inflation

Cash Might Make You Happier, But Investments Will Make You Richer

Having a lot of cash on hand might put a smile on your face, but if it's long-term wealth you're after, you need to invest.

7 Critical Money Mistakes People Make in Their 40s

As you enter your 40s, the financial stakes increase. Don't make these dangerous money missteps.

9 Ways You Sabotage Your Financial Growth

If you just can't seem to get ahead with your money, it may be your own financial fault.

8 Investments That May Soar During Trump's Term

Trump's economic impact is just guesswork for now, but let's take a look at what investments may soar under his lead, based on what's he's campaigned on.

5 Financial Moves Now That You'll Regret When You Retire

Retirement may seem like a distant dot on the horizon, but if you make these costly money moves today, you'll really regret it later.

Could Trump Bring Higher Interest Rates and Inflation? Consider These Money Moves

Will the fiscal landscape be different in 2017 during a Trump presidency? Here's how to get your money ready, either way things go.

7 Reasons Millennials Should Stop Being Afraid of the Stock Market

Young people aren't investing as much as they should be — and it's costing them. Get over these fears and start putting your money to work.

4 Foolproof Ways to Protect Your Money From Inflation

Inflation may not be as taxing as it once was, but it still chips away at your money. Here's how to keep more of what's yours, for longer.

7 Cool Things Bonds Tell You About the Economy

Bonds may not be the snazziest investment, but they sure can tell us a lot about how the economy is doing. Here's why it's smart to start paying attention to bonds.

8 Surprising Ways Cheap Oil Impacts Your Wallet

The price of oil keeps on dropping — and that's good, right? Mostly, but there are some negatives, too, even if you don't work in the oil patch.

5 Latin American Markets to Watch

For those with a greater risk tolerance, growing Latin American economies offer opportunity. Is there room in your portfolio for a trip south?

How Much Can You Afford to Spend in Retirement?

You made it! Now how exactly can you enjoy your retirement without worrying about your savings? Follow these rules of thumb.

8 Things Your Boomer Parents Could Afford That You Can't

It's not just your imagination: Things are way more expensive now than they used to be.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Beat Inflation

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to beat inflation, cutting health care costs, and saving big on back to school shopping.

Weird Money Facts: 5 True Cases of Unbelievable Inflation

A dollar doesn't seem go as far as it used to, does it? Compared to these cases of inflation truly run amok, the dollar is the Rock of Gibraltar!

Savings Rates Below Inflation? Save Anyway

When savings rates are below the inflation rate, it's easy to delude yourself into thinking you shouldn't save. That's a bad idea.

How Much Money Will You Need to Retire?

Do you really know how much money you'll need to retire? Find out by filling out this short (but comprehensive) worksheet.

How to Understand and Protect Yourself From Inflation

Inflation is inevitable. What you can change, though, is how you deal with it — and these decisions can make or break your financial future.

Why Inflation Isn't as Bad as You Think

Worrying about something like inflation doesn't help make it better — plus, there might not be as much to fret about as you thought. Learn why.

Why Inflation?

We know how inflation happens—excess growth in the money supply. But why does inflation happen?