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8 Types of Investors — Which One Are You?

From set-it-and-forget-it to ultra hands on, there are many different types of investors. Which one are you?

This One Mental Bias Is Harming Your Investments

The biggest threat to your investments isn't a market downturn — it's your own brain.

8 Surprising Ways Confidence Can Hurt Your Investments

Being confident is good. Being a little too confident with your investments, on the other hand, can mean money troubles.

Is Dollar Cost Averaging the Right Strategy for You?

Want to invest a lump sum while cutting down risk? Dollar cost averaging may be your move.

Your Loss Aversion Is Costing You More Than Your FOMO

Losing money hurts so much more than the thrill of getting it. Why is that?

Want Your Investments to Do Better? Stop Watching the News

If you want to be a better investor, consider stepping away from the market "news."

How to Protect Yourself From Predatory Lending

"No credit? No problem!" At least, that's what a predatory lender might want you to think.

Why the Age of Your Credit History Matters

Your credit history is like a fine wine — the longer it matures, the better it is.

8 Signs an ETF Isn't Right for You

There are thousands of ETFs out there. Before you go buying willy-nilly, you might want to make sure they're right for you.

5 Essentials for Building a Profitable Portfolio

Investing is a bit of an art form, but it doesn't need to be a complicated one. Know the essentials, and you'll be on your way to great returns.

8 Money Lessons We Can Learn From Baseball

Our beloved national pastime can teach us a whole lot about hitting a home run with our money.

9 Threats to a Secure Retirement

What's keeping you from saving enough money for a secure retirement?

What Are Growth Stocks?

Looking to supercharge your portfolio? Here's how to find growth.

3 Smart Ways Young Millionaires Manage Their Money

Even if you aren't lucky enough to be a young millionaire, you can still learn a thing or two about money from the filthy rich under 40 set.

How Too Much Investment Diversity Can Cost You

Never put all your eggs in one investment basket. But how do you know if you have too many baskets?

7 Things You Should Know Before Buying a Foreclosed Home

Are foreclosures all risk and no reward? Well, not always. Here are a few things to consider before calling one home.

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.

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.

Learn How to Invest With These 5 Stock Market Games

If you've ever felt daunted by the complexity — and risk — of investing real money, try it for pretend first. It's fun, too!

How Much Can You Afford to Risk In a Play Money Account?

Taking reasonable investment risks can be fun with "play money" you set aside for the purpose — just don't risk your retirement or emergency fund!