Mark Germain, CFP

Mark Germain, CFP, is founder and CEO of Beacon Wealth Management, a financial advisory firm with more than $250 million in assets under management, Hackensack, New Jersey. ­

Financial Planning

5 Money Mavens Reveal Their Most Memorable Mistakes

Even some of the country’s shrewdest financial pros have made big mistakes with their money. Here are their confessions so you don’t make those mistakes.


7 Investments That Will Earn You Higher Yields Starting Right Now

You can start earning more than 3%...5%...even 8% on these investments right away.


5 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Stock Risk But Stay in the Market

Your portfolio has probably gotten riskier than you even intended. Here are five easy ways to fix that—choose the one that fits you best.