Personal Finance & Credit / Investing & Retirement

  • How 50-somethings should plan for retirement

      

    Odds are, if you are in your 50s, you have thought about retirement at one time or another. Regardless of whether this is your final decade of working for the man — or being the...

  • Nearly 25% of Americans are making this costly money mistake

      

    While stashing money under your mattress in college probably worked fine, if you want to build long-term wealth, that's not the way to do it. But according to a new survey, an alarming...

  • Investment Guide: Advanced Investors

      

    There's good news for the advanced investor. The price war between Fidelity, Vanguard and Charles Schwab is continually heating up. In the latest move, Fidelity has cut prices on more than...

  • 7 simple investing strategies that will help you in the long run

      

    We as a country can't continue to pay for the Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid obligations that we've promised our citizens. The math simply isn't going to work, especially as we...

  • Don’t be a victim of pump and dump stock scams

      

    Fraudsters advertising bogus investment opportunities are everywhere. Stay aware to avoid pump and dump scams.

  • 702(j) plans: The "retirement plan" that needs to retire!

      

    Have you heard about the secret retirement plan called a 702(j) that the government supposedly doesn't want you to know about? Here's why the 702(j) isn't all it's cracked up to...

  • 196 of the best and worst cities for retirement

      

    If you’re looking for the best place to retire, there are a lot of factors to consider.  Bankrate just released new rankings of 196 cities for retirees, and they...

  • Best discount investment brokers

      

    Don't let your hard-earned money that you invest get eaten up with fees! Check out this list of the best discount investment brokers. Read more: Clark's investment guide Top discount...

  • How much money do I need to retire?

      

    How much do you really need to save for retirement? The question (and figuring out the answer) can be daunting, ambiguous and difficult to grasp -- especially since no one knows the...

  • Does robo-advising have a future?

      

    Even though robo-advising is still in its infancy, there are already some reservations from analysts about the industry's future. Read more: Clark's investment guide What is...

  • 6 ways to buy stocks for free or very cheap

      

    When it comes to investing, keeping costs low is the name of the game. That's because management fees, annual expenses and so forth can take a big bite out of your money. In fact, paying just...

  • 12 cheap places to retire that offer great quality of life

      

    When it comes to retirement, you want to live in a place where you'll enjoy a great quality of life and where your money will stretch the furthest. Kiplinger has crunched the numbers the...

  • #1 overlooked thing that gives you $80,000 more in retirement!

      

    Want to make more money over time in your investments? Then you've got to pay attention to this one key data point in your portfolio. Read more: 6 positive attitudes that self-made...

  • How you can make over $100K by skipping your morning coffee

      

    I won’t lie. It’s going to take some time. But yes, you can make over $100,000 by skipping the coffee shop on your way to work every day. Oh, and you can still make your...

  • 66% of Americans don't understand this crucial financial concept: Here's how it works

      

    When it comes to personal finance, there are really just a handful of things you need to understand in order to take control of your money. One of the most important concepts that applies to...