Financial Planning

Liz Weston: What good financial advice looks like

Jan 15, 2018

Not all financial advisers are required to put their clients' interest first

Arconic freezing pensions for US workers

Jan 8, 2018

Arconic will freeze pensions for US workers and contribute to 401(k) plan instead

Wrong mutual fund can rob years of retirement income

Dec 28, 2017

Understanding mutual fund share classes - and choosing the correct class - could save you hundreds of thousands of dollars over the long term

Correction: NerdWallet-Investing Checklist story

Dec 18, 2017

Correction: NerdWallet-Investing Checklist story

Liz Weston: How to 'death clean' your finances

Dec 18, 2017

No one likes thinking about death, but it's wise to unclutter and clean up your finances so that you're not leaving a mess for your heirs

Family loans: How to dodge the drama

Nov 30, 2017

Borrowing money from family can be awkward, but setting up a loan agreement can make it easier on everyone

Liz Weston: Are you paying too much for financial advice?

Nov 27, 2017

Helping to pick investments is very different from creating a comprehensive financial plan. Here's what each should cost

Ask Brianna: Should I quit my job without another lined up?

Nov 21, 2017

If you're miserable at work, set a deadline for resigning, then double down on your job search and supercharge your savings

Liz Weston: When good money advice is bad for you

Nov 20, 2017

One size does not fit all when it comes to financial advice. Good advice for families with robust incomes can backfire for average folks

Retirement planning should include long-term care costs

Nov 15, 2017

Worried about retirement savings? Don't forget to consider long-term care costs

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