Elder financial fraud is worse than we thought. Here’s what we can do about it.

Elder financial fraud is worse than we thought. Here’s what we can do about it.

Our parents’ financial rules of thumb were pretty simple and easy to follow: Neither a borrower nor a lender be, pay back your mortgage before retirin[......]

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9 things retirees should never keep in their wallets

9 things retirees should never keep in their wallets

You and your hard-earned savings have finally made it to retirement. Why risk losing anything if your wallet goes missing or is stolen? Because wit[......]

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Should I take out a loan to pay my debts?

Should I take out a loan to pay my debts?

Q: "I have student loan debt and have racked up about $6,000 in credit card debt over the last three years. I'm thinking of taking out a personal loan[......]

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Train your brain to save more and spend less

Train your brain to save more and spend less

Put more money in your pocket.

Your brain and your wallet aren't always on speaking terms. Despite good intentions, mental tics and tripwires often u[......]

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Paying off your mortgage could be the smartest investment of 2018

Paying off your mortgage could be the smartest investment of 2018

New tax law makes ridding yourself of debt even savvier.

What's the best investment you can make in 2018? Three considerations — taxes, risk and the[......]

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Category Archives: INVESTMENT

7 retirement investing mistakes to avoid

Avoid investing potholes

A pothole in the road can throw off your car’s alignment. Likewise, investing potholes can permanently throw off your retire[……]

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SEC proposes rule to protect investors, nest eggs

The long struggle too protect investors from conflicted advice has taken one step forward and two steps back.

A U.S. Department of Labor rule that[……]

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You can make more money on small-cap stocks by playing this overlooked index

The Russell 2000 Index is the most inclusive, but it has not been a stellar performer over the long haul.

Small-cap stocks are where the action is th[……]

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Why it’s time to stop worrying about higher bond yields

Before the 10-year yield finally broke 3% last month, many investors had worried that higher yields would cause the stock market to tumble. And when t[……]

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Why the Fed is ‘Public Enemy No.1’ for the stock market

The ‘morphine drip’ preventing stock pain is ending, analyst says.

Over the past several weeks, policy uncertainty has been the biggest driver of mov[……]

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China won’t rule out scaling back U.S. Treasury purchases

The Chinese ambassador to the United States would not rule out his nation scaling back the purchase of U.S government debt if the two nations end up i[……]

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