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If your long-term plan is to keep working, investing and living where you are until the day you retire, and then change your lifestyle and financial life, you are practicing what I call “cliff living”—living one way until you abruptly leave the world of work, then leaping to a whole new level of life and finances.
Vintage fashion investment is an increasingly lucrative area, and with substantial public demand for luxury clothes, fashion retail businesses have seen impressive returns – so is there still room to get money for old rope?
Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke went to the well of make-believe wealth once again, setting the stage for more bond buying in last week’s announcement. With a sullen economy supported by 36 months of smoke and mirrors, the punch bowl was never far away.
With around 140 countries considered frontier markets—regions trading at a 25 percent discount to more popular emerging ones—CNBC explores the best opportunities for prospective investors.
The third in a special series of investors’ clinics on CNBC, Chief Economist at Exotix, Stuart Culverhouse, answered your questions on the opportunities in frontier market investment on Tuesday 31 January.
What's preventing you from having the life you want, the money you want? Could it all be in your head?
For reliable investment-grade wine, look only to France, principally select wines from Bordeaux, and a few from Burgundy and the Rhone Valley.
In an age of celebrity and fame, Hollywood might seem like a great place to make money fast, but while the payoffs in major film production can be massive, so can the losses.
CNBC.com ranks the 10 richest people who have sought the U.S. presidency since 1992. Check out the list!
A couple of years ago, the words “American consumer” cast a shadow over global markets. No wonder. Back in the days of the credit bubble, American consumer borrowing helped to create a crazy debt binge, the Financial Times reports.
It's a vast, valuable and diverse category of art , and taking a narrow religious view could hurt you as an investor.
Every lap around the track, each sit up and all of those salads are just one more way to save for retirement.
With uncertainty and volatility big issues much like last year, money managers say go for high dividend-paying stocks and sectors such as healthcare, consumer staples and utilities.
In the low-interest rate environment of today, new strategies are needed to make the most of your savings and avoid the inevitable bite of inflation.
Amid a plethora of worries ranging from political unrest in the Middle East to slowing growth in China, the hope normally associated with the start of a new investment year has been trumped by fear. Rather than playing down risk, investors are obsessing over it.
Our special report focuses on the financial decisions that will pay off throughout the year — saving, preserving, allocating and investing money.
2011 was a volatile year for the financial markets, and many experts expect 2012 to be the same. What's an investor to do? Cast your vote.
Savings rates are near zero, stocks are expected to be volatile, and the job market remains weak.
Financial resolutions are great, but when it comes to investment decisions, you'll need information and commitment.
Whether you are twenty-something and in your first job or sixty-plus and and retired, there are steps you should be taking.