Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:23 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Improve trade execution by using orders other than market orders when buying or selling shares.

Friday, January 10, 2014 12:54 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Consider taking a core-satellite approach to investing for your 2014 investment outlook.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 8:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Exchange-traded funds were introduced back in 1993 and have enjoyed increasing popularity ever since. Despite that popularity and accolades from the investment industry, most investors say they don’t know what ETFs are. That’s according to a recent survey by Mintel, a market research company. The survey found that only 5 percent of respondents own ETFs. Sixty-five

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 3:12 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

A controversial study released November 8 has called into question the safety of exchange-traded funds. Exchange-traded funds are similar to mutual funds in that they are made up of a bundle of stocks or bonds, but they trade like stocks. However, unlike stocks or mutual funds, shares of an ETF do not represent ownership in