General Investment

What Is Commercial Paper and How Does It Work?

Richard Barrington

Interested in earning more income on your investments? See how commercial paper works and whether it might be a good income-producing investment for you.

Low-Risk Investments - Keep Your Money Safe As It Grows

Richard Barrington

Looking to protect some of your money from risk? See what makes for truly safe investments, and how to pick the ones that are best for your needs.

How to Avoid Online Brokerage Account Fees - Investment Guide

Richard Barrington

Online stock trading can be surprisingly expensive if you don't know how to minimize commissions and other fees.

Scottrade Review - Low Fees and Strong Customer Service

Satta Sarmah-Hightower

Trading can be intimidating for beginners. Here is one of several online brokers that make it easy.

Bear Markets, Corrections and Crashes - What Bad News About Stock Investments Mean

Richard Barrington

A look at how the recent market slide ties into economic developments and government policy.

Investing In Rental Properties? 8 Tips for Buying Rental Property

Richard Barrington

A look at what you need to know in order to make an investment in rental property work out for you.

13 Reasons Why Penny Stocks Are Risky - What to Know Before Investing

Richard Barrington

Penny stocks, or microcap stocks, can offer spectacular returns, but more often they are prone to hype and scams.

Net-Worth - More Than A Number?

Richard Barrington

A look at why net worth does not always tell the full story about someone's financial well-being.