their backs.
Divorce has huge financial implications. Here are five key things to keep in mind if you reach this crossroad.
Despite hope that Trump will scrap the DOL's new fiduciary rule, the investment industry for now must proceed with implementation.
Many don't take full advantage of 401(k) accounts, making mistakes such as failing to enroll in a workplace plan offering a company match.
The November election outcome could trigger renewed volatility in financial markets, but should investors bother to do anything about it?