Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 5:07 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A lot of yield hungry investors have bought into owning high-yield debt, but the high yield comes from the high credit risk faced by these investors.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Alternative investments are assets classes other than stocks, bonds and cash.

Monday, October 26, 2015 12:42 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

U.S. investors should evaluate and review their holdings to see if adding international stock exposure makes sense for them.

Monday, October 12, 2015 7:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The availability of ETFs in retirement accounts gives investors access to a wider array of investments, but not all choices are appropriate in these accounts.

Monday, September 21, 2015 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Turbulence over 401(k)s and fiduciary standards may create an opportunity for the announced launch in 2016 of Betterment for Business, a 401(k) platform.

Monday, August 31, 2015 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Recent market volatility has investors concerned about the potential for a correction and how they can protect their portfolio against losses.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 6:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Investors can use a trailing stop that follows the stock price higher. A trailing stop can be set either as a percent or a dollar price.

Monday, September 29, 2014 6:30 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Should investors look beyond market-cap-weighted indexes when choosing an index fund?

Monday, August 25, 2014 6:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Does the day of the week and the time of day matter when buying or selling stocks and bonds?

Monday, August 11, 2014 10:35 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Two new ETFs let investors delve into the complicated world of credit default swaps. Finally, right? Though anyone can buy in, they’re mostly for institutions.

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