Almost three-quarters of investors would rather avoid or mitigate risk than manage it, according to a new Ameriprise study.
Financial meltdowns don't just provide great buying opportunities - they can actually be economically beneficial in the long term.
Millennials tend to have a dysfunctional relationship with investing. It's not a good thing, but I know there's a lot of time to turn things around.
Seventy percent of Americans don't make financial plans beyond a year and that upsets financial advisers, but the overall lack of saving is also unhealthy.
Looking only at returns without thinking about risk, means seeing only half the picture. As they say, 'In investing you can either eat well or sleep well.'
If regulators enact new rules requiring brokers to keep clients' interests foremost, it could save retirement investors a pile of money.
Our bias in favor of U.S. stocks robs us of opportunities to invest in promising companies that happen to be based elsewhere.
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Whole life insurance can make your portfolio more complete by offering steady balance and also help subsidize retirement planning.
LearnVest asked people to share what they'd do with sudden infusions of cash, and then had a financial adviser analyze their windfall spending plans.
Keeping too close of an eye on the Fed's moves can make some investors believe that today's economic conditions are substantially different from the past.
Dishonest financial advisers cost their clients over $17 billion a year. Here's one economist's plan for putting that money back in your pocket.
Knowing these concepts can help you spot smart opportunities, invest well and sidestep scams and bad investments.
Advice on portfolio rebalancing varies depending on whom you ask, but most financial advisers tend to touch on two issues: how often to rebalance and when.
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