During the economic downturn, many companies reduced or eliminated their 401(k) match programs. Two years later, 401(k)s finally seem to be coming back strong. This means that it’s time to maximize your own 401(k) and take advantage of any new benefits that are being offered. In my latest New York Daily News column, I give you a rundown of some of these new benefits.
This morning on Money 911, we spoke to a woman whose portfolio is 60% stocks and 40% bonds — but she’s nervous about the market’s volatility. What did we tell her to do? For the answer to her question, plus advice on whether or not to opt out of a credit card rate increase, check out the video clip below.
With all the ups and downs of the market recently, it’s easy to forget that you need to lead with your head and not your heart. In this week’s issue of Newsweek, I talk about how certain emotions lead to certain behaviors — and how this could be detrimental to your portfolios. For more on how to take your emotions out of investing, check out my new column here!
Is it ever too early to start contributing to a 401(k)? I say no way — the sooner, the better! This morning on Today‘s Money 911, we took questions from a few young workers who wanted to know all about investing in the stock market and beginning 401(k) contributions. To see what we told them, check out the video clip below.
This morning on Today‘s Money 911, we talked about you can start investing — as well as what to do when there has been fraudulent activity on your credit card. For these tips and more, check out the video clip below.
It can be hard to know what to expect when it comes to the market these days — and according to experts, this uncertainty could continue for the next couple of months. So as an investor, what do you do? In my latest New York Daily News column, I provide some tips on how to remain sane during these crazy times.
In the wake of last week’s market volatility, many personal investors have been wondering what they should do next. This morning on Today, I talked about some long-term market strategies you can use to boost your personal investments. To see why you should look at the market as a whole and make a list of your dream stocks — as well as some other tips — check out the video clip below!
The volatility in the markets has spurred so many questions over the past couple of days, and this morning on Today‘s Money 911 we answered some your most pressing worries. To see how to keep a long-term perspective in the midst of the market’s ups and downs and how to invest money for education, check out the video clip below.
The news about the stock market is unsettling, to be sure, but my number one piece of advice to individual investors is: don’t panic. As I told Matt Lauer on Today this morning, when we make fast decisions, we make bad decisions. To hear more tips on surviving the stock plunge, check out the video clip below.
Given everything that’s going on with the economy, are you worried about protecting your investments? I know many people who are. In my first-ever column for Newsweek/The Daily Beast, I tell you how to focus on controlling the things that you can control, as well as some other tips that will help protect your portfolio. Check it out! I’m really excited to work with the Newsweek family!