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Should You Treat Your Social Security Benefits Like a Bond?

A lot of things can impact your retirement investment strategy. Should your future Social Security benefits be one of them?

7 Ways to Compare Stock Market Investments

There are thousands of investments out there. If you want to find the "best" ones, you need to learn how to compare them.

Don't Be Fooled by an Investment's Rate of Return

You might get excited looking at that promising investment return — but it can be misleading. Here's what else you should look for.

What Is Cryptocurrency, Anyway?

Thinking about investing in cryptocurrency, but not sure where to start? Here's what you need to know.

What Are Income Stocks?

Income stocks yield promising profit with little price variation. Find out if they're right for your portfolio.

Beginner's Guide to Reading a Stock Table

Getting stuck between the columns of a stock table? They're simpler than they look. Let's break down how to read one!

7 Reasons Millennials Should Stop Being Afraid of the Stock Market

Young people aren't investing as much as they should be — and it's costing them. Get over these fears and start putting your money to work.

8 Things Everyone Should Know About the Commodities Markets

From cows to coffee, billions of dollars are lost and made trading commodities. Here's what you need to know — even if you're not a trader.

8 Reasons to Stay Calm When the Market Tanks

Panicking over the recent market downturn? Deep breaths. Your money will be okay this time, and next time, too. Here's why.

Save Your Retirement by Avoiding These 10 Risky Investments

You could get motion sickness from the ups and downs of these volatile stocks. Keep more of your money by steering clear of these investments.

The 4 Greatest Stock Reversals in the Last Decade

These four big stock market losers transformed themselves into stock market darlings in just 10 years. Find out what it takes to be a comeback kid.

Here's How Much You'd Have Today if You'd Bought Bitcoins a Few Years Ago

The notorious crypto-currency is notoriously volatile. How much would you have today if you'd invested just $100 in Bitcoins a few years ago?