Insights

Objective investing strategies and financial guidance to help make the most of your money.

4 ways to make the most of an inherited IRA

Inheriting an IRA comes at a tumultuous time in life, when you're dealing with the death of a loved one. But decisions you make about how to handle the account can make a big difference.

Where foreign markets are headed now

U.S. markets are holding on to modest gains this year after a lackluster 2015, but fund investors might have fared better with overseas exposure. Here's a look at the performance of some international markets.

How to fix an error on your credit report

If you discover an error on your credit report, you have two avenues of recourse: contacting the creditor or the credit bureau directly. Read on for more smart tips.

The great buyback boom is on the wane

Company stock buybacks have been winding down due to earnings declines over the past year. But if you're still looking for valuable investment alternatives, read on.

Saving for retirement and college tuition all at once

It's a dilemma that parents have struggled with for years but it's only gotten more difficult: Saving for skyrocketing college tuition for the children and longer retirements for themselves — at the same time.

How money market funds are changing

Your money-market fund is about to undergo some changes as federal reform is set to take place mid-October. Here's what you need to know.