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, December 08, 2015 1:25 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

ESG investing considers how companies score related to their environmental impact, societal impact corporate governance.

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, July 27, 2015 4:42 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Morningstar is reporting that the number of closed-end funds has shrunk over the past five years.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:51 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The Fed is done with QE, but the European Central Bank’s foray into this economic experiment is just getting started.

Monday, February 02, 2015 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

Hear how to weather stock market volatility and choose the best mutual funds.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:40 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Holding actively managed funds in a taxable account can lead to a higher tax bill, thanks to the capital gains distributions being made right about now.

Monday, October 20, 2014 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

The recent ups and downs — mostly downs — on Wall Street have not been for the faint of heart. Anxiety levels have been raised even further by some behind-the-scenes turbulence. It can be tough enough for an investor to white-knuckle it and hold on tight while markets are behaving like a bucking bronco, but

Thursday, September 04, 2014 5:15 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The number of Americans who own retirement accounts also fell over the past few years, down to 49.2 percent in 2013 from 50.4 percent in 2010.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:31 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Nearly a quarter of workers offered a 401(k) plan in 2013 didn’t save any money. Plan sponsors think confusion about saving and investing could be to blame.

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