Ask Stacy: Which Is Better — Dividend or Growth Stocks?

This reader wants to know whether he’s better off buying fast-growing stocks or stocks that pay dividends. Here’s why it’s useful to have both types, and even better to have the rare stocks (like Apple) that offer growth and dividends.

The 10 Commandments of Wealth and Happiness

I’ve been offering money advice for more than 30 years. Here are the 10 most important things I’ve learned about making more money and being happier while you do it.

Is American Faith in Banks Finally on the Mend?

Wounds of the Great Recession are slow to heal when it comes to confidence in the banking industry. A recent Gallup survey shows how the perception of these and other U.S. institutions stack up.