Recently, someone asked about exchange-trade funds (ETFs). He was interested in what they are, as well as how they could be included in his investment portfolio. Here's what you need to know.
Sometimes, it can be hard to look beyond what is happening right now and see the big picture of the future, including our retirement goals.
Do you know what you want your retirement to look like? Before you can get the retirement you want, you have to know what you want. Only then can you properly plan for it.
With the recent volatility in the stock market, and with the financial crisis of 2008 still looming large in many memories, it isn’t too surprising that many people are wary of investing in stocks. Here are 3 reasons to find the money to invest in stocks.
In times of economic uncertainty and turmoil, many investors turn to bonds. The assumption is that bonds are only a little riskier than cash — but provide higher returns.
Two of the most common emotions, when it comes to investing, are fear and enthusiasm. While small amounts of each can actually help your investment strategy, it’s important not to get too carried away with either.
Many investors like to have a little guidance when making their decisions. This usually means turning to some sort of investment advisor, either an independent advisor, or someone at a broker dealer.
Investment fees erode your real returns. Instead of getting the most from your investment, these fees cut into what you are earning. Here are 3 investment fees that could be draining your wealth.
I’m a big fan of boring investments. It’s not glamorous, and you probably won’t see huge annual returns, but over time a boring approach to investing can help you come out ahead.

We all know that sometimes to save money we need to make sacrifices – but what if you can save money without much sacrifice at all?