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5 Ways to Stay Financially Fit in 2014

If your New Year's resolution was to shape up financially, here are 5 key tips that can help you keep the resolution and get financially fit in 2014 Read Article

Stop Running Scared: Overcome Your Money-Management Phobia

Most folks think an inheritance would be very exciting, but on occasions that it happens many are terrified they'll lose it. Here are ways to protect yourself Read Article

4 Employee Retirement Plans Worth Considering

It can be difficult to save for retirement if your employer does not offer a 401k plan, but you can still save! These options allow you to plan for the future Read Article

My “Great Eight” Fundamental Variables for Stock Analysis

It's earnings season, and what better time than to share with you 8 fundamental metrics I use to evaluate my stock picks. Take a look... Read Article

No Reason for Fear! A Quick Guide to Earnings Season Jargon

Earnings season is upon investors, and instead of being cowed by the information, here is some information to help you get through the numbers. Read Article

Try Preferred Stock for Protection

Preferred stock can offer a higher yield and more security than traditional fixed-income investments. Read Article

Will 2014 Bring Higher Volatility?

For all the taper tantrum and government shutdown drama, market volatility took a chill pill in 2013. But that's unlikely to continue in 2014. Read Article

Portfolio Diversification Failed in 2013 — or Did It?

Leave the cocktail chatter to someone else -- the combination of "less bad, but not quite as good" should result in a smoother ride. Read Article

3 Easy Money Resolutions Everyone Should Make Next Year

Yes, you should stick to your budget, save more, and fully fund your retirement account, but here are 3 moves you can make that can help just as much in 2014... Read Article

Bitcoin: Black Market Bait or Shrewd Investment?

Bitcoin is a currency for which people can buy products. It's hot, but its also surrounded by questions...and concerns. Should you invest? Take a closer look... Read Article

5 Key Financial Moves You Should Make Before 2014

It's easy to forget that a New Year is coming up, and planning for it is important. Here are 5 key financial actions to take ahead of 2014... Read Article

Beware of Mutual Fund Fees: 3 Keys to Consider

Mutual funds are a great investment tool, but investors need to understand a key component in these funds: expenses. Let's focus on 3 key areas of costs Read Article

6 Tips for an Effective Household Budget

With the holidays upon us, it's a good time to review your spending plans and household budget. Here are 6 tips for an effective budget plan Read Article

3 Essential Beginner Investing Tips for Millennials

These 3 tips can help millennials get their feet wet in the investing world. Read Article

Funds Down? Don’t Worry, It’s Distribution Season

Honey, they shrunk the fund -- or did they? If you're seeing a dip in your Vanguard mutual funds this week, there's a perfectly sound reason. Read Article

4 Financial Professionals – And How They Can Work For You

Understanding the different roles of financial professionals, including brokers, accountants and planners is important to long term planning. Learn the differences here... Read Article

Get More Involved With Your Retirement

You won't be ready for retirement by just sitting on your 401k or IRA -- you have to get active about managing those plans. Here's three ways to get the ball rolling. Read Article

Lower Unemployment, Faster Taper?

Lower unemployment seems like no-brainer good news -- but Wall Street's initial read was that it might prompt a faster taper. Read Article

Consumer Spending, Other Economic Data Show Mixed Results

Economic data is sending mixed signals, from consumer spending that's not comparable to last year to flat home sales with positive revisions. Read Article

5 Steps to Research Stocks

Wondering how to research stocks for your portfolio? Here are the top things you need to know. Read Article