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Investing Advice by the Decade: Ages 11-20

Tweens and teens race into biological adulthood all on their own, but they won't advance to financial adulthood without some parental guidance. Here's what to teach.

3 Survival Instincts That Harm Investors

Following the herd was a good survival strategy for our subsistence ancestors. Today it's a good way to get your investment funds trampled.

What Makes a Company an Attractive Investment?

Index fund investing is hard to beat, but if you're eager to test your chops by investing in individual companies, these are key attributes you should evaluate.

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.

4 Brain Hacks for Better Investment Decisions

Investors may think they make rational decisions, but for many, emotions and psychology call the shots. Understand your biases to make better decisions.

Self-Made Billionaires: Investment Lessons From Their Success

If you want to get rich on the stock market, follow the example of this group of self-made, billionaire investors.

The Basics of Asset Allocation

Once beginning investors move beyond indexes and mutual funds, they start to hear about asset allocation. Learn the basics and how they apply to your investment decisions.

TradeKing Review: The Best Brokerage for New and Intermediate Investors?

TradeKing's low fees and minimums, great research tools, and active community make it a good choice for your online brokerage.

2 Investing Concepts Everyone Should Know

Successful investors know how to get the most from compound interest and make sure they have the right asset allocation. Here's why these two investing concepts are so important.

Best Money Tips: How to Safely Invest Your Money

Today we found some great articles on safely investing your money, ways to add value to your home before selling, and frugal bachelorette party destinations.

The False Allure of Compound Interest

You've seen stories about compound interest adding up to big savings. That can happen — but often, it's not the whole truth.

Money Resolutions: 6 Ways to Take Control in 2013

The start of the new year is a great time to give your saving and investment strategy a makeover. Here's how to get started.

Financial Tricks to Master for a Happier Life

Is it really money you are after? Get your life back and live happier!

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.

Best Money Tips: Work Wardrobe Staples to Invest In

Today we found some awesome articles on work wardrobe staples to invest in, what it takes to clean up your credit, and how to create a new habit.

Comparing Savings Rates: U.S. vs Japan

The savings rate in the United States has increased significantly over the last few months, clearly as a response to our current economic climate. But how does our historical savin

Learn to Invest in 2010: 4 Steps to Educating Yourself

Interested in learning to invest this year but not sure how to accomplish that? By following 4 steps, you can take your knowledge to the next level (and the next, and the next) and

How to Make the Most of Your 401K

Most of us have a 401k account with our employer. But there are people who've decided not to participate in their employer's retirement program for a variety of reasons. But imagi

Cavalcade of Risk - November 4, 2009 - How Much Assurance Does Your Insurance Offer?

Welcome to the November 4, 2009 Cavalcade of Risk — the How Much Assurance Does Your Insurance Offer edition! There were a large number of insurance related topics. Does that mean

It's Time to Purchase Like It's 1999

For those who have a job, a healthy savings account and some optimism about the long-term, it doesn’t get any better than this. Opportunity in the form of lower prices doesn’t kno