Financial advisers would be wise to make social media part of their marketing strategy.
By aligning your investments with your values, you can feel good and make money.
Investors worried about rising taxes next year are wondering if they should sell now.
The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College came out with a dismal status report of the 401(k) plan.
When institutions gamble and fail, we all lose. Here are the lessons from the JPMorgan Chase debacle.
A team of economic researchers at Harvard University and Yale University rounded up MBA students and staffers and asked them to choose which index funds were the best investments. Despite having loads of experience and lots of brain power — the MBA students were from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, one of
Anyone watching the zigs and zags of the stock market these days has plenty of reasons to be nervous, especially in light of global economic worries. It’s a wonder investors can sleep at night. There’s no magic formula that’s going to suddenly make you wealthy and keep you that way through both fat and lean
If you’re having trouble sticking to long-term financial goals, you’re not alone. Even the wealthy are susceptible to emotions that derail overall returns. A report by Barclays Wealth finds that 41 percent of the 2,000 wealthy investors surveyed say they could use some help controlling impulses that are counterproductive to their financial goals. The three
There’s a pessimistic saying that claims men marry women for their looks, while women marry men for their money. But one study concludes that women’s lack of confidence with money actually makes them better investors. Ledbury Research and Barclays Capital surveyed 2,000 high net worth individuals and found that women are more likely than men
Market timing has gotten a bad rap, with its tea-leaf reading reputation. Investors who engage in it are considered day traders for the most part, playing high-stakes games with their wealth. Done right, of course, market timing can bring in big wins. But the danger is that it’s difficult, to say the least, to predict