Financial Planning

Liz Weston: The money numbers you need to know

Jan 2, 2017

These three ways to gauge your financial standing can help you make tough decisions

Ask Brianna: How can I refresh my finances for the new year?

Dec 27, 2016

The new year is a great time to fix up your finances

Liz Weston: 6 money resolutions you can actually keep

Dec 26, 2016

Not every New Year's resolution is a 12-month grind

Avoid pitfalls as retirement distribution deadline nears

Dec 21, 2016

Investors who are 70½ or older should take their required minimum distributions from tax-deferred retirement accounts by the end of the year to avoid hefty penalties

How to tell if your 401(k) is a dud

Sep 15, 2016

High fees and crummy investment options are signs of a subpar workplace retirement plan

Liz Weston: 5 money myths you probably believe

Aug 29, 2016

Don't let widely held myths pull the rug out from under your finances

Morgan Stanley accused of mismanaging its 401(k) plan

Aug 19, 2016

A participant in Morgan Stanley's 401(k) plan filed a lawsuit alleging it offers investment options that have too-high fees and poor track records, including some mutual funds run by Morgan Stanley itself

Costly financial fees you may not know you're paying

Aug 19, 2016

The fees spelled out on account statements aren't the only ones consumers need to worry about. Even more costly are the ongoing saving and investing expenses buried in the fine print.

Body donations on the rise at US medical schools

Aug 17, 2016

Many U.S. medical schools are seeing a surge in the number people leaving their bodies to science