Articles on Investment

Here's How Rich You'd Be If You Stopped Smoking

It's advice that bears repeating again and again — it's time to quit smoking. Your health, and your savings, will thank you.

7 Easy Ways to Invest in China

China's economy just keeps on growing and making people richer. Here's how an average investor like you can get in on it.

Start Investing Today: Acorns Lets You Invest Your Change While You Shop

What if you were able to automatically invest some money, every day, in small stress-free amounts? Could investing be that simple? Yep. Just sign up for Acorns.

3 Pearls of Financial Wisdom From Alan Greenspan

While Greenspan's tenure as Fed Chairman ended on a sour note (he missed the housing bubble), his knowledge is tremendous. Heed the Oracle.

If You'd Held These 10 Stocks Instead of Sold, You'd Be Rich Now

Fortune favors the bold — and sometimes the bold move is holding on to tanking stocks.

7 Ways to Invest in Biotech Without Getting Burned

Thinking about trying your hand at biotech? Investing the pharmaceutical sector is risky, but with a little insight, you can see hefty returns.

Best Money Tips: Amateur Investing Mistakes You Can Avoid

Today we found some great articles on beginner investing mistakes you can avoid, reasons why being cheap is bad, and frugal ways to relax on a stressful day.

9 Safe Investments That Aren't Bonds

Bonds aren't as attractive as they used to be. Where else can you stash your cash at reduced risk?

The 3 Best Books to Start Investing Today

There are plenty of resources online to help you learn about investing, but print still has value. Read these books to learn the fundamentals.

5 Essential Things Women Should Know About Investing

Half of America's household breadwinners are women — who unfortunately, are still playing catch-up in the investment world. Find out why.

The 4 Best Investments for Lazy Investors

You really don't need a lot of money to get started investing. And you don't need a lot of time, either.

The 4 Greatest Stock Reversals in the Last Decade

These four big stock market losers transformed themselves into stock market darlings in just 10 years. Find out what it takes to be a comeback kid.

7 Dumb Stock Picking Mistakes Even Smart Investors Make

Even savvy investors make dumb mistakes. Steer clear of these easy-to-make investment blunders!

The Most Important Thing You're Probably Not Doing With Your Portfolio

Financial markets shift, and so should your investment goals. Does your portfolio need rebalancing now, soon, or later?

Help, I Bought a Stock Dud! — What Now?

You bought a bad stock and you're losing your shirt. It happens! Don't panic, understand your options, and turn today's loss into tomorrow's gain.

The Top 5 Index Funds to Own Now

Exchange Traded Funds may be the new hotness, but a diversified portfolio should make room for high growth index funds, too. Consider these five.

10 Times You Shouldn't Invest in Stocks

Investing in stocks is a great way to build wealth — but not always. Here's how to decide whether the stock market is right for you.

5 Easy Ways to Start Green Investing

Nurture your financials and Mother Earth at the same time with five eco-friendly investments that do well for you and the planet.

5 Ways to Boost Your Odds of Retiring Early

You don't have to wait 'til your 60s to retire. Make an early retirement a real possibility with some simple steps you can take today.

7 Stocks Warren Buffett Loves — And You Should, Too

Warren Buffett famously takes the long view, investing in firms expected to grow for decades. Are you buying and holding these Buffett picks, too?