Archive for 'Investing'
Sep 24, 2010 - This week we have some questions about whether to invest in gold, grills or dishwashers.
Sep 23, 2010 - 40 percent of Americans with incomes between $25,000 and $35,000 think their best shot at paying for their retirement is winning the lottery. Their odds of winning an academy award are much greater.
Sep 14, 2010 - Young people are not bullish about the stock market, a new report says. But despite the risks, making money in stocks isn’t as hard or as scary as it sounds.
Sep 10, 2010 - Question: I just inherited from a relative. What should I do with the money?
Aug 17, 2010 - On Aug. 16th, I added 500 shares of Corning Glass (GLW) to my portfolio. Here's my logic.
Jul 23, 2010 - While earning a guaranteed 5% may sound like a great deal today, historically speaking it's no big deal. If you can lock in 5% for one year, fine. But if you have to enter into a high-cost, long-term insurance contract to get it, it becomes a lot less attractive.
Jul 21, 2010 - When Congress doesn't have the either the votes or the chutzpa to make real changes, the studies begin. The financial reform bill orders up 68.
Jul 19, 2010 - Two years in the making, the new financial regulatory reform bill has arrived. Here are five ways it might put more money in your pocket - or at least keep it there.
Jul 15, 2010 - For years, employees have been in the dark regarding fees they pay to invest in 401ks and other work-related voluntary retirement plans. The Department of Labor has finally agreed to turn on the light.
Jul 14, 2010 - According to a recently-released study, many of those facing retirement haven't set enough aside to keep their golden years golden.
Jul 13, 2010 - The price of gold is up 400% since 2001. Time to join the gold rush, or is the party almost over? Here are both sides of the gold coin.
Jul 13, 2010 - ADC Telecommunications is a stock in the real-money online portfolio at MoneyTalksNews.com. If the deal goes through, it represents a 73% gain in less than a year.
Jul 12, 2010 - Think a $35 fee to check a bag is annoying? Compared to the hidden fees you pay to invest in your company's 401k or 403b plan, they're chickenfeed.
Jul 08, 2010 - "Forex" refers to trading foreign exchange contracts. Good idea? Sure. Like hitting yourself on the head with a hammer, it will feel good when you stop.
Jul 06, 2010 - When I was a stock broker, I speculated with stock and index options in an attempt to make a killing. But I got killed instead. Here's why I think options are among the world's stupidest investments.