Even those who've become wealthy have sometimes messed up in investing along the way, a new survey reveals. Here's what you can learn from their mistakes.
If you invest in bonds, you should know that bond prices and interest rates have an inverse relationship. Here's a guide to help you understand.
Most so-called "self-directed IRAs" aren't -- they're just multiple choice. Real self-directed IRAs can tap nontraditional investments, with huge potential.
If you want the best possible odds of ending up worth seven-figures, you really have a financial opportunity in your early 20s that you'll never get again.
Having trouble getting out of debt or saving for your future? Make it a game with virtual consequences and rewards. Such gamification is a growing trend.
In many things, you get what you pay for. But not mutual funds. Paying high fees won't get you premium investment - just lower real returns.
Many people let their fears about the economy scare them out of stocks, a new survey shows. But trying to time the market is likely to crush your portfolio.
A copy of the rare investing guide by hedge fund manager Seth Klarman would cost you thousands of dollars -- but you can get the book's advice for free.
An investing strategy called the Dogs of the Dow now includes AT&T, Chevron, Cisco Systems, General Electric, Intel, McDonald's, Merck, Microsoft, Pfizer and Verizon.
Short-selling can make you rich during a market downturn, but make sure you know how the process works and you work in its hidden expenses in your costs.
FINRA's BrokerCheck doesn't include all the information about financial advisers that investors can get from other sources. Here's why that could be a problem for you.
Investors have been through the wringer in the first few weeks of the year. But even when the market goes on a wild ride, you need stay invested.
Just because a so-called expert gets paid to spout financial advice on TV, it's best not to let him make your investment decisions for you, no matter what school he went to.
How do you know when it's time to get professional financial advice, or whether your next more is something you can handle on your own? We asked some pros to weigh in.
Whether it involves an NFL ticket on a frigid day or a stock that's tanked, failing to recognize sunk costs can keep us from making good decisions about bad investments.
Short selling a stock can be very enticing. But it's also very dangerous. If the market's in a downturn, you can still make a profit. But you can also lose a ton of money.
Now's a great time to take a look at the benefits you get at work -- and to make sure you're squeezing every penny of value from them. Here's how to do just that.
Need some guidance as you start investing in the stock market? Here are some tips to help get you started.