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Don't Be Fooled by an Investment's Rate of Return

You might get excited looking at that promising investment return — but it can be misleading. Here's what else you should look for.

4 Simple Ways to Conquer Your Fear of Investing

Don't be daunted by the stock market. With a little change in outlook, you can conquer your investing fears.

7 Roadblocks to Retirement (And How to Clear Them)

Looking forward to the day when you can stop working and start living the easy life? If you're not careful with your money, that day may never come.

6 Ways Meeting the 2018 401(k) Contribution Limits Will Brighten Your Future

Want to start 2018 off on the right financial foot? Start hitting the new 401(k) contribution limit.

First Rule of Financial Wins: Avoid Losses

Financial freedom isn't about swinging for the fences. A strategy based on avoiding losses can pay off big.

Teach Your Kids About Money With Their Holiday Gift Lists

Kids see the holidays as a gifts-filled free-for-all. You can turn those gimme-gimmes into some valuable money lessons.

5 Investment Moves That Prove You're Finally a Grown-Up

It's time to stop investing like a kid.

How the Risk Averse Can Get Into the Stock Market

Investing is not without risk. But that doesn't mean you should be afraid of investing altogether.

4 Ways to Protect Your Retirement From Inflation

It's not just enough to save for retirement; you need to make sure your money is inflation proof, too.

7 Reasons to Invest in Stocks Past Age 50

Conventional wisdom says you should invest conservatively near and after retirement. Is that actually wise?

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?

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.

How to Save for Retirement When You Are Unemployed

So you're out of work. That doesn't mean you have to lose track of your retirement savings.

How to Make Sure You Don't Run Out of Money in Retirement

Investing in an annuity can be a little tricky. Having an annuity, however, is pretty wonderful.

Don't Let Outdated Money Advice Endanger Your Money

When it comes to money advice, these old-fashioned pearls of wisdom haven't aged well. Don't let them spoil your nest egg!

Start Planning Now for When Your Target-Date Fund Ends

Target-date funds are a common way to help you save for retirement. But what happens when they actually hit their target?

6 Money Moves to Make If Your Net Worth Is Negative

Net worth is an important marker of personal financial health. What do you do when it hovers in subzero territory?

4 Stocks to Buy If You Love Moms

Mom has always been there for you. Be there for her — and all mothers — by investing in these companies who love moms.

What You Need to Know About the Easiest Way to Save for Retirement

Target-date funds are an easy way to "set and forget" your retirement savings. But they have a few downsides, too.

6 Financial Gifts Mom Will Love for Mother's Day

This Mother's Day, put that World's Best Mom mug back on the shelf, and spring for one of these fantastic financial gifts instead.