29 charts that explain Americans’ financial lives

by Danielle Kurtzleben I like to think lots of things make us unique: where we’re from, how we were raised, our […]

Invest for income — without stocks

Dividend stocks and real estate investment trusts aren’t the only ways to generate cash flow in your portfolio. Here are […]

How to Manage a Money Crisis, Marine Corps Style

By Dennis Miller Miller’s Money, My boyhood friend Tom G. has been a member of our hometown Citizens Corps for […]

Stock Physics: How Newton’s Third Law of Motion Applies to the Market

From a ball bouncing up off the floor to an earthquake triggering a tsunami, Newton’s third law of motion tells […]

How Much Do You Need to Save for Retirement, Really?

From www.millersmoney.com, By Dennis Miller Human beings are, by nature, heuristic. Although we are immensely intelligent, our brains are not […]

Goldman Said to Be Planning CDs Tied to Equities

By Matt Robinson, Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) plans to issue four certificates of deposit linked to stocks as […]

Dinosaurs, Dodos and AAA Governments

By Addison Wiggin, The Daily Reckoning The history of sovereign finance is a history of broken promises. Governments are very good […]

Why Bill Gates Is Buying Inflation Funds

By BRETT ARENDS, Smart Money, If you’re retired, or nearly retired, you probably want three things from your investments: Safety […]

Safe stocks for Grandma (and you)

Forget about CDs and Treasury bonds. Uncle Sam is effectively pushing you into stocks and mutual funds. Might as well […]

Country default risk

From Bespoke Investment Group site, “Greece has really distinguished itself this week as the country that is most at risk […]