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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CNBC's Seema Mody looks at three stocks to watch tomorrow, including Post Holdings, which found out it was the likely winner in the Michael Foods auction; SodaStream, which is said to be in talks to sell a 16 percent stake in the company; and Yelp, which was upgraded to buy by Citi.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up slightly on the day in spite of a 10 million barrel build. Nat gas remained over $4.50, and gold was up a bit at the close.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports crude oil inventories elevated due to geopolitical tensions.
BOSTON, April 16- American Funds, the No. 3 U.S. mutual fund family, advised some customers to change user names and passwords on Wednesday as the number of companies and people affected by the notorious "Heartbleed" bug grows.
BOSTON, April 16- American Funds, one of the largest U.S. mutual funds families, sent an email to 825,000 shareholders on Wednesday advising them to change user names and passwords, citing "a very narrow window of risk" related to the "Heartbleed" Internet threat.
BOSTON, April 16- American Funds, one of the largest U.S. mutual funds families, sent an email to 825,000 shareholders on Wednesday, advising them to change their passwords, citing "a very narrow window of risk" related to the Heartbleed Internet threat.
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.