Bonds offer investors several advantages, but you should understand their potential risks and basic terms before you jump in.
You may know how fund expenses can sap retirement accounts, but some funds also have even sneakier fees you should be aware of.
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.
New investors may be tempted to move their mutual fund investments into an actively managed fund. Choose an index fund instead to avoid a costly mistake.
There are many ways to invest besides buying shares in a company's stock through a brokerage firm. Discover eight cheap (or free!) ways.
Online brokers are known for cheap stock trades, but there's more to consider when selecting a firm. Use this guide to make a choice that works for you.
Sure, you recycle. But are you investing in companies that trash the planet? Here's how to find out whether your investments line up with your ideals.
Whether you're intimidated by the stock market or you just want a simpler way to invest, buying the S&P 500 index fund might be right for you.
Companies brag about how their mutual funds beat Lipper averages. That sounds awesome...until you learn a little more about what a Lipper average is.
Which is the better investment? Know how ETFs and mutual funds work can help you decide which is best for your needs. Let's have them face off, and see how each performs.
With the recent upheaval in the financial markets, many individual investors are feeling the pain of shrinking investment accounts. In fact, over $2 trillion dollars have been wipe
You drive and drink responsibly, spend your money responsibly, and act responsibly, don’t you? But do you invest responsibly? Can you invest responsibly?
I know that Wise Bloggers are smart readers, so you might already know everything there is to know about mutual funds. However I have come across many very smart people who don't a
If you're one of the people whose investment goal is simply the maximum long-term investment return with the least effort on your part, then you're not going to find a better in
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