Larry Light

Larry Light is a veteran financial editor and reporter who has worked for the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Week, CBS MoneyWatch, Money, AdviceIQ and Newsday.

Recent Articles By The Author

Retirement Planning: Learning From Other People's Mistakes

Retirement Planning: Learning From Other People's Mistakes

Veteran financial adviser Frank Pare shows clients how to treat their retirement investments realistically, avoiding problems and achieving security.

Avoid These Big Mistakes in Your Retirement Planning

Avoid These Big Mistakes in Your Retirement Planning

Retirement experts say failure to invest enough and not judging your spending are two of the biggest pitfalls.

This Is the Golden Age of Tax-Free Gift Giving

This Is the Golden Age of Tax-Free Gift Giving

Larry Light shows how to donate to your loved ones and avoid having the IRS take a slice.

3 Pitfalls When Making Charity Donations From Your IRA

3 Pitfalls When Making Charity Donations From Your IRA

How to sidestep tax mistakes made when taking a qualified charitable distribution.

3 Worst Estate Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

3 Worst Estate Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Larry Light details some surprising estate planning mistakes most of us make and how to easily fix them.