Richer 401ks: Great Trend, Great Lesson

The average 401k balance now stands at more than $80,000 -- a nice uptick from last year and worlds apart from their 2013 low. But how we got there is important, too. More 

Fidelity Cutting Fees on 8 Index Funds

Fidelity Investments is lowering costs on eight of its Spartan index mutual funds, as well as lowering investment minimums across 22 funds. More 

401(k) Balances Reach Highest Level in 12 Years

Fidelity Investments said that 401(k) average balances grew 4% during the third quarter, hitting the highest levels since it started tracking balances in 2000. More 

J.D. Power: Investment Firm Satisfaction

J.D. Power and Associates released its annual U.S. Full Service Investor Satisfaction Study ranking the top investment firms by investor satisfaction. More 

2 Turnaround Buys in Finance

These beaten-down money-management firms are poised to deliver strong earnings and growth -- and provide an opportunity for double-digit returns. More 

5 Popular Mutual Funds to Avoid

A number of mutual funds have earned their names over time, but they haven't passed the "what have you done for me lately" test. More 

Best Online Brokers for Customer Satisfaction

If you’re looking for the best online brokers to help you buy and sell stocks, the good news is that there are really no bad options. More