You're ready for retirement in every way except your savings. Now what? Here are a few steps that may bring retirement closer within reach.
Whether you are two, 10 or 50 years away from retiring, you should answer these three questions before adding a target-date mutual fund to your portfolio.
Investors get can get the benefit of diversification and earn income by investing in a real estate investment trust, or REIT.
Target date funds remain a darling among some financial advisers, but other retirement experts find its drawbacks make them a poor investment option.
Uber was the biggest winner in the Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund during the last quarter of 2014. Yes, the blue chip fund. What's going on?
Simplicity, tax efficiency and Warren Buffett's approval all favor index funds and ETFs. And don't forget those low, low management fees.
A letter from IRS saying you owe money might mean the opposite: Uncle Sam might owe you money instead.
All transactions have tax consequences. Are you considering such consequences when maintaining your portfolio?
An ETF may ease investors' nerves by focusing on broad and relatively stable sectors: health care, financials, information technology and consumer staples.
Before smart investors start picking investments, they create a plan based on their goals, time horizon, risk tolerance and other factors.
Non-transparent, active exchange-traded funds by their nature carry a double dose of potential poison -- and they have high fees.
The story is true (with caveats). It involves Warren Buffett, Coca-Cola and a small fortune. You're not going to duplicate it, but you can learn from it.
Only time will tell if gold gains regains its luster after a couple of years of unpolished performance.
Millions of Americans who invest in mutual funds should get ready for a tax shock. Your 1099 tax form is likely to show a bigger tax hit than ever before.
Your decision partly depends on how efficient you think the market is. The debate rages, particularly since active funds can at times get better returns.
Don't be fooled by ETFs that look like stocks but have the risks of futures -- and are almost guaranteed to be losers over time.
As the merits of index-based investing becomes better known, expect more articles attempting to dissuade you from following this strategy. Don't be fooled.