Money

Stocks

Tech Stocks for a New Era

As the world adapts to COVID-19, here are stocks that stand to benefit from the shifts in business, consumer and social behavior

Health Insurance

Tricky Rules About When Medicare Covers You Lead to Costly Mistakes

It’s often very difficult to understand what’s covered and what’s not with Medicare. Here are some common mistakes to avoid.

Bonds

These Bond ETFs Offer a Safe Haven

Boring, reliable bonds have been the saviors of investment portfolios this year.

Retirement Planning

Great Time for a Roth Conversion, But Ask Yourself 3 Questions First

The stock market crash may have put you in position to take advantage of a Roth conversion. Here’s how to know.

Financial Planning

How to Raise Emergency Cash Quickly

There are various steps you can take now to bolster your cash cushion while limiting damage to your long-term financial plans.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Simplify Your Portfolio with One, Two or Three Funds

Instead of cramming your investment portfolio full of funds, consider consolidating.

Portfolio Strategy

How To Manage Your Emotions In Tumultuous Markets

To keep your financial plans on track, here are six guardrails to help you avoid giving in to extreme and often contradictory urges.

The Economy

Economist Allen Sinai: Market Recovery May Be Painfully Slow

Here’s when the economy and the stock market may recover from the coronavirus pandemic shock.

Stocks

Companies You Can Trust for Safe Dividends

At a time when the dividends of many previously reliable companies are in danger, here are some stocks with rock-solid dividends.

Cutting Taxes

How To Use Losses to Cut Taxes

For the first time in decades, there are great opportunities to offset stock gains with stock losses, but you have to be strategic and avoid mistakes.

Bonds

Double Your Money the Safe Way

Keep this investment long enough and it will pay off big.

Long-Term Care Insurance

What’s New with Long-Term Care Insurance

Long-care insurance isn’t new, but there are recent developments everyone should know about whether you have this type of coverage or not. Read on…

Credit Cards

The Best Store Credit Cards

Pros and cons of the most popular store credit cards.

Portfolio Strategy

Will the Coronavirus Scare Lead to a Recession?

Depending on how widespread the coronavirus is—and how much it rattles consumers—the economic slowdown could become a recession. What investors can do.

Retirement Planning

Secrets to Lowering Your Taxes in Retirement

Here are several strategies—including those that go against conventional wisdom—that will help you dramatically reduce taxes you owe the government in retirement.