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7 Occasions When You Should Definitely Hire a Financial Advisor

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It's great to be able to DIY your money, but some jobs require the skills of a pro. Be the smart about when to seek professional financial advice.

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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?

Here's How Rich You'd Be if You Stopped Drinking Expensive Coffee

Fancy coffee drinkers, heads up! Your daily caffeine vice may seem like a harmless treat, but it's costing you more money than you may realize.

8 Ways ETFs Can Put More Money in Your Pocket Than Mutual Funds

It used to be that that the smart way to invest simply was to buy mutual funds. Not anymore — ETFs are where your money should go.

10 Investing Lessons You Must Teach Your Kids

Teach your children smart investing early, and you'll set them up for a lifetime of good financial decisions later.

5 Ways to Profit From Obama's Cuba Announcement

Even small investors can profit from the thawing of relations between the United States and Cuba. Here are five investments to consider.

Everything You Need to Know About Peer-to-Peer Investing With Lending Club

For borrowers, Lending Club offers another funding source. For investors, it's a way to invest in consumer debt. Here's how to get started.

5 Crucial Things You Should Know About Bonds

Boring and staid, bonds remain a fundamental piece of a well-made portfolio. Find out why you should add bonds to yours.

6 Benefits of Dumping a Losing Stock

Share and fund values rise and fall, so it can be hard to know when to sell a loser. Here are six ways to know when it's time to let go.

5 Reasons Social Media is Still a Smart Investment

Despite some recent stumbles, social media remains a strong investment. Are you favoriting social media stocks?

5 Dumb 401(k) Mistakes Smart People Make

There are lots of ways to go wrong with a 401(k). Don't hurt your retirement with any of these common mistakes.

10 Reasons Why Apple Is Still on a Tear

Apple is once again red hot and primed for more growth in 2015. Find out what's driving Apple's success today.

4 Great Investments That Sounded Really Stupid in the 2000s

It's easy to make the right investments in hindsight. It's also easy to kick yourself for not taking the plunge when you should have.

The 7 Most Successful Women Investors

The world of finance is dominated by men with big portfolios. Learn how these seven women succeeded despite the odds.

5 Investors With Better Returns Than Warren Buffett

The Oracle of Omaha is lauded for his investment success — and rightly so! But other, less celebrated investors have done better. Find out how.

4 Ways to Beat the Stock Market in 2015

While some analysts project a bullish 2015 for the U.S. stock market, others warn of a slowdown. Here are some alternate investments to consider.

Profit on the Oil Bust With These 10 Cheap Energy Stocks

If you invested in these oil and gas companies, you've probably seen double-digit losses. Is now the time to buy?

Should You Trust Your Money With These 4 Popular Financial Robo-Advisers?

More and more investors are choosing "robo-advisers" to manage their retirement and other investment accounts. Here are four to consider.

5 Ways Women Are Better Investors Than Men

In general, women investors are more risk-adverse than men investors. But who earns the better returns?