Articles on Investment

8 Things Everyone Should Know About the Commodities Markets

From cows to coffee, billions of dollars are lost and made trading commodities. Here's what you need to know — even if you're not a trader.

Here's What I Learned About Money After Using Acorns

I've never been good with money. But in just three months of using Acorns, I've gotten a whole lot better.

10 Boring Investments That Are Surprisingly Profitable

Just because an investment may lack charisma doesn't mean it can't make you money. Consider adding these wallflowers to your portfolio.

Are You Wasting $68,000 on Gas?

You may think you need to commute a long way to work. But how much is it costing you?

4 Ways to Spring-Clean Your Investment Portfolio

Spring cleaning is in the air! After you dust the cobwebs out of your house, take time to dust them out of your investment portfolio, too.

Should You Pay Down Debt First or Invest?

To pay down debt, or to invest? That is the question. How do you decide which way to tip the scales?

10 Stocks That Are Actually Having a Good Year

The Stock Market stumbled into 2016, pulled down by cheap oil and worries about China. Despite all that, these stocks are stepping lively into spring.

7 Investment Accounts All 30-Somethings Should Have

You're not a kid anymore. It's time for you, and your money, to grow up.

10 Questions to Ask Before You Sell a Stock or a Fund

To sell, or not to sell? Ask yourself these 10 questions before you let go of a stock or fund.

Are You a Value or Growth Investor? Take This Quiz

When it comes to investing, are you a tortoise or a hare? Take our quiz to find out.

8 Assets You Can Count on During Tough Times

When the going gets tough, the tough get going toward these eight dependable assets. What's backstopping your finances?

7 Everyday Things That Are Surprisingly Awesome Investments

It's not every day a thrift store find turns out to be a DaVinci, but that doesn't mean your everyday finds aren't worth something. What's hiding in your attic?

11 Investing Tips You Wish You Could Tell Your Younger Self

If you could go back 20 years and give your younger you some investment advice, would it echo any of these 11 pearls of financial wisdom?

5 Things Newlyweds Must Know About Investing

First comes love, then comes marriage — then comes worrying about money. Here's how to manage your investments together for the long haul.

Stabilize Your Portfolio With These 5 Bond Funds

Bonds don't promise thrilling growth, and that's a plus. Consider adding these five funds to your nest egg for balance — and some tax advantages.

4 Ways to Reduce Your Tax Bill With Bonds

Everyone knows bonds can add diversity and stability to your portfolio. Even better? Many can reduce your taxes, too.

7 Things Your Financial Advisor Wishes You Knew

Then again, if you already knew these truths about investing, why would you need a financial advisor?

4 Ways "Boring" Investments Make Life Exciting

The most exciting part about investing? Watching your money grow — and safe, reliable investments do that just fine.

6 Sobering Facts About the Stock Market

The Stock Market is a safe, reliable way to grow your nest egg right up until it isn't.

The 6 Best Financial News Sites for Investors in a Hurry

Whether you're new to investing or an experienced trader, these sites will keep you up-to-date, wherever there's Internet.