Financial resolutions are great, but when it comes to investment decisions, you'll need information and commitment.
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.
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.
While experts recommend tracking expenses to rein in unbridled spending, it is possible to build a nest egg without accounting for every penny. Start by having your paycheck deposited into a master account, from which all big payments are auto-debited.
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.
Whether you are twenty-something and in your first job or sixty-plus and and retired, there are steps you should be taking.
I’m a big proponent of rightsizing personal finances to match one’s goals and desired lifestyle, with the ultimate aim of a seamless transition to retirement. That’s right: retirement.
Every lap around the track, each sit up and all of those salads are just one more way to save for retirement.
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The market may have gotten way too bearish on gold. Some expect the precious metal to hit $1,400 in the first quarter.
Strength in the U.S. dollar and taper concerns have sent oil prices slightly lower, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
Jim Cramer explains why he is keeping an eye on the departure of Restoration Hardware's CEO, and short-selling in Adobe Systems.
NEW YORK, Dec 13- With a nearly 50 percent gain in his portfolio for the year, fund manager Michael Corbett might be expected to coast into January. "I'm interested in finding the five baggers," which Wall Street calls a stock that appreciates to more than five times its purchase price.
BOSTON, Dec 11- Capital gains pain has arrived for U.S. mutual fund investors. "In many respects, it's a good news story," said Joel Dickson, a senior investment strategist at Vanguard Group. Fidelity's $16 billion Magellan Fund plans to distribute capital gains of $5.52 a share in 2013. That is up from just 2 cents a share in 2012, according to fund disclosures.
BOSTON, Dec 11- Capital gains pain has arrived for U.S. mutual fund investors. Fidelity's $16 billion Magellan Fund, for example, plans to distribute capital gains of $5.52 a share in 2013. That is up from just 2 cents a share in 2012, according to fund disclosures.
Starbucks stock retreated in heavy volume after a report suggested the coffee chain's growth may be losing some steam.
Expanding into China would represent a "gigantic game-changer" for one social media site, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
Muddled by inconsistent earnings and stock performances, one sector appears tougher and tougher to predict, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.