mutual funds

Savings Showdown: 401(k)s vs. IRAs

IRAs and 401(k)s offer similar benefits when saving for retirement, so you may be unsure which is best for your money. Here's what you need to know.

The Best Ways to Invest $5,000

Before putting your money in investments such as index funds or mutual funds, you should consider paying down debt and stashing away some for retirement.

Yes, Cash Has a Role in Your Portfolio

Liquid investments can come in handy, but only if you have a plan for how to deploy them. Here's what you need to know about making the most of your cash.