Join or Start an Investment Club For Fun and Profit

Could joining or starting an investment club jump-start your finances? Nearly half of American households have no exposure to the…

Financial Planning

Your Unclaimed Assets Are Waiting for You

Tens of billions of dollars are just waiting to be claimed—and you could be the winner. That may sound like…


Are Financial Markets Safe?

With the stock market’s recent turmoil, you may be frightened for your financial future. Here’s what top experts believe about the markets’ stability. URL: are-financial-mark...

Retirement Planning

How to Avoid 5 Social Security Surprises That Could Cost You Big

Beware these hidden traps among the Social Security rules. They could cost you big, but here’s how to keep that from happening.

Buying & Selling

How to Negotiate Real Estate Commissions

With a few minutes of effort and these tactics, you could save thousands of dollars on the sale of your home to buy a new car.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Hidden Trap in Trading Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

With exchange-traded fund (ETF) trades now commission-free at most brokerage firms, they make even more sense than investing in traditional…


Benefits of the New Stimulus Bill

Provisions in last year’s financial stimulus bill may have an effect on your income tax filing for medical expenses, donations and/or your retirement.


How to De-Risk Your Investment Portfolio

If you’re anxious about the record highs the stock market is hitting, it may be time to de-risk your portfolio. Here’s what you need to know…


Small-Cap Stock Ready for a Rebound

Lately, small-cap stocks have been outperforming large-caps. Here are the trends and stocks that are ready to take off.


Investing in a Post-Pandemic Travel Boom

Which companies are the best investments as people get back to taking vacations and easting in restaurants?


Mid-Year Economic Forecast

Stoked by trillions of dollars in monetary and fiscal stimulus, pent-up demand from millions of consumers and one of the…

The Economy

The Rising Threat of the Falling Population

Doom mongers have been warning about the danger of overpopulation for centuries. Mass starvation and resource shortages were predicted to…


Stocks for the Biden Presidency

With a democratic President, House of Representatives and Senate, here are the industries and stocks that likely will do well—and those to avoid.


Seven Ways Your 2020 Tax Return Could Be Different

The pandemic will make this year’s tax return preparation a bit different than most years. Here’s what you need to watch out for.

Retirement Accounts

Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA: Which Is Better for Retirement Savings

Traditional IRAs allow pre-tax contributions and tax your withdrawals; Roth contributions are with after-tax dollars and withdrawals are tax free. What’s the right type for you?