“Allocation” is a fancy word for blending equities and fixed income.
I remember a time when the best online savings accounts paid annual yields of 4% to 5%. Those days are long gone. LONG gone. Thanks to the low-rate environment, it’s not a surprise that for the past several years my clients have been griping about how their savings accounts are pay next to nothing, even […]
This is a menu of options for investors who have a distaste for the U.S. dollar.
Foreign bonds have either high credit risk or low coupons.
Protect yourself from inflation and defaults and you get a return of….nothing.
Even the best tax-exempt funds leave much to be desired.
For slightly higher yields you incur much greater rate risk.
Here’s a low-risk way to beat a money market fund.
These bond funds have some risk of damage from rising interest rates.
These are the best buys in non-diversified portfolios of foreign stocks.
Is your portfolio a little too domestic? Fix it.
ETFs come in many flavors. Some of these are weird.
The most efficient have negative costs. Their secret: securities lending.
How to get your exposure to Apple and Microsoft on the cheap.
A new National Labor Relations Board ruling means undergraduates and graduates with teaching-related jobs at their schools will be able to join unions.
A conversation with Amy Whitaker, author of the new book 'Art Thinking' on how to make a difference and make a living in an encore career.
Once you have repaid the loans with the highest interest rates, you can apply those monthly payments to your other monthly loan payments. In this way, you can repay your lower-interest loans in a faster period of time than you originally set up.
When we hear the phrase, "buy in bulk", a lot of us think of warehouse clubs, where buying higher quantities gets you a lower bulk rate. But today, we're going to talk about the bulk bin section of your grocery store - you know, that...Show More Summary
A Denver family had kept grandpa's autographed baseball in a small black lock box for decades. To their delight, they discovered the autographs of Babe Ruth and Franklin Roosevelt were real and worth more than $70,000 in an auction.
In the last few days, several readers have shared a video with me that’s been floating around on Facebook. The video is titled Financial Mistakes You Must Avoid in Your 20s and it features “entrepreneur and author” Grant Cardone discussing a bunch of what he considers to be financial mistakes that people make early in life. Show More Summary