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6 Great Tips to Help You Retire and Not Go Broke

Toby Nwazor | Posted 04.19.2016 | Fifty
Toby Nwazor

Credit Not having to work has two sides to it. It can be both sweet and sour, but it is an era that we all will face if we live long enough. It is wi...

Do Asset Allocation and Diversification Still Work?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Dear Readers, Here we go again. Just when we thought we could put the worries of 2008 and its aftermath behind us, market volatility once again has i...

Should You Prepare for the Next Bear Market?

David A. Dedman | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
David A. Dedman

There are probably plenty of reasons to start preparing for trouble. Far be it for me to tell you to not be a doomsday prepper. Between the Federal Reserve, China and bonds, what's a poor investor to do?

Making Your Portfolio Retirement Ready

Jacob Gold | Posted 05.21.2016 | Money
Jacob Gold

For many people, one of the biggest adjustments in retired life is learning how to manage their money without the regular income sources they've grown accustomed to in their working years.

5 Money Lessons From Monopoly

David A. Dedman | Posted 05.05.2016 | Money
David A. Dedman

1. Monopoly teaches us budgeting. It's a really simple, visual lesson. When you look down and you start to run low on that pretty pastel play money, you know you're in trouble.

4 Ways to Supercharge Your 401(k) Returns

David A. Dedman | Posted 03.08.2015 | Money
David A. Dedman

There are a few things you can do to improve your 401(k) performance. No, it doesn't involve the exciting world of day-trading your 401(k)! Plus, you don't have to be an expert at picking investments either. You just need to do a few small things, and none of them will cost you money!

Is It Time for a Correction?

David A. Dedman | Posted 10.14.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

I read that it has been over 1,042 days since we corrected 10 percent or more. Holy crap! That's three years!

5 Investment Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Porfolio

Todd Tresidder | Posted 06.25.2014 | Money
Todd Tresidder

There's no reason for you to learn about investment mistakes the hard way. Instead, learn from others so you can avoid the obvious potholes. Here are my top five investment mistakes that can destroy your portfolio's long-term performance.

Diversification Through Fixed Income

Women & Co | Posted 08.11.2013 | Business
Women & Co

For most of us, the word "bonds" brings to mind a savings bond that family members (or friends of the family) may have given us when we were born. But in reality, bonds can be an important component of a well-diversified portfolio.

Diversifying the Arms Industry

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 04.26.2013 | World
Lia Petridis Maiello

In early April, the General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York City adopted an international arms trade treaty (ATT) that is supposed...

How Often Should I Rebalance My Investments?

Frank Morgan | Posted 02.02.2013 | Money
Frank Morgan

A student in my Investment Mathematics class asked me how often you need to rebalance. The most common guideline we found was "at least once a year," but we knew that the answer should depend on the value of your portfolio.

The Ethical Investor: Wall Street Ripoff #2 - Encouraging Too Much Diversification

John R. Talbott | Posted 11.07.2012 | Money
John R. Talbott

Investors have been sold a very big lie over the years, that greater diversification always leads to higher risk adjusted returns.

Four New Rules for Asset Allocation

Richard Barrington | Posted 10.28.2012 | Money
Richard Barrington

People typically set their asset allocation based on traditional assumptions -- many of which may be badly out of date in today's unusual financial environment.

An Interest-Earning Secret, From Maria Bartiromo (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

Maria Bartiromo, financial expert and anchor of CNBC's "Closing Bell", shared information about how to increase the interest you receive from bank acc...

Diversification: Will You Seize The Opportunity?

Jeff Jorge | Posted 09.04.2012 | Business
Jeff Jorge

One of the biggest lessons we have shared with companies and their executives has been that of diversification: seek to diversify revenue streams, to expand into new industry verticals, to pursue international markets.

Gold May Glitter But Can It Deliver?

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 07.13.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

The classic safe-haven investment has seen a strong uptrend in value since the autumn of 2008. Various factors have been credited as drivers of this move, but what is the risk gold could lose its luster?

The New Meaning Of Diversification

Ron Galloway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Galloway

Like stocks, institutions go down too. Having all your money with one brokerage firm or financial advisor is foolhardy, even if they are "diversifying" your investments.