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Nowadays, while interest rates are low, many individuals contemplate refinancing their mortgage. But with refinancing comes costs. Some homeowners are considered “refinance junkies” and continually jump from one low interest rate to the next, but these individuals may not factor...

Throughout the years, there has been much discussion regarding an optimal retirement withdrawal rate. A withdrawal rate is a function of how much money you withdraw from your retirement fund each year. I’m sure many of you have heard of the oh-so-popular 4% withdrawal rate standard....

Stocks: Realtime Quotes Charts for Android is an app made by StockSpy Apps Inc. that assists investors in tracking stocks and markets through price quotes, charts, news and more. The app is available for several different operating systems, but this version was downloaded to an...

Mutual funds—and more recently, exchange-traded funds (ETFs)—have offered safety and diversification by allowing individual investors to buy shares in many companies in order to spread risk. It is important for investors to understand what role they play and what role the fund...

As of this writing, we are still in the midst of a bull run that is over five years old. Recent market volatility has some wondering how much steam remains in it, but as of the close on August 8, the S&P 500 index was only 2.8% off its high since the market bottom of March...

Welcome to Computerized Investing’s “Best of the Web.” Here we have brought together what we consider to be the “best of the best” when it comes to online investment analysis, research and tracking. These are the sites that we editors and staff of CI use ourselves, almost...

SigFig (short for Significant Figures) is an excellent way to manage your investments without being overwhelmed with information. The app allows users to sync their investment accounts and track stocks, funds, 401(k)s and IRAs in real-time. An attractive and easy-to-use dashboard...

The turmoil of the stock market over the last decade has forced professional and individual investors to refocus their attention on identifying, managing and mitigating as many investment-related risk factors as possible. Michael Carpenter’s book, “The Risk-Wise Investor”...

Excel spreadsheet automatically derives financial ratios for company analysis after a simple import of financial statement data from Morningstar.com. Read more »  ...

While it is hard to argue with how much technology has made investing easier, there are always two sides to every coin. Read more »  ...