Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, January 05, 2015 11:45 am
By Sheyna Steiner ·

The price of gold enjoyed a huge run up following the global financial crisis. Do investors have any use for the shiny metal now that fear has abated?

Thursday, December 18, 2014 4:00 pm
By Jean Chatzky ·

These four smart savings moves can help set you on the right path to retirement.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:37 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Rebalancing is an important part of a buy-and-hold investing strategy. A new study points out that though rebalancing is vital, it can be risky in the short run.

Monday, November 03, 2014 6:30 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

The question becomes, how often should you rebalance? It makes a difference where you hold the investments.

Monday, October 27, 2014 11:30 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

The investor policy statement should address whether you are willing to make tactical asset allocation decisions in your portfolio.

Monday, October 20, 2014 12:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Investors face two primary risks when investing — the risk of losing principal and the risk of their investments losing purchasing power over time.

Sunday, October 05, 2014 7:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

The move to let nonaccredited investors invest in hedge funds is an example of an investment approach winding its way down to retail investors.

Monday, September 22, 2014 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Plan providers offer default investment alternatives for plan participants in a 401(k) plan. Do they make sense for you?

Monday, September 15, 2014 8:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Too many financial decisions are made in isolation, and not by looking at the big picture.

Monday, September 08, 2014 6:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Target-date funds are mutual funds — and now exchange-traded funds, too — that invest in a combination of stocks, bonds and cash equivalents.

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