Money

Investing

How Investors Should React to World News

Bottom Line/Personal: Most investors probably think they have their hands full just looking at companies and trying to choose the…

Stocks

Picking the Best Dividend Paying Stocks

Bottom Line/Personal: If you’re an investor and you own dividend-paying stocks, then you’ve got cash coming in no matter what…

Stocks

Newspaper Stocks

Are newspapers dead? And if so, how about their stocks? As more readers migrate online, newspaper companies have seen circulation…

Scams

Companies Are Diluting Products to Boost Profits

Next time you shop for a whole chicken or boneless chicken breasts in a supermarket meat section, give the ­labels…

Stocks

How to Buy low and Sell high

Bottom Line/Personal: You try to buy low and sell high, but if you’re like many investors, you end up doing…

Taxes

How to Fight Back When the IRS Says You Owe More Taxes

You paid your taxes—but now the IRS says that you owe more. Each year, the IRS sends out millions of…

Insurance

3 Things Employees Need to Know About HSAs

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) provide a triple tax break—money contributed to them is tax-free…it grows tax-deferred…and withdrawals are tax-free as…

Beneficiaries

How to Leave an IRA to Grandkids

Leaving an IRA to your grandchildren rather than your children could make it more valuable to your family. Heirs who…

Foreign Investing

African Stocks

Africa is not the first continent that most people think of when searching for fast-growing businesses and attractive stocks. But…

Stocks

Afraid of Stocks?

How to Safely Ease into the Market or Increase Your Stake Is it too late? Have you waited too long…

Mortgages

Beware the New Adjustable-Rate Mortgages

Home buyers, watch out! Financial institutions are rolling out a new generation of hybrid adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) with very attractive…

Health Insurance

Get Your Health Insurer to Pay Up

Former Claims Examiner Tells All Every time you make a claim under your health insurance policy, there is a substantial…

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Want Your Business to Really Grow?

The One Thing You Must Do An Indianapolis man ran a valet service parking cars for fancy restaurants. The business…

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Are Your Employees Stealing?

Small businesses face big risks from employee fraud. They often lack the resources or know-how to implement extensive fraud-prevention safeguards.…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Faltering Funds

Would you invest in a mutual fund that trailed more than three-quarters of its category over the past year? Slumps…