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Individual investor optimism fell and pessimism rose to levels not seen since late June, according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Meanwhile, neutral sentiment continued its longest streak of above-average readings since the late 1990s. Bullish sentiment, expectations that...

The Simpleplanning Budget Planner is a comprehensive Excel spreadsheet that helps individuals keep track of their budgets. Read more »  ...

Howard and Thelma Morrison were recently married. They are both in their early 30s, and each has brought valuable assets into their marriage. Now, they are in the process of consolidating them. At the same time, they are starting to take a serious look at setting up an investment...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut Editor explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) is his “Sell of the Week” on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...

Charles Carlson’s stock-picking approach seeks stocks with above-average growth potential and a safe and growing dividend. Read more »...

In an effort to make financial life easier, the concept of a “life cycle” mutual fund was born. The idea was to offer specific asset allocations and investment selections for specific investment objectives—all bundled up in one fund. And some companies provide these...

Every builder starts with a foundation. If you are new to investing, you are building an investment portfolio, and you need to start with an investment foundation. That foundation consists of the basic investment principles. Boiled down to its bare basics, investing concerns returns...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut Editor explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Synaptics, Inc. (SYNA) is his “Buy of the Week” on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...

iPhone app for identifying “grey charges” on your credit cards. Read more » This Week’s Question When was the last time you upgraded your cell phone? A) In the last year B) More than one year ago, but less than two years ago C) More than two years ago Click Here to Answer...

Accessing the hidden gems of our Markets area, where a wealth of current and historical data is constantly updated. Read more »  ...