Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, September 08, 2014 9:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Investment advisers typically measure a client’s degree of risk aversion as part of the process of making investment recommendations and building client portfolios.

Monday, September 08, 2014 6:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Target-date funds are mutual funds — and now exchange-traded funds, too — that invest in a combination of stocks, bonds and cash equivalents.

Monday, August 11, 2014 6:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Robo-advisers are changing how middle-class Americans with smaller portfolios get investment advice.

Monday, June 02, 2014 10:30 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

One expression I’ve always found odd in investing is “There is a lot of cash sitting on the sidelines” or some variant of that expression. Like investors are waiting on the bench for the coach to signal that it’s time to get in the market. Why I find it odd is that there are two

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.

Thursday, November 15, 2012 11:32 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

A recent survey found that many investors are still nervous as a result of the recession and subsequent volatility in the stock market.