These are items tagged with `stocks`

Penny Stocks

Take extra care with stocks that sell for extraordinarily low prices.

Types of Stock

Learn 7 basic types of stock you can invest in.

Assembling a Portfolio

4 basic factors to a steady portfolio: stocks versus bonds, your personal goals, diversification, and rebalancing.

What Mutual Funds Invest in

Learn the differences between money-market funds, stock funds, and bond funds.

Mutual Funds

Mutual funds give us cheap and easy access to stocks and bonds (and other types of securities) to increase our wealth.


A stock is an ownership interest in a company.


Rebalancing helps you sell high and buy low.


Keep yourself on track to retire by adding diversity to your investment portfolio.

Your Personal Goals

Your time horizon should determine your risk.

Investment Fees

Investment advisers and brokers are professionals: Expect to pay them.

Different Types of Firms

Do you need a full-service, discount, online, or specialty brokerage firm? Or an investment adviser?

Investment Terms Dictionary

Decode some of the terminology used in investment here.

Retirement Investment Dictionary

Clarify some of the terminology used in retirement here.

Investment or Saving Choices

Your investment choices fall into three broad categories: stocks, bonds and cash.

Employer Plans

Don't miss out a great opportunity by passing this up.

Diversifying Stock Portfolio

Diversification can save you from volatile markets.

Other Various Retirement Funds

To find the right funds for your retirement portfolio, choose the fund types whose objectives and willingness to take risks match yours.

Retirement 101

Learn the basics of setting yourself up for a good retirement.

Types of Stocks

Learn 7 basic types of stock you can invest in.

Investing in Stocks

A stock is an ownership share of a company.

Mutual Fund Term Dictionary

Decode some of the terminology used in mortgages here.

Ways An Annuity Can Earn Interest

Learn about fixed rate and variable annuities.