How to Start Investing: A Guide for Everyone

The best time to start investing is today. If you just stick your paychecks in your checking account and let the money sit there, you aren't likely to earn much interest, and you may be tempted to spend more than you should. But don't just close your eyes and jump into the world of investing without doing your homework. Here are a few expert tips to get you started.   Put Together Your Own... Continue reading

Investing Tips for 40-Somethings

When you're in your 40s, you are passing through a life stage that brings with it many money pressures. You're looking toward a retirement that requires adequate funding, while your kids may be planning for college. Here are a few tips that can help balance the competing and urgent financial goals of 40-somethings. Continue reading

Finding the Right Financial Advisor

Finding a good financial adviser is a little like deciding on a marriage partner. It involves evaluating a variety of elements — experience, standards, goals and philosophy — and determining how well your particular styles mesh. Here are a few tips and questions you should ask before you say, "I do," with a financial adviser. Continue reading