You Don’t Have To Live By These Money Myths

We're told experiences are supposed to make us happier than stuff — turns out that may apply mostly to the affluent. The famous marshmallow test that predicts future success,...

Is Your Adviser An Investment Manager Or A Life Coach (Or...

Investors who seek financial services can have a wide range of needs. They can be relatively simple, such as access to investment vehicles like class Y mutual funds, or...

When to Use Virtual Doctors’ Visits

My health plan is offering telemedicine this year. When and why should I use this service? - J.B., Chicago Telemedicine, which offers basic health care through virtual visits with a...

Leave Behind More than Your Money: Communication Is Key to a...

Estate planning often seems to get the lowest priority when people make retirement plans -- if it makes the priority list at all. Even some of the most loving...

5 Tips to Deal With Market Volatility

Down 650 points one day. Up more than 1,000 points the next. Down 660 points another day. That was the Dow Jones industrial average's performance just during one recent...

Financial Tips, Thanks to the Year of the Pig

Happy New Year ... again! It is now the year of the pig. According to the Western calendar, Feb. 5, 2019, marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year --...

Bargain Hunters Turn to Emerging Market Stocks

Bargain hunters have begun to pay close attention to emerging market stocks. They are a little late to the game. After all, momentum-driven investors have already noticed that shares of...

Earn up to 11% on Your Money

Since the Great Recession, many investors' portfolios have been a tale of feast and famine. Stocks have racked up hefty gains, while the lowest interest rates in a generation...

Free Credit Report Freezes

I'd like to freeze my credit record to protect against identity theft. I heard that Congress recently passed a law making credit freezes free. When can I get my...

6 Tips for Those Who Have Lost a Spouse

The loss of a spouse can be one of the most difficult times in a person's life. Living through my own loss, I have learned from others and appreciate...

Does the Stock Market Close Early on July 3 for Independence...

The stock market and the bond market both close early on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, the day before the Fourth of July holiday. The stock market closes early at...

Hot Savings on Flights to Hawaii

Footage from Hawaii of molten lava destroying everything in its path might deter you from planning a vacation in the Aloha State. Travel website Travelzoo.com said searches for Hawaii...