investing

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.

Here's How Simply Investing in Companies You Love Can Make You Rich

Investing in the stock market can seem challenging, but you really can earn solid returns by keeping it simple.

$4,000, $8,000, or Even $453,500 in 5 Years: A Low-Risk Investment Plan

If you're saving for a new car or a down payment on a house, you can boost your return in the short-term with little risk.

5 Inspiring People Who Each Paid Off Over $100,000 in Debt

For these five people debt totaling $100k — or more — seemed insurmountable. That is, until they paid it off. Find out how you can, too.

7 Questions That Reveal If You and Your Partner Are a Money Match

They say romance and money don't mix but, to maintain a successful marriage, mixing the two is crucial. Here's how to get the convo started -- before it's too late

This One Thing Will Get You to $1 Million (Tax-Free!)

Saving a big hunk of money for retirement — up to a cool million — is not complicated or hard. All you have to do is this one thing, every month.

Trading Options Is a Sound Investment (and It's Simpler Than You Think!)

If mutual funds and individual stocks are passe, take a look at options. They're a lot less complicated than you think.

Don't Let Poor Health Kill Your Retirement Fund

Health care costs make up a big part of retiree spending. Plan for a healthy finances and a healthy body today to make a big difference tomorrow.

A Lot of People Don't Understand What an Investment Really Is. Do You?

An investment plan is more than numbers on a page. It's your strategy to live the life you want — on your terms.

What Is Your Financial Kryptonite (and How to Conquer It)

Is it shoes? Saving? Fear of investing? Learn how to recognize your personal finance kryptonite — and then learn how to beat it.

This Is Why You Can't Postpone Planning for Your Retirement (And How to Start)

Only one person is responsible for your retirement plan — you. Find out how you can take charge with these simple steps.

Exchange Traded Funds: The Low-Fee Investment Option You Don't Know About

Wait! Exchange Traded Funds are lot more exciting and interesting than you might think. Read on to find out why!

How to Save $26,000 in 5 Years or Less

Think you can't save money and get ahead? Learn how a few simple changes to your daily spending can become a HUGE pile of money.