stocks

9 Ways to Tell If a Stock is Worth Buying

Wondering whether a stock is worth your investment? Here are a bunch of ways to decide!

How to Buy Your First Stock(s) or Fund(s)

There's a first time for everything — including investing! Ready to dive into the wide world of stocks and funds? Start here.

How to Tell if Your 401K Is a Good or a Bad One

The sad truth is that some 401K plans offer bad investments with high fees. Learn how to evaluate yours before you lose too much.

8 Signs Your Retirement Is on Track

You've been pumping money into your retirement accounts, but how do you know if you're on the right track? If these signs ring true, you're doing just fine.

10 Stocks Every Recent Grad Should Own

Gift the recent grad in your life one (or more!) of these great stocks, and they'll be on track to enjoy a nice profit.

Best Online Sites for Building Wealth

No need to shell out for a financial planner or risk going it alone. The Internet has all the tools you need to build your own wealth.

7 Investments That Usually Soar During the Summer

The stock market doesn't always lag in the summertime and these seven sectors remind that it's not always wise to "go away in May."

The Only 8 Rules of Investing You Need to Know

Investing seems so risky — and complicated. It really isn't, though, if you stick to the basics.

10 Smart Uses for Food That's About to Go Bad

Your brown bananas and flimsy fennel may look ready for the trash, but there's still lots of ways to enjoy these soon-to-spoil foods.

Should You Invest in Start-Ups?

A sleek new startup may have all the merits of style, but is it a good fit for your investment portfolio?

9 Financial Moves You Will Always Regret

Life is best lived with no regrets. But if you make these money moves, you’re sure to have a few.

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.

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.

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?

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?

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.

The Best Ways to Invest $50, $500, or $5000

Whether your windfall is a crisp $50 bill or a few thousand smackers, you can invest it wisely for the best long term payoff. Here's how.

10 Stocks and Bonds That Will Profit From the Fed Rate Hike

The Fed raised interest rates for the first time in a decade. How will the market — and your portfolio — respond?

10 Stocks to Invest in During the Holidays

These companies are poised for a big holiday blitz and that might make them good stocking stuffers for your portfolio.