investing

4 Ways to Boost Your 401(k) Returns

Most of us have all of our retirement eggs in the 401(k) basket. Maximize your fund's growth by making these powerful plan moves.

8 Ways Rising Interest Rates Can Help Your Wallet

Interest rates may be on the rise. Here's how you can take advantage.

How and Why I Held Onto a Tanking Stock — And What Happened Next

One investor takes a chance on a growth stock just before the price falls. Learn how she rationalized her decision — and whether it was a mistake.

4 Cheap, Easy Ways to Invest Your First $1000

Investing is only for the wealthy, right? With even modest sums put aside, anyone can start building an investment portfolio — and it's easy, too.

5 Financial Obstacles That Are Especially Tough for Women

For a few reasons — some unfair — women face obstacles to money that men do not. Learn about those obstacles — and learn how to overcome them.

9 Silly Reasons People Don't Invest (But Should)

People come up with the silliest reasons not to get started investing. Drop these excuses and get started investing!

7 Occasions When You Should Definitely Hire a Financial Advisor

It's great to be able to DIY your money, but some jobs require the skills of a pro. Be the smart about when to seek professional financial advice.

How to Get Over These 5 Scary Things About Investing

If fear is holding you back from investing, screw your courage to the sticking place! Stop letting fear make your money decisions for you.

8 Personal Finance Tips for Introverts

Are you an introvert? If so, your inclinations to listening, thinking, and looking before leaping are well suited to earning, saving, and investing.

7 Ways to Keep Your Retirement Funds From Disappearing

If you've got some retirement savings, you're doing well! Follow these guidelines to keep your savings as strong as possible.

Smart Investors Have These 6 Traits — Do You?

It takes money to make money investing, and it takes a certain kind of person. Find out if you are, and if you aren't — how to become one.

5 Things People Who Are Good With Money Never Say

If you want to get better at managing your money, watch what you say.

12 Wacky (and Not-So-Wacky) Investment Strategies That Actually Work

The conventional wisdom on investing is to buy and hold for a long time. But there are other strategies that many investors use to grab an edge.

Best Money Tips: The Investing Edition

Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on investing.

If You're Doing These 5 Things, Your Saving Efforts Are for Nothing

Saving is hard, but chances are, if you're doing any of this stuff with your money, you're not saving at all.

You May Be Putting Your Retirement Money in the Wrong Place

ETFs? Index funds? Stocks? Where should you put your retirement money? It depends on your situation and goals. Here's how to decide.

7 Ways Investing Sucks (and Why You Should Do It Anyway)

Yes, investing is complicated and difficult. But it's not as bad as you think.

12 Places to Keep Your Money Safe — And Growing

Sure, you could stuff your money into a mattress, but these 12 savings vehicles keep your money safe and they help it grow a little.

Here's How Investing in Companies You Hate Can Make You Rich

Forget "buy what you like." If you hate it, invest in it.

How to Turn $25 a Week Into Almost $7000 in 5 Years

You don't need thousands of dollars to earn real money investing. All you need is $25 a week and a plan — this plan.