Archive for 'Investing'
Feb 04, 2009 - Experts estimate that trillions of dollars of retirement and other savings have now been wiped out by the stock market meltdown that began last year... and that's got lots of investors worried that stocks aren't for them. But we explain how to take the shock out of stocks.
Jan 21, 2009 - If you have money in a 401(k) or other retirement plan, 2008 was probably a down year. But there are ways to make 2009 better. One way? Become more knowledgeable when it comes to investing.
Jan 19, 2009 - Trying to save more money this year? We asked a professional credit counselor for the best advice to save more money.
Jan 07, 2009 - According to the government, overall inflation has been low, and is expected to stay that way in 2009. But that doesn’t mean all prices are standing still. Where to look for the biggest price increases this year...
Jan 05, 2009 - Comparing 2009 economic predictions on the stock market, price of oil, and housing market from an expert on Wall Street and people on Main Street.
Jan 02, 2009 - Every year experts predict what’s going to happen in the year ahead, including things that will affect your money. Last year money reporter Stacy Johnson talked to one of Wall Street's top economists, as well as people just like you. Now it's time to see who was smarter.
Oct 16, 2008 - With all the turmoil in the market, how about a fun blast from the past?
Oct 10, 2008 - If you've been watching the news lately, you might've seen something about the economy... but in case you've been living in a cave, things are bad. Are we on the verge of another depression? Should you be scared by what you see happening in the stock market?
Oct 03, 2008 - The bailout of our banking system, considered a short-term solution by many experts, could end up costing you big in the long-term.
Oct 03, 2008 - With all the talk of banks going under, what about your stock brokerage? If it fails, is your money insured?
Oct 01, 2008 - I wanted to take this opportunity to say a few words about the situation we're in, how we got here, what's likely to happen in the days ahead and what you should be doing to protect your family's finances.
Sep 02, 2008 - The University of Iowa sponsors a low-stakes trading market where participants can put wagers on "political futures". The surprise? Betters are more accurate than polls at predicting election outcomes.
Aug 15, 2008 - Saving an extra couple of hundred dollars each month is easier than you might think. It starts by taking a hard look at all the little expenses you rack up, and cutting the "money pits" from your daily spending.
Aug 13, 2008 - Wouldn’t you like to have your savings in a place that would return double digits even when the stock market is lousy? There might be a way, providing you’re willing to "hedge" your bets.
Aug 01, 2008 - If you're keeping money in the bank, you know how low rates are. And if you've done any food shopping lately, you know how high prices are. But what you may not have considered is what low savings rates and high inflation can do to your savings.