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Best Investing Apps for Smartphones and Tablets

Whether you're shopping, dating or ordering a pizza, it's increasingly likely that you are using a mobile app. App usage grew by 76% year-over-year in 2014, according to Flurry, a mobile analytics firm owned by...

4 Great Apps for Investors

Whether you're shopping, dating or ordering a pizza, it's increasingly likely that you are using a mobile app. App usage grew by 76% year-over-year in 2014, according to Flurry, a mobile analytics firm owned by...

A Bond Fund for the Socially Conscious

You've probably heard of socially screened stock funds. But bond funds that filter for good corporate citizenship? They're much rarer in the world of what is commonly called socially responsible investing...

Why I'm Still Bullish on Bonds

Against all odds, bonds issued by the U.S. government have lately proved to be a far, far better investment than stocks issued by U.S. corpor­ations. While large-company stocks have returned an annualized 4%...

Don't Let Bad News Drive Your Investing

Beheadings in Iraq and Syria. Terrorism in France. An extremist regime in Iran closes in on obtaining nuclear weapons. Europe and Japan struggle to revive stagnant economies. No question, it's a scary world. But...

Why European Stocks Are Worth a Second Look

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi surprised the markets earlier this year by persuading members of the bank's governing council to begin buying more than 1 trillion euros' worth of private and...

3 Energy Stocks to Buy Now

Buying energy stocks might feel like stepping in front of a Mack truck these days. Oil prices have collapsed, and major energy producers are playing a game of chicken as they pump at full throttle to try to drive...

4 Smart Places to Park Your Cash Now

So much is happening in so many places--from Wall Street to Europe to America's fracking fields--that your portfolio is probably suffering from motion sickness. Consider that in the first 25 trading days of 2015,...

13 Ways to Invest in Robots, The Internet of...

Healthy investing is a lot like healthy eating: Make sensible choices carefully proportioned within a diet of moderation. We get it. But everyone needs at least a little sizzle--in their diet and in their...

4 New ETFs Worth a Look

Nearly 200 new exchange-traded products debuted last year, many of them ill-advised. But not all of the newcomers are duds. Here are four that look intriguing. Fidelity Total Bond ETF (symbol FBND) is an ETF...

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Basics of Money

When and How to Hire a Tax Pro

Tax software does a good job of breaking down tax preparation into manageable bites. It will alert you...

What to Ask a Financial Adviser

Financial advisers and planners attend seminars and classes and read books so they can learn how to...

Understanding Capital Gains and Losses

What's a Capital Gain? A capital gain is what the tax law calls the profit when you sell a capital...

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