Money

Investing

How to Get More Cash from Your Investments

For investors who want their portfolios to generate income, getting the yields they need has become tricky—especially if they don't…

Stocks

What’s Ahead for Emerging Markets

Secrets for Picking Winning Stocks Now There are years in which emerging-market stock funds plunge and years in which they…

Stocks

Will the Stock Market Soar Some More?

2014 forecast from Allen Sinai, PhD The bull market that began in March 2009 has survived steep unemployment…slow US economic…

Credit Cards

Best Credit Cards for 2014

6% Back on Groceries, 5% on Gas and More Choosing the best credit cards for your needs depends on the…

Investing

The Bitcoin Craze

What You Need to Know About This New Kind of Currency Bitcoins, a volatile and controversial new form of money…

Stocks

The Big 7 Tech Stocks

Will Today’s Winners Be Tomorrow’s Losers? Apple…Amazon…Facebook…Google…Microsoft…Netflix…and Yahoo. They are among the larges...

Business

Finding a Work-at-Home Job: Most Are Scams, But These 7 Are for Real

A growing number of employers are willing to use home-based employees, assuming those employees have access to a phone, computer…

Business

Don’t Let Your Employer Ruin Your Career—How to Defeat a Noncompete Agreement

Can your previous employer stop you from getting a new job? Possibly, if you signed a noncompete agreement. Noncompete agreements—legal…

Career

The 5 Words Never to Say… During a Job Interview

Job hunters greatly outnumber openings these days, so even a seemingly minor slip of the tongue can cut short your…

Career

New On the Job? 10 Ways to Make Them Really Glad They Hired You

We don’t just have to learn a new set of responsibilities when we start a new job…we also must learn…

Retirement Accounts

Leaving a Job? How to Decide If Your 401(k) Should Go, Too

Over the course of a career, Americans change jobs more than 10 times, on average, staying in each job just…

Career

To Find a Job, Break the Rules

In this tough job market, you can’t play by the old “rules.” As a career coach who has helped thousands…

Career

8 Professions Hiring Now (No College Required)

The recent recession has taken its toll on many working people, but those who lack college degrees have fared the…

Career

Lost Your Job? Cobra vs. Obamacare

If you find yourself temporarily unemployed or you retire shortly before becoming Medicare eligible (at age 65), you might face…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Safer Target Funds

Target-date funds are supposed to help prevent a stock market plunge from ruining your retirement. But if that market meltdown…