Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, February 09, 2015 6:30 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Investors who wouldn’t dream of buying on margin in their brokerage account, decide that they will borrow against the equity in their home to invest in the market.

Wednesday, February 04, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Read the fine print when you work with your investment professional. While they tend to be knowledgeable about taxes, there’s a disclaimer somewhere that they aren’t providing you tax advice.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 7:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Women know the power of investing, but lack some confidence.

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

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

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 1:30 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

After the rules go into effect in 2016, it will be possible for investors to lose money in money market funds -– mainly institutional investors.

Monday, July 14, 2014 6:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Do investors have room for a speculative component in their investment portfolios?

Monday, June 30, 2014 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The CAPE index suggests U.S. stock valuations are rich. Is it time to rebalance your portfolio?

Friday, March 07, 2014 10:23 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A look at investor risk tolerance and how Fed policy continues to steer investors toward riskier assets.

Monday, December 02, 2013 12:31 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Paper records are a thing of the past. Time to embrace online record keeping.

Monday, June 17, 2013 10:08 am
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Saving for college? Here are the good and the bad of 529 plans.

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