investments

Does Your Net Worth Even Matter?

You may not be raking it in like Warren Buffett, but yes, your net worth still matters.

Start Planning Now for When Your Target-Date Fund Ends

Target-date funds are a common way to help you save for retirement. But what happens when they actually hit their target?

How Single Parents Can Juggle Retirement Savings, Too

Being a single parent is hard work. Being a single parent and adequately funding your retirement is extra hard. But you can do it.

7 Things Financial Advisers Wish You Knew About Retirement

You don't need a crystal ball to plan your retirement. You just need to listen to your financial adviser.

Most Popular Ways Americans Spend Their Tax Refunds

Americans are getting smarter about spending their tax refunds. How will you spend yours?

Are Timeshares Ever Worth the Investment?

Timeshares are as popular as ever. Before shelling out a huge chunk of change for a "home away from home," consider these pros and cons.

8 Smart Money Moves to Make in the New Year

You've resolved to give your finances a boost this year — that's great! These money moves will help get you there.

How to Give Your Finances a Year-End Review

As the New Year begins, take a look back at how your money did last year and start planning for more financial progress this year.

7 Last-Minute Ways to Cut Your 2016 Tax Bill

Tick tock, the year's almost up! Before 2017 comes ringing in, make sure you check off these last-minute ways to cut your '16 tax bill.

13 Financial Gifts to Give Yourself This Holiday Season

Don't forget this very important person on your holiday gift list — you! How about one of these smart financial gifts?

13 Money Goals You Can Still Reach by 2017

We may be more than halfway through 2016, but that doesn't mean your money goals for the year have been for naught!

Who to Hire: A Financial Planner or a Financial Adviser?

Believe it or not, financial advisers and financial planners are not the same thing!

12 Personal Finance Skills Everyone Should Master

Budgeting and negotiation are just the tip of the iceberg. How many of these critical life and money skills have you mastered?

When Location Isn't King: How to Choose Income Rental Property

They say location is key when you're buying a home — but what about when investing in a rental property? Don't get stuck in the red!

These 13 Numbers Are the Keys to Understanding Your Finances

From net worth to inflation, brush up on these critical 14 numbers, and you'll be on your way to better financial well-being.

Do You Need a Financial Planner?

It doesn't take much — a new home, a new business, a wedding — to complicate once simple finances. It might be time to hire a pro.

15 Ways to Make Money Outside Your Day Job

You've only got so many hours in the day to sell to the Man. But if you're creative with what you've got, you can still give your finances a boost.

Watch Out for These 5 Sneaky 401K Fees

Don't let fees and plan costs sap your 401K earnings. Watch out for these five hidden retirement fees.

5 Expensive Life Essentials Worth Investing In

While it's good to scrimp and save, you may want to think twice about cheaping out on these life essentials. They're worth every penny.

5 Times You Shouldn't Rush to Pay Off Your Mortgage

Every homeowner dreams of owning their home free and clear. Before you rush to pay that mortgage down, consider what else your money might do.