Archive for 'Investing'
Jul 06, 2010 - Stock market? Falling. Housing market? Unstable. Savings accounts? Paying zilch. What's an investor to do? Here are my predictions on where we'll be in the summer of 2012, along with a look at my personal portfolio.
Jun 25, 2010 - The new financial reform bill contains a little-known provision establishing an office of financial literacy. Here's what it might do for you.
Jun 25, 2010 - Believe it or not, the people you pay to advise you at Wall Street investment houses aren't required to act in your best interests. Soon they will be.
Jun 23, 2010 - When you hear about financial reform, you often hear about reforming rules for trading derivatives. Here's what it means and why you should care.
Jun 14, 2010 - Just because your employer automatically enrolled you in their retirement plan doesn't mean you leave amounts and investments up to them as well.
Apr 27, 2010 - Most clubs require that you pay dues to belong, but there's one type of club that might pay you to show up! If you're a beginning investor interested in making both money and friends, take a look at investment clubs.
Apr 26, 2010 - Uncle Sam announced this morning that he's selling 1.7 billion shares of Citigroup sometime soon. That's depressing the price of the stock today, but I'm looking at it as a buying opportunity.
Apr 20, 2010 - On Friday, April 16th, we added 2,000 shares of Citigroup and 1,000 of Huntington Bancshares to our model portfolio. Here's why.
Apr 19, 2010 - In some ways our economy is like a blimp: big, tough to steer... and facing inflation. Are your savings inflation-protected? Here are some ideas that might help.
Apr 02, 2010 - Whether you're a market pro or just getting started, here are three simple steps to build the perfect investment portfolio in only 10 minutes.
Mar 28, 2010 - There are exceptions to nearly every rule. But the rule allowing you to earn tax-free interest on EE savings bonds when used for education seems to have more exceptions than most. Before you buy EE bonds for education, read this first!
Mar 10, 2010 - If you're tired of earning 1% or less on your savings, maybe you're considering stocks. But there's an obvious problem: risk. Here's some advice that might help you sleep a little better at night and make a little more by day.
Feb 02, 2010 - It's a question I've been hearing for 30 years: Can I earn more than risk-free investments are paying... without taking any risk or tying my money up?
Jan 14, 2010 - Investing requires less money than you'd think. Here are a few tips to help anyone get started.
Jan 05, 2010 - Every year we sit down with the chief economist from Standard & Poors, and interview people like you, to get predictions from the year ahead. Here's what we heard in 2009, as well as their predictions for 2010.