The Federal Reserve is close to raising interest rates again—possibly even this year. That means your bonds will lose value, so what’s a balanced investment portfolio to do? Here are three things you can do to combat interest rates’ effect on your investments.
Despite the popularity of cheaper online brokerages like Etrade and TD Ameritrade, many investors still use traditional brokers where you still buy and sell by placing orders with a live person. The bad news is many brokers are under pressure from their bosses to sell you things that may not be in your best interest.…
The Federal Reserve regularly dominates the financial headlines, and yesterday was no exception—but their announcements can often seem like they're speaking a different language. What is the Fed, and why do so many people pay so much attention to it? More importantly, does it impact your financial life?
Building wealth is simple. Not easy, but simple. We'd all like to make more money, but if your long term prize is financial independence, there aren't any shortcuts. There are only these four basic rules.
The stock market is volatile, yet most of us store our retirement savings in its unpredictable clutches. So what do you do when the stock market crashes before the day you chose as your retirement?
I've been reading a ton about the stock market hitting more new records. Nobel Prize winning economists are warning that the market is overvalued. Does this mean a crash is coming? What should I do?