Financial meltdowns don't just provide great buying opportunities - they can actually be economically beneficial in the long term.
Historically, the Standard & Poor's 500 index has gained 7.1 percent from November through April versus 1.4 percent from May through October.
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.
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.'
Stocks are way down for the year and that's enough to give any retiree the shakes. What can retirees do to stay on course?
With careful planning, it's possible for most people to invest in such a way that - at least - they will be somewhat financially secure upon retirement.
Retirement fund fees may leave workers feeling confused, but experts say too much money is at stake to let yourself be nickel-and-dimed by big charges.
Way too many retirement savers believe they're seeing light at the end of the tunnel, but that light is likely coming from a speeding, oncoming train.
Some investors turn to an adviser to try to find the right mutual funds to invest in. But that advice can be expensive. Here's what to watch for.
There's a lot to be gained from investing in private equity funds, but it takes a special kind of investor to do the homework and take the risk.
Whole life insurance can make your portfolio more complete by offering steady balance and also help subsidize retirement planning.
Buying into a mutual fund should be a 'set it and forget it' experience. But there are a few events that should force you into reevaluating your investment.
A new study finds that people are not contributing as much to employer-sponsored retirement plans as they used to.
Investors looking to add some global sizzle to their portfolios are turning to mutual funds to gain international exposure. Should you follow their lead?
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.