Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, July 13, 2015 4:18 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The typical retail investor is better off investing in index funds or a well-diversified portfolio of individual stocks than trying to beat the market.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 6:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Investors can use a trailing stop that follows the stock price higher. A trailing stop can be set either as a percent or a dollar price.

Monday, August 25, 2014 6:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Does the day of the week and the time of day matter when buying or selling stocks and bonds?

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 11:46 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

A sixth grade class played along in an investing throw down among college-level clubs and easily beat all their returns.

Monday, March 17, 2014 11:38 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Fees and expenses eat away at your earnings. Cost-effective investing will improve your returns.