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8 Foolish and Costly Financial Fouls — and How to Avoid Them

These common money mistakes can cost you thousands. But you can sidestep them if you follow these simple tips.

Oil skyrockets up to almost $50 a barrel

Oil prices have a long history of violent swings. But even by those standards, crude just experienced an incredibly extreme move.<p>Just a week ago oil plummeted below $38 a barrel for the first time since 2009 with little end to the pain in sight.<p>Flash forward to today and oil is racing back to …

5 simple ways to invest $1,000 now

The unemployment rate continues to drift steadily lower, gas prices remain cheap relative to years past and the stock market continues to bump up against all-time highs. And as a result, many Americans are finally getting their finances back in order.<p>But what should they do with that extra cash …

Personal Finance

Inmate With Stock Tips Wants To Be San Quentin's Warren Buffett

Curtis Carroll discovered the stock market in prison. Through friends and family on the outside, he invests from San Quentin State Prison in Northern California, and he's also an informal financial adviser to fellow inmates and correctional officers. Everyone in prison calls him Wall Street.<p>"I …

You can earn 100 times more interest on your money by using a different kind of savings account

That's because the "big banks" out there — Bank of America, Chase, Citibank, and Wells Fargo, to name a few — usually offer an interest rate of <i>0.01%</i>. Your savings just sit there, growing by a negligible amount.<p>However, if you're using a high interest savings account at an internet bank such as Ally …

Financial planners share the smartest decisions they've seen clients make with their money

Financial planners see it all.<p>Not only do they get an inside look into their clients' spending, saving, earnings, and investments, but they can see past the numbers to the people behind them: their clients' ambitions, fears, priorities ... and decisions.<p>Below, six certified financial planners …

5 Guys Who Wake Up at 4 a.m. to Work Out Tell You How They Do It

Steal their secrets to seize the day and seize results<p>Squeezing in a workout before the rest of the world is even awake takes an extreme amount of willpower and dedication, and maybe a bit of insanity. But if you work at it, anyone can become an early riser, says <i>Men’s Health</i> sleep advisor W. …

Fitness

10-Minute Muscle Challenges Used by America’s Most Badass Trainer

Test your physical and mental strength while improving your fitness level across the board<p>Justin Miller<p>Some fitness challenges are just suffer fests. They’ll make your muscles burn, cause you to see double, and leave you swimming in a pool of your own sweat.<p>There’s nothing wrong with this type of …

Workouts

When playing dumb at work can actually advance your career

I know what you're thinking: This sounds like a terrible idea. In a setting where your goal is to show how capable you are, why would you ever want …

Employment

4 Money Habits To Steal From The Very Wealthy

<i>The author of a new book about the superrich,</i> The Thin Green Line, <i>shares a few of their secrets.</i><p><i>By Lynn Andriani</i>

8 savings mistakes even smart people make

Take a look at these savings mistakes than even smart folks like you and I make and consider how to avoid these potentially costly financial faux pas.<p>Even avid savers can make mistakes when it comes to funneling money away for a rainy day or a future investment.<p>Because if it's sitting in a modest …

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Government Cracks Down on Brokers and 401k Plans - Daily Capital

• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• LinkedIn<p><b>Market Digest – Week Ending 2/27</b><p>Domestic stocks ended the week slightly lower, but remained near record highs. Fed Chairwoman …

Money

You may have done the math, invested according to the plan, and managed your investments wisely, but are still facing a situation where the corpus is …

Scared of the stock market? Maybe you’re just making excuses

We’ve all heard the old saw that it takes money to make money. The bigger problem may be that a lot of people who are making money aren’t taking any …

The 6 Keys To Investing Success

<i>I always get asked what is the secret to investing success. The answer is no secret: It’s common sense. But even common sense has rules. AdviceIQ Network member Dan Crimmins, the co-founder of Crimmins Wealth Management LLC in Woodcliff Lake, N.J., has done that for us:</i><p>Regardless of the market …

Investing

3 Pieces of Advice for Beginning Investors

Getting started investing is a great decision for anyone, but it's nevertheless important to get off on the right foot.<p>It is easy to get overwhelmed …

8 basic money lessons you should know

Where should we learn how to handle money? School. But we don’t.<p>Instead, what you know—or don’t know—about finances stems from a number of factors: …

Personal Finance

Why It Pays to Pair Up - Daily Capital

• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• LinkedIn<p>In 2009, New York Times reporters Tara Siegel Bernard and Ron Lieber argued that the price of being single could range from …

Gold ETF's - Paper Gold? - Daily Capital

• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• LinkedIn<p>Gold ETFs have become a mainstream part of many investment portfolios, including our managed accounts. The two biggest are …

ETF (Exchange Traded Funds) Basics - Daily Capital

• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• LinkedIn<p>At Personal Capital, we seek to improve the way people manage and control their money. It won’t be easy, but the financial …

The Value of Saving One Dollar Now - Daily Capital

• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• LinkedIn<p>The more you save now, the more you can spend tomorrow. Almost all financial advice available encourages more saving. We don’t …

Understanding Investment Fees - Daily Capital

• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• LinkedIn<p>Fees and costs can have a significant impact on investment portfolios. Unfortunately, many people don’t know the full extent …

How Should I Save for College - Daily Capital

• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• LinkedIn<p>If you have children, or are about to, it’s wise to begin planning for college education costs. The table below details …