BUENOS AIRES, Dec 5- Argentina is not on the verge of cutting its soybean export tax despite market rumors to the contrary and pressure on the government to stimulate international sales, a well-placed source at the agriculture ministry said on Thursday.» Read More
Don't get spooked out of this market, Joe Terranova says. Here's how to weather the storm.
Amid the market melee, you may be starting to question the investment strategy behind your battered portfolio, but before you attempt any knee-jerk moves to mitigate risk, consider the impact an uber conservative investment stance might have on your ability to feather your nest egg.
Given the recent financial crisis, which has caused gigantic fluctuation in financial markets around the world, now is as good a time—or bad one—as it gets to re-asses where you stand on the risk spectrum and make sure your portfolio is well-allocated.
During the crisis, so-called smart money seems to be avoiding three categories: index funds, dividend-paying companies and small-caps. On paper, that seems to make perfect sense. In fact, some of these ideas haven’t panned out, says the New York Times.
In a special post-bailout edition of Dollar Dilemmas, Carmen is joined by John Gannon, senior vice president of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, to help callers face tough financial decisions -- particularlly in the fast-changing financial environment -- about plans for retirement, 401(k)s, IRAs, diversification and pensions administered by Wachovia or these other troubled banks.
Retirement expert Bill Losey advises an older couple with more debt than savings on how to get ahead -- even late in life.
Whether you're in your 20s, 30s, 40s or older, Carmen tells you how much to sock away.
Carmen and our team of experts answer your questions about bank failures, insurance and much more.
What is a regular investor to make of it all? What about people who have money in bank accounts? The New York Times provides some answers to questions that are probably on your mind.
Just when it looked like the baby boomers would be riding off into the sunset, 401k's and other investments tucked securely in pockets to sustain them through retirement, along comes a "once in a century" financial meltdown and jeopardizes an entire generation's post-working life prosperity.
What would you say if I told you that the return you earn on your money has little to do with your ability to pick good investments?
Don't do it, Carmen says. Here's why.
How to get in touch directly with a deadbeat lender and much more from Tuesday's show.
Carmen separates the facts from the fear to help you navigate this new economic reality.
Answering your questions about the bailout, the safety of your money and more.
A common pitfall of a 401(k) plan is setting it up, blindly plunking money into it over the years, and then suddenly remembering it exists when you're in your 50s. Here’s some advice to help you along the way to make sure your money lasts longer than you do.
What’s risky? What’s not? Carmen clears up the confusion so you can make the right decisions.
Need clarification on a term we used on the show? Check here first.
If retirement is approaching, here's how you can make sure your IRA is safeguarded against this terrible stock market.
Just as the slowing economy has made access to cash a higher priority for a lot of small businesses, banks have been offering “small business” credit cards, the New York Times reports.