Feb. 14, 2018

Dow Jones today: Why the stock market had a mini-freakout about the inflation rate — then recovered

The Dow Jones industrial average opened lower today on news the consumer price index climbed more than expected. Why is that — and why is the market so volatile right now? Here's what to know.

Feb. 7, 2018

Trump stock market tweet: Is the president right that “good news” caused stocks to drop?

President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted that when good news was reported in the “old days,” the stock market would go up, today that’s not the case and it’s a “big mistake.” Is that true?
Feb. 7, 2018

Stock market explained: Why the Dow and S&P are acting wild in 2018 — and what you can do about it

Why did the Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 crash — and will a rebound last? Here's what experts suggest just happened, and three steps you can take to protect your money.
Jan. 31, 2018

Tax returns 2018: Here are the best and the worst places to live for getting a tax refund

2018 tax refund checks vary from state to state — but getting a smaller payout might actually be a good thing.
Jan. 25, 2018

The 5 big risks to investing in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies right now, according to the SEC

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies need to overcome key problems before retail investors can safely invest in the industry through ETFs, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Jan. 23, 2018

If new bonuses are because of tax cuts, why aren’t new layoffs and bank fees?

The economy is doing well. But how much credit does the president deserve? If the administration wants to own economic wins, why not Carrier and Kimberly-Clark layoffs, or Bank of America’s new fees?

Jan. 22, 2018

Can you retire 5 years early? Here is how to find out.

Want to retire early? Adding a few percentage points to your savings rate can lengthen your retirement, a new study found. This is how to figure out how much money you'll need.
Jan. 18, 2018

Bitcoin’s price — like the Dow Jones Industrial Average — does not mean what you think it does

As the stock market hits highs and bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies rebound from lows, it's hard to resist asking, "Buy or sell?" But the daily swings are a distraction: Here's what to ask instead.
Jan. 3, 2018

Should you buy bitcoin? Warren Buffett’s $1M bet has a hidden lesson for cryptocurrency investors.

If you find yourself Googling "bitcoin price" or "what is Ripple?" — you should probably read this first: A big bet (and win) by famed investor Warren Buffett has a surprising takeaway for you.
Jan. 2, 2018

What to expect for your money in 2018 — and how to brighten your financial future

If your New Year's resolution is to save more money, get a raise or try your hand at "investing" in bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, these are the economic trends to watch in 2018.
Dec. 18, 2017

Twitter Stock Price: Why TWTR is up after the site booted some alt-right users — but spared others

Twitter’s stock price just got a big boost after the platform banned some alt-right users for hate speech. But major business challenges — that all TWTR investors should know about — remain.

Dec. 6, 2017

What is bitcoin? Here are answers to your 12 biggest questions on cryptocurrency and blockchain.

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Lumens, Monero or Iota — or none of the above? Here's everything to know about investing in cryptocurrencies, ICOs and blockchain; plus how to spot a bitcoin scam.
Nov. 27, 2017

Is bitcoin really worth $10,000 — or is it in a bubble? The truth about bitcoin’s rapid price rise

How high will bitcoin go? Big trading desks like CME Group and Cboe Global Markets might buy up bitcoin. Here's what to know about bitcoin's true value, whether it's $10,000 or not.
Nov. 7, 2017

Want more money and job opportunities? These 3 simple questions could help you be more successful.

Do you love risk? Are you a spender or a saver? These are some of the questions you need to be able to answer in order to be more successful.
Oct. 19, 2017

Dow Jones Industrial Average: The problem with invoking Black Monday in 2017

Black Monday happened thirty years ago today. Here's what people are getting wrong about one of the worst crashes in market history.
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Oct. 19, 2017

Planning for your financial future like a CFO

Be the boss of your money.

Oct. 17, 2017

Dow Jones Industrial Average 23,000 stock market record might obscure trouble brewing

The DJIA today crossed the 23,000 threshold for the first time, and President Donald Trump tweeted about it. Here's what to know about the Dow's new record.
Oct. 12, 2017

Bitcoin price today hit a new high: What the news means, and whether mining or investing makes sense

Everything to know about bitcoin price history, and news analysis of why the cryptocurrency has climbed so quickly: Nations and banks are opening up, but risks remain.
Oct. 2, 2017

Las Vegas Shooting: Why Smith & Wesson and other gun stocks’ prices rise after mass shootings

Las Vegas and RGR, AOBC, SWHC, VSTO and OLN: Stock prices of publicly-traded gun companies went up on Monday, following Sunday's deadly shooting. Here's why and what you should know.
Sept. 25, 2017

Save money and grow wealth in 2017: 5 secrets to getting richer this fall

Save money in autumn — the smart way. No matter how hard you try to avoid it, some financial moves will have to be made before Thanksgiving.
Sept. 25, 2017

This one mistake stops you from getting rich and achieving your biggest goals

Plus five brain hacks to help you save money and grow richer — right now — by overcoming your impulses.

Sept. 20, 2017

Money tips: What’s your financial “hygiene” score? These 10 questions measure your savvy and safety.

Want to save more money, protect your credit and identity, stress less about work and get richer? Take this quiz to see what you really need to improve.
Sept. 15, 2017

Bitcoin price history: What triggered the drop in value and whether analysts predict it will recover

The price for bitcoin — and most of the major cryptocurrencies, for that matter — has been falling all week.
Sept. 15, 2017

How do you become a millionaire? Here are 7 ways to end up with $1 million.

Want $1 million? These strategies — plus a little time and patience — can help you.
Sept. 13, 2017

Investing 101: What should you do when the stock market drops? How to plan for the inevitable now

Stock prices keep hitting record highs. Here's why that is worrying investors — and how you can prepare for the inevitable.
Aug. 9, 2017

Want to save more money? These 3 weird psychological tricks could help, according to science.

Your financial choices might be affected by unconscious factors, from how much you need to use the bathroom to the brightness of the space you are in.

Aug. 4, 2017

Follow these 21 Twitter accounts to get smarter about money, and learn secrets to wealth and success

Want to earn and save more money, launch a successful business or just learn new financial hacks? These Twitter handles will inspire you.
July 19, 2017

You’ve got these top money priorities in the wrong order

Should you save for retirement or buy a home? The best investment you can make right now might not be what you think it is.
May 1, 2017

What's the best way to invest? These smart portfolios and ETFs will grow your cash.

Want the best investments to grow your savings? Here's how to invest in stocks and bonds for short-term goals or retirement.
Jan. 31, 2017

How to slay your money fears and take control of your finances: 'The Payoff,' with Alexa von Tobel

Growing wealth like a real adult is all about following the right order of operations.