Infographic: What it Takes to Get to $1 Million

We know, it sounds like a big number. But it can be achieved. By increasing your contributions a little each year, you can reach a million in about 25 years. Here's how one woman did it...

How to Save $1 Million

It’s not as hard as you think to become a millionaire. Here’s how.

How risky is it to short a stock?

Is "shorting" a stock something that an average person could do, if they had the feeling that a certain stock's value was going to decrease? I've heard that people can make a lot of money doing this, but how does one go about doing it? Do you...

How do you invest your money?

Our financial advisor responds to your most frequently asked questions

The Dow is Soaring -- Time to Dive In?

It's not too late to get into the market. But where you put your money matters.

3 Reasons to Fire Your Planner

It has been a terrible year. Your investments got clobbered, and you have no idea where you stand in terms of your overall financial plan. Is it time to fire your financial adviser? Maybe. The following reality checks will help you decide: Focus....

Why Your Nest Isn't a Nest Egg

The single worst thing the real estate boom did to average Americans was creating a fantasy that you could count on your home equity as part of your retirement plan. But national average home prices have fallen almost 40% since 2008—putting a...

The Female Financial Paradox

This week’s TIME cover feature explores an amazing phenomenon: Women could soon outpace men as the primary household earners.  What they’ve missed is the powerful, but sadder story within this trend: Female breadwinners may be on the rise, but...