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Share buybacks: A sell signal?

Share buybacks: A sell signal?

A boom in share buybacks raises some questions that shareholders of the company need to ask.

4 steps to choosing the right refinancing term

4 steps to choosing the right refinancing term

Sometimes, the best way to make refinancing decisions is to act as if you were starting over.

How financial stress can hurt your career

How financial stress can hurt your career

A new study suggests that financial worries can make employees less productive, but both workers and employers can take steps to address this problem.

Comparing today's bank account and bond yields

Comparing today's bank account and bond yields

Interest income remains relatively scarce among these vehicles, but that doesn't mean your portfolio should be without them.

The financial tool Americans are most thankful for

The financial tool Americans are most thankful for

A new MoneyRates.com poll shows that men and women aren't necessarily thankful for the same things in personal finance, but that they do share a favorite product.

Republican Congress, Democratic president: The best pairing for investors?

Republican Congress, Democratic president: The best pairing for investors?

If stock market history repeats itself, the outcome of last week's election is great news for investors.

How information overload can hurt your retirement

How information overload can hurt your retirement

If some retirement guidance is good, is more guidance always better? Experts say that being exposed to too much retirement advice may actually be a bad thing.

When financial fear is your ally

When financial fear is your ally

The fear of running out of money is not a pleasant companion, but that doesn't mean you should flee it.

A realist's guide to downsizing retirement plans

A realist's guide to downsizing retirement plans

If you have big retirement dreams but haven't saved enough to realize them, it may be time to make some adjustments. Here's how to do it.

The blessing and burden of a strong dollar

The blessing and burden of a strong dollar

A strong U.S. dollar may sound like a great thing, but there are some drawbacks to the dollar's recent rise.