Personal Finance & Credit / Stocks

  • 10 best investment companies for small investors

      

    The financial service industry is not exactly geared to somebody who's not Daddy Warbucks. If you're a small investor, it seems like you have nowhere to turn. But there 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...

  • Pump and dump scams make a comeback

      

    Ever gotten a hot stock tip in your email inbox, supposedly letting you know about some undervalued and unknown company that is on track for a big break? Don't think it will be your ticket to...

  • Investment Guide

      

    Investing can seem so complicated that some just shut down and do nothing -- or hire a salesperson to guide them. This guide helps cut through the confusion, no matter what your investment...

  • Big 3 discount investment houses go all in on robo-advising

      

    For many years, the Big Three discount investing houses -- Fidelity, Schwab and Vanguard -- operated on a simple full service vs. self service model. You could either pay them to handle your...

  • 3 reasons not to do business with a full-commission stock broker

      

    Do stockbrokers work for you or against you? The answer might surprise you. Stockbrokers are allowed to work against the best interest of their customers. By contrast, an independent fee-only...

  • Apple stock falls on worries about future growth

      

    Apple is feeling a little rotten today. The company did not report good numbers and warned Wall Street that the numbers looking forward will go down, instead of up. Their sales are in decline and...

  • The #1 worst mistake you can make with your 401(k)

      

    Are you guilty of making what SmartMoney  magazine once called "the dumbest investment move" in your 401(k) at work? I have never been a fan of putting retirement money in...

  • Vanguard expected to rake in more than $200 billion for 2015

      

    After a stellar 2014, Vanguard is expected to take in more than $200 billion in investor cash as we race toward the end of 2015. Vanguard took in a whopping $216 billion in 2014. For this year,...

  • Index Funds Let You Own the Whole Marketplace

      

    I always get questions about the extremes of investing when I’m out and about. People are either asking me about a stock whose value has soared or collapsed…and they’re...

  • New Ways To Save Money on Auto Insurance and Investing

      

    Artificial intelligence of various types will become more and more prominent in our lives. And the good news is, it will help you save more money or grow your money! Schwab automates investment...

  • How to find a fee-only financial planner

      

    Do you have money to invest, but you're not sure where to put it? Most people who are unsure about investments hire someone to help. Here's how to do that the right way. One of the...

  • Robo-Advisor vs. Digital Advisor: What's Right For You?

      

    There’s no arguing that technology has made an indescribable impact on our everyday lives.  With all of the innovations staring at us practically every minute, it makes it hard to...

  • 4 Retirement Planning Tips For Women

      

    I have some disturbing news where women are definitely not living life equal to men. Women tend to live 5 years longer than men on average. Yet they save far more less money for retirement than...

  • How To Avoid Losing $100,000 In Retirement

      

    Employees of smaller companies will have $100,000 less in retirement than workers at bigger companies. But it's not for the reason you think… A study done by BankRate.com found the...