Is it ever a good time to invest in stocks? Not really. Historically, there have always been good reasons to sit tight with your cash - but that doesn't mean you should.
Mutual funds are popular with investors, but how many of us really understand the alphabet soup of share classes? Here's what you need to know about each one, from A to Z.
It's tempting to want a financial adviser who sounds sure of his advice. But a new study shows how being overconfident lets them get away more easily with being wrong.
Charlie Munger is Warren Buffett's second-in-command -- and a world-class investor in his own right. Here's some of his most pertinent wisdom for those who want to invest.
Last week, billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones made a splash by saying that women shouldn't trade stocks. He's right -- but not for the reasons he thinks.
Finance may seem intimidating, but there are really just a few core principles that explain most of what we need to know about investing. Here are five of them.
Technology has made it easier than ever to keep constant tabs on every detail of your investments. But do you really need to micromanage your portfolio all day, every day?
Professor Joachim de Posada, author of "Keep Your Eye on the Marshmallow," explains how to achieve financial success by focusing on long-term goals rather than...
The NBA's all-time leading scorer talks about how a shady investment adviser nearly swindled him. Here's how you can avoid a similar fate.
Conservative investors fleeing low-yield, fixed-income investments have flocked to dividend stocks. But they often ignore just how much more dangerous those stocks can be.
Recently, the financial advice gurus at NerdWallet polled Americans to see what we know about basic investing subjects, and the level of ignorance they found will shock you.
It's next to impossible to "time the market," but it is looking like this bull market is nearing its end. Here's how to protect your assets from the next market...
Morgan Stanley says profit and revenue dropped in the first quarter, though the results beat Wall Street expectations.
At least three wealth management firms marketing themselves as objective financial advisers are getting payments for investing their clients' money in certain mutual funds.