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When should you sell your silver coins?
Sell your silver coins at the right price. To figure out what price that is, follow this method.2 min read Nov 17, 2011
Tap 401(k) or Roth IRA first in retirement?
It’s not too late to undo your Roth conversion, but the deadline is looming.2 min read Oct 13, 2011
Alternative funds for investors
The "smart money" invests in alternative strategies like hedge funds. Should you?5 min read May 02, 2011
Is diversification dead?
Experts still believe in this investing strategy, but tactics differ.3 min read Apr 26, 2011
The pros and cons of bond ETFs
In this time of low yields, are bond ETFs a good place to park your cash?3 min read Jan 18, 2011
Keep or sell inherited gold coins?
If you choose to save gold for retirement, be sure you’re properly diversified.2 min read Dec 03, 2010
Rule allows penalty-free IRA withdrawal
It’s possible to make a penalty-free, short-term IRA withdrawal — but follow the rules carefully.2 min read Nov 12, 2010
Is Investing in Bonds a Safe Haven for Investors?
Bonds may seem safe, but they’re not foolproof. Their performance can be erratic under certain conditions.4 min read Oct 26, 2010
9 key estate-planning tools
Not sure what you need to get started with an estate plan? Here are nine essentials.5 min read Oct 04, 2010
Zero-coupon CDs: What are they?
Most people have probably heard of a zero-coupon bond, or a bond that pays interest at maturity rather than accruing annually. But CDs also come in zero-coupon form. Coupon refers to the interest rate [...]1 min read Jul 21, 2010
Should you convert rollover IRA to Roth?
With all of the talk about IRA conversions, where does a rollover IRA fit into the picture?2 min read May 28, 2010
Roth IRA conversion strategies to consider
These tactics help you hedge against the risk of owing taxes on converted assets that fall in value.4 min read Mar 09, 2010
Use Web to find stock certificate value
Internet research can help reveal the value of a 19th-century stock certificate.1 min read Feb 12, 2010
4 exotic investments for diversification
Adding these assets to your portfolio can diversify your exposure beyond U.S. stocks and bonds.4 min read Dec 09, 2009
The best way to invest a windfall
If you’re lucky enough to have a lump sum to invest, how can you achieve the highest return?3 min read Nov 23, 2009
Get rich without marrying a millionaire
Forget instant wealth via a rich spouse or lottery ticket. Take charge of your financial destiny.4 min read Nov 17, 2009
Turn your tax refund into a savings bond?
Next year, buying inflation protection in the form of a bond will be as easy as checking a box.3 min read Oct 14, 2009
10-year Treasury buyer beware
Yields on Treasuries may look good now, but weigh the risks before you make the investment.3 min read Jul 31, 2009
Simple guide to mutual funds
Investing isn’t as complicated as you think, says Gail MarksJarvis, author of "Saving for Retirement"14 min read Jun 22, 2009
Finding a financial planner
Finding the right financial planner for you takes a little detective work and interviews with several advisers.6 min read Jun 22, 2009
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