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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.

Stabilize Your Portfolio With These 11 Dividend Stocks

With interest rates stuck at historic lows, stocks that pay dividends can generate cash income. These dividend stocks are definitely worth a look.

10 Deliciously Profitable Food and Beverage Stocks

Everybody needs to eat, right? Put some extra food on your table with food and beverage industry shares that offer a nutritious return.

The Stock Market Has Been Really Tough on These 10 Industries

Let's face it — this past August was a terrible month for stocks. Here's a look at the industries that performed the worst.

8 Ways to Prepare for a Stock Market Dive

Got a little bit jumpy after the last market downturn? Relax. Here's how you can be prepared for the next one.

8 Reasons to Stay Calm When the Market Tanks

Panicking over the recent market downturn? Deep breaths. Your money will be okay this time, and next time, too. Here's why.

11 Investment Mistakes We All Make

If you've ever fumbled with your investments, you aren't alone. How many of these investing mistakes are you guilty of?

The 12 Best Performing Stocks of the 2000s

If you jumped in early with these top performers of the new millennium, odds are you may be reading this from your very own private island.