Secrets of 6 top financial advisers

Some of the financial planning profession's most respected veterans reveal their favorite strategies for tough times.

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Strategies from those who know
When you're paddling in rough financial waters, it helps to have an experienced guide. That's why we've taken some of the most pressing money questions you have and posed them to people who tackle these problems every day.

These half-dozen pros are among the most esteemed advisers in the field. Some serve only wealthy clients, some the merely affluent.

But whatever their outlook, they share wisdom based on years of experience - a grand total of 158 years - and thousands of hours working with people who, like you, want the best possible future for their families.

Let the learning begin.


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Last updated December 10 2008: 1:46 PM ET
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