401k & Investing Tips

The S&P 500’s Top 10 Stocks: Which Ones Should You Buy?

The S&P 500's top stocks in October ripped off gains of 20% or more. A few will flame out, but others could keep sprinting. Read Article

Ride Toyota Stock’s Catalysts to Big Gains (TM)

Toyota stock should be boosted by TPP and Volkswagen's problems, as well as the strong U.S. auto market and the weak yen. Read Article

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Stock GUTTED by Citron Research

Famed short-seller Citron Research is wondering aloud whether Valeant (VRX) stock is the "pharmaceutical Enron." Could it be? Read Article

Buy the Homebuilders in a Hurry! (LEN, DHI, PHM)

The homebuilding business looked just about dead in the depths of the recession. But the slow, steady growth in homebuilders should continue. Read Article

Ugly Walmart Earnings Only the Start of Pain for WMT Stock

Walmart earnings validated that WMT stock is doomed to low margins and continued declines. Store facelifts and wage bumps can't help. Read Article

Square, Inc. IPO Filing Shows a Money-Losing Company

Square IPO filing shows a company that is growing fast, but also facing big risks. Here's what the Square S-1 says. Read Article

Walmart Stock: Can It Get Any Worse? (WMT)

Wednesday's powwow with analysts led to dire consequences for Walmart stock, but this may well be the tipping point for the better. Read Article

5 Important 401k Rules You Should Never Forget

Most investors put their 401k plans on autopilot and forget about them. That's a mistake. Here are some 401k rules you should never forget. Read Article

Rising Interest Rates: A Simple Survival Guide

Rising interest rates present a host of challenges for investors in bonds, bond funds and stocks alike. Here's your action plan. Read Article

The Best Funds to Hold in a Roth IRA

A Roth IRA stacked with some of the best funds investing in both equities and fixed income can post market-beating returns while still maintaining a balanced asset allocation. Read Article

The One Fund You Should Own in Your 401k

If I had to pick just one fund to hold in a 401k, I'd look to Fidelity Funds for this gem. And I'll suggest a couple more just in case. Read Article

10 Ways to Tax-Proof Your Portfolio

It’s already time to start thinking about taxes, and while you can't do much about 2014, you can start working on making yourself tax-efficient for 2015. Read Article

5 Financial Resolutions to Tackle in 15 Minutes or Less

Get the New Year started on the right foot by tackling these five common financial planning issues, and none of them will take you more than 15 minutes to accomplish. Read Article

How to Start Investing – 5 Ways to Invest $1,000 Now

You have to start somewhere. Here are five tips for investing for beginners to help you grow your $1,000 next egg for the long term. Read Article

Private Equity Investing for Small Investors

Investing in (or like) private equity offers potentially higher rewards ... but you'd better have some elbow grease and a healthy appetite for risk. Read Article

The One Investing Lesson You Can Learn From Apple AND RadioShack

Anyone who currently owns, or plans to own, AAPL or RSH stock (or both, or even neither!) needs to embrace this key reality. Read Article

The Difference Between Cheap Stocks and Undervalued Stocks

Value investing can help build wealth. Here's what investors need to screen in order to spot those undervalued stocks amid cheap stocks. Read Article

3 Telltale Signs of a Disorderly Portfolio

Independent portfolio analysts see the same mistakes among individual investors with disorderly portfolios. Here's what to watch for. Read Article

How to Start Investing in Stocks With Less Than $1,000

Wondering how to start investing in stocks? Well, you're not alone. Start here with these easy investing tips to begin making money. Read Article

Value Stock Guide – How to Invest Like a Pawn Star

Value stock investing depends on the same market inefficiencies exploited in TV's 'Pawn Stars.' Read Article