bonds

Bonds Are Riskier Than Ever. Here's Why.

Bonds have always had a reputation for being the safe investment, especially compared to stocks. But two recent events illustrate why that's just not the case anymore.

How to Handle the Bond-Market Collapse

Most investors think stocks are riskier than bonds. Recently, that script has flipped. Here's what to do about the surprising losses from the "safe" portion of your portfolio.

How Much Does Your Money Manager Cost You?

Noted investing guru Charles Ellis talks about the challenges boomers face from high investment fees, low bond yields, uncertain stock returns, and dubious financial come-ons.

Money Terms to Know: Asset Allocation

There is no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to growing your nest egg, so you need to understand the concept of asset allocation to get the best investment returns.