Should You Hold Bonds or Bond Funds When Interest Rates Rise?
Bond investing in a rising interest rate environment requires careful thought. Here are some things to consider about bonds and bond funds.
I’ve Always Noticed A Black Diamond On My Tape Measure, But Had No Idea Why Until Now
Carpenters must know this, but a whole lot of other people do not.
Top 10 financial firms ranked by investor satisfaction
U.S. court upholds Obama-era retirement advice rule
A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday upheld an Obama-era rule designed to avoid conflicts of interests when brokers give retirement advice, in a possible setback for President Donald...
Consumers Want More Financial Advice from Banks
Consumers see their banks as more of a stressful utility, rather than a financial advisor. According to the Future of Money report released by Cognizant, banks are not proactive with the financial needs of their consumers; 90% of consumers surveyed stated that they primarily deal with their bank for simple transactions only. 'Simple transactions' exclude any discussion around financial health, including insurance coverage or retirement savings, according to the report, which surveyed about 3,000 consumers in the United States and the United Kingdom. The report also concludes that consumers are keenly feeling the lack of financial advice, especially as they often
How to Excel When You Have Toxic Co-workers
The only person you can control is yourself, so start ignoring the obnoxious person in the next cubicle.
Easy Collage Art Project for Kids Using Bleeding Tissue Paper
This process art activity uses one of our favorite art techniques- bleeding tissue paper to create a colorful background! Add some collage materials and a drawing to really make it special.
Of Fiduciaries and Conflicted Advice: A Guide to Terminology
“Best interest” and “suitability” standards, “conflicted advice,” brokers, advisers, planners. These are all terms that have meanings—some quite specific and some fairly loose. A suitable investment isn’t necessarily in your best interest. An adviser may be nothing more than a salesman.
Fitness Tip of the Week
You won't get the full benefits of pull-ups if you're making one of these common mistakes. Here are some of the common issues with pull-up form and how to fi...
The happiest retirees have learned this lesson
It's all the rage now. You're supposed to find, follow ...