What will your retirement look like? Knowing what you want and need is key.
The best strategy when investing for college is to start early and invest often.
It's important to keep an eye on taxes while working toward your long-term goals.
When choosing mutual funds, select the ones that meet your investment objectives.
When shopping for a mutual fund, Ariel Investments says to be finicky. Investigate the fund’s management history, keeping in mind that the fewer the changes in leadership, the better. Also ask about expenses.
After falling to a low near 6,500 in March 2009, the Dow Jones Industrial Average doubled to hit an all-time high in March 2013. U.S. Funds profiles the rise and fall of the Down Jones Industrial Average.
Charles Schwab explains why it’s important to look at the progress you’re making toward your goals over time, as opposed to tracking short-term ups and downs. Because of the power of compound growth, investing is just as much about how much time you have as it is about how much money you start with.
Learn more from American Century about the most critical aspects of investing—risk, asset allocation and diversification—will create the foundation of your financial knowledge.
Do you worry about minimizing the amount of taxes you pay on your investments? Ivy Funds says effective, year-long tax planning can help. Here are six investor strategies that may help you keep more of what you earn.
Have you included health care costs in your retirement number? $220,000 is what Fidelity Investments figures a 65-year-old couple retiring this year will need—not including nursing home care—to cover health care costs in retirement. The number is down from last year’s $240,000 estimate. That’s good news, kind of: One of the reasons it’s down is because people weren’t going to the doctor as much during the recession.
As they regularly remind us, teens know everything. Money is no exception.In a recent Capital One 360 poll, 87% of 12- to 17-year-olds reported knowing at least an average amount about managing finances. Or not. That study also found that 24% of them think a debit card is used to borrow cash.
Given the strong flows into the bond market over the past few years, Columbia Management says many pundits have pondered the beginning of the “Great Rotation” when bond investors begin to move money into the equity market.
Despite the greatest monetary stimulus in history, Aberdeen Asset Management says the U.S. economy has continued to stumble along, with key housing, income and consumer data offering mixed signals at best.
With the Dow making repeated new all-time highs and the S&P 500 only a few points away from its all-time high, Fidelity says there’s a big question facing investors: breakout or fakeout?