How do you spell investor relief in a bear market? E-T-F

The nine-year-old bull market is giving some investors the jitters, but the ETF industry is trying to calm their fears.

10 most valuable college majors

These college majors offer the most lucrative degrees, according to Bankrate.com.

Daniel Crosby: Why “too good to be true” usually Is

The self-esteem movement has ruined humanity because praise does not boost your ego, accomplishment does. Daniel Crosby breaks it all down in the 10th episode of "On Your Best Behavior."

Your Portfolio

Do-it-yourself deals are all the rage among rich investors

Ultrawealthy look beyond hedge funds and private equity to making direct investments in businesses.

Retirement

Inaccurate info from Social Security Administration poses a challenge for widows

Stresses of losing a spouse include steep decline in household income for many, according to a survey.

Retirement

Claiming Social Security early has lasting impact on survivors

Rushing to take benefits in response to illness may not be the best move.

Your Lifestyle

Expatriates see 46 countries where they'd rather live in than the U.S.

Bahrain snags the top spot in annual poll, while the U.S. ranking sinks amid concerns about safety and affordable health care.

Tax and Estate Planning

Alternative minimum tax is a casualty of tax reform nobody will miss

Last year's overhaul is expected to slash the number of taxpayers subject to the AMT.

Retirement

8 ways to boost Social Security benefits

As Social Security celebrates its 83rd anniversary, here are steps individuals can take to increase their benefits.

Your Lifestyle

Airports open virtual-reality, video game lounges

Harried travelers need something to distract them besides beer, burgers and duty-free shops.

Tax and Estate Planning

Here's what could happen to your taxes if Democrats regain control of Congress

Boosting the corporate tax rate, eliminating carried interest and modifying the pass-through provision are among the possibilities Democrats are discussing.

Your Lifestyle

Here are the best frequent-flyer programs

Survey shows many loyalty program members are confused about how their program works

Tax and Estate Planning

Can inherited IRAs be split in a divorce?

A new phenomenon may signal a trend in which IRAs play a bigger role in divorce settlements.

Retirement

Retroactive Social Security benefits: Everything you need to know

Rules specify who qualifies for back benefits based on age and filing status.

Your Lifestyle

Funerals are becoming one last extravagant display of wealth

Rolls-Royce hearses and gospel choirs are among the features of high-end memorial services.

Retirement

Claiming Social Security early has lasting impact on survivors

Rush to take benefits due to illness may not be the best move.

Tax and Estate Planning

Pension plans are the new tax dodge for rich business owners

Barred from 20% tax break, wealthy professionals have found a new way to avoid hefty tax bills.

Your Portfolio

Trading apps expose investors to cybercriminals, report finds

Some apps store subscribers' passwords or data on trading without encryption.

Your Portfolio

Goldman sees $1 trillion in buybacks for S&P 500 this year

The accelerating demand means any weakness in stocks is likely to be met with buying from companies.

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