Stories & Features

What Investors Need to Know About Risk

Anyone who's ever played poker knows that different players have different takes on risk. There are those who step out on the thin branches every chance they get, betting big and relying far too heavily on the...

Two Dividend-Paying Tech Stocks Owned by...

Warren Buffett is known as many things: the Oracle of Omaha, one of the world's richest people and a BFF of fellow billionaire Bill Gates. One thing that Buffett isn't known as: a tech investor.SEE ALSO: 11 Dow...

5 Good Dividend Stocks Owned by Bill Gates

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates is the richest man in the world, with an estimated net worth of $86 billion, according to Forbes. He's also one of the world's largest philanthropists, running the Bill & Melinda...

3 Good Reasons to Invest in the Dow

This isn't your father's stock index. But it probably is your grandfather's. We're talking, of course, about the Dow Jones industrial average, which has been tracking the performance of the U.S. stock market...

Losing Your 6-Figure Job? Use These Financial...

A large number of Fortune 500 companies have recently announced layoffs -- from Disney's ESPN unit to PepsiCo to General Motors. Even educational institutions like The University of California-San Francisco are...

6 Vanguard Funds That Are Socially Responsible

If making money and doing good are two of your top objectives as an investor, you aren't short of options. Nearly 115 U.S. stock mutual funds and exchange-traded funds have formal directives to invest in line...

Conservative Investors Have Reason to Cheer

Low interest rates have hit conservative investors hard, especially pre-retirees and retirees. The name of the game in retirement is income. However, with interest rates hovering around zero for so long, creating...

Best Dividend Stocks Owned by Billionaires

Value stocks that pay rising and reliable dividends might not be sexy, but if they're good enough for two of the wealthiest people on the planet, you might want to take a look, too. Bill Gates is the richest...

Measuring an Investor's True Tolerance for Risk

Determining a client's ability to handle risk can be a daunting challenge.SEE ALSO: 5 Ways to Create Retirement Income That Will Last The questionnaires financial planners use to assess risk tolerance are...

Get A Portfolio That Pays You During...

If you're like most people, you've spent much of your adult life working and, if you're smart, saving some of the money you made and investing it.SEE ALSO: 25 Dividend Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever During...

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Basics of Money

FAQs About Health Savings Accounts

As employers search for ways to lower their health care costs, they're encouraging employees to sign...

How to Save for Retirement If You Don't Have a...

For millions of Americans, a 401(k) plan is an essential item in the employee playbook. As far as...

Master the Money Market

The money market is a collective name that describes all the different ways in which governments,...

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