It's been a great five years for the stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 have made new all-time highs. You could hardly miss making money in the stock market -- except if you were a mutual fund manager. S&P Dow Jones Indexes has just released a report showing that over the..
Making decisions about health insurance is complicated and potentially very costly. It's no surprise that Americans don't do a great job of it. It takes work to figure out the best health insurance options. And few people take the time to do it right. Alegeus Healthcare, a provider of platforms for corporate insurance plans, compiles..
Just in time, some very powerful forces are lining up on the side of the individual investor vs. those in the financial services industry who have been overcharging and urging investors into flawed products. The timing is critical because the baby boom generation is rolling trillions of dollars out of company 401(k) plans and into..
Rising gold prices -- the precious metal was up 16.5 percent in the first quarter - have given renewed life to some old scams, using new technologies. Just last week a man was arrested in Kansas, charged with selling fake gold bars on Craig's List. Michael Fuljenz, President of Universal Coin and Bullion, a member..
It's time to confront your past spending - and make good on your vows to get your money organized. The word budget is both a noun (I'm going to make a budget.) and a verb (I'll have to budget my expenses.) Either way, it doesn't happen without your active participation! Here are a few ways..
Financial technology is one of the fastest growing areas of innovation, as mobile apps are being created that give people the ability to control their finances right from their smartphones. Millennials and others want instant access to their financial data and the ability to manage their money. Financial services firms know that's where their clients..