Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, August 06, 2015 12:28 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Governments drowning in debt, astronomical equity valuations and highly correlated global asset classes are a few of the risks investors must consider today.

Monday, May 25, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

An investor can buy a put option to protect against downside risk of a stock or stock market index investment declining in value.

Thursday, January 08, 2015 10:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

With the exception of activist investors who take large positions in a company’s stock, what happens in the stock price doesn’t have anything to do with the fact that you own a few of its shares.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 11:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Investors have options when they think the stock market is overextended.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 5:41 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

The stereotype of the retiree living off the interest from CDs and savings is gone. The question is, will it ever return? It may take longer than you think.

Monday, January 28, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel ·

Even a strong bull market is not enticing to some investors.

Friday, October 05, 2012 5:00 pm
By Barbara Whelehan ·

Seven out of 10 institutional investors believe the markets will crash in the next year. So what’s an individual investor to do? Keep on investing.

Sunday, July 08, 2012 6:17 pm
By Judy Martel ·

Some advisers fear that investors will lose opportunities to preserve and grow their wealth by avoiding all risk and seeking safety in cash.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 7:17 am
By Judy Martel ·

The investing world is abuzz over the success of an unassuming 34-year-old college dropout who isn’t big on spreadsheets, market predictions or algorithms. Yet, in the 12 years he’s run his money management business, he’s earned a cumulative 400 percent. A few stock mutual funds have done as well or better than Allan Mecham, but

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 3:54 pm
By Judy Martel ·

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