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7 Best Money Management Tips From John Oliver

Cable TV funnyman John Oliver gets a lot of laughs skewering the rich and powerful. Through the mirth, he also shares some solid financial advice.

How to Tell if Your 401K Is a Good or a Bad One

The sad truth is that some 401K plans offer bad investments with high fees. Learn how to evaluate yours before you lose too much.

8 Signs Your Retirement Is on Track

You've been pumping money into your retirement accounts, but how do you know if you're on the right track? If these signs ring true, you're doing just fine.

Are You Wasting $68,000 on Gas?

You may think you need to commute a long way to work. But how much is it costing you?

The Top 5 Index Funds to Own Now

Exchange Traded Funds may be the new hotness, but a diversified portfolio should make room for high growth index funds, too. Consider these five.

3 Steps to Getting Started in the Stock Market With Index Funds

For new investors with limited resources, the stock market can be confusing and intimidating. Index funds are an easy, low risk, and affordable way to get started.

Why Index Funds Are the Best Choice for New Investors

New investors may be tempted to move their mutual fund investments into an actively managed fund. Choose an index fund instead to avoid a costly mistake.

5 Reasons to Ditch Other Stock Investments for the S&P 500

Whether you're intimidated by the stock market or you just want a simpler way to invest, buying the S&P 500 index fund might be right for you.

Is Paying Off Your Mortgage Early Costing You Money?

Are you worrying too much about whether you should pay off your mortgage early or invest that extra cash? Here's an article for you.

Choosing Your Path to Prosperity

You can enter a room where you could find wealth immediately, or one where you'll definitely find it...but the search might take years. Which do you choose?

Mutual Funds for Wise Bloggers

I know that Wise Bloggers are smart readers, so you might already know everything there is to know about mutual funds. However I have come across many very smart people who don't a

Book review: The Little Book of Common Sense Investing

If you're one of the people whose investment goal is simply the maximum long-term investment return with the least effort on your part, then you're not going to find a better in