Money

Stocks

The 4 Best Stock Sectors Now (and the 3 Worst)

Investors often focus on the ups and downs of the overall stock market or a few individual stocks. But there…

Credit & Debt

Home Equity Lines of Credit: The New Rules

Home-equity lines of credit, which became scarce as banks pulled back and consumers grew wary during the housing market bust,…

Banking

Today’s Best Rates for Savings, Checking, CDs, More

Where to Stash Your Cash Back in the early 1980s, you could walk into a bank and get a six-month…

Stocks

Small Utilities

In the first half of 2014, utility stocks soared 17%, on average, the best performance of the 10 major US…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Focused Funds

Within just three days in March, the Fairholme Fund plunged nearly 7% even though the overall stock market barely budged.…

Wills

Is There Trouble in Your Will?

Don't Let Your Heirs Lose Out Taxpayers have entered a new era in estate planning. Now that the federal estate…

Scams

Beware of Fake Companies On Google

If you ever use Google to search for a nearby business, scammers may be targeting you. That’s because it’s easy…

Investing

The 5 Biggest Threats to the Bull Market

After soaring 190% since it bottomed out in 2009, the stock market is facing major challenges that threaten to end…

Credit Report Score

Secret Consumer Scores

They're not credit scores, but they can cost you big They know what you buy. They know what you eat.…

Stocks

6 Winning Stocks from the “Oracle of Tampa”

Better Than Warren Buffett? Harold J. Bowen III is not ashamed to say that he follows the generally boring, plain-vanilla…

Identity Theft

Sneaky New Tricks from Identity Thieves

How to protect yourself from hotel Wi-Fi, smartphone hackers and more Identity thieves have developed new ways to gain access…

Portfolio Strategy

Expect a 30% Gain Before the Bull Market Ends

Allen Sinai's Midyear Forecast The stock market had a difficult time getting unstuck through the first few months of 2014.…

Credit Report Score

All Those Credit Card Offers Are Tempting…But What Happens to Your Credit Score If You Say “Yes”?

You may be tempted by dazzling offers to add another credit card to your wallet…and another…and another. But can adding…

Legal

Involved in a Lawsuit? Watch Out for These Attorney Tricks

If you are ever involved in a lawsuit, you likely will be asked to give a deposition. Exception: Depositions usually…

Legal

Is Your Lawyer Overcharging You?

Watch for These Warning Signs Even if you never break a law, at some point in your life you will…