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2019 Outlook - 6 factors affecting savings & money market rates

Richard Barrington
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Do you have money in a savings or money market account? These six trends could impact your money in 2019, but here's how you can protect your assets and profit during this changing environment.

Batter up! 9 'players' for your investment line-up

Richard Barrington
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Want a portfolio that will perform from its opening day? Then consider incorporating these key elements.

Home-field advantage: 7 reasons to favor US stocks

Richard Barrington
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International investing can be a good thing, but there are also valid reasons for maintaining a heavier weighting toward U.S.-based stocks.

7 straightforward rules for asset allocation

Richard Barrington
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Asset allocation is a tricky decision and one you can't avoid, so it's wise to be well-informed on the topic.

Shareholder rights: Are you a shark, lion or sheep?

Richard Barrington
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Passive investors should take a cue from Wall Street's sharks and lions in recognizing the impact corporate governance can have on share value.

Why a manic market shouldn't necessarily worry you

Richard Barrington
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As unsettling as recent market volatility might be, a longer-term perspective suggests investors don't necessarily have to worry.

The problem with popular stocks

Richard Barrington
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Recent research finds that stocks with the highest turnover tend to also have the lowest future returns.

7 reasons to worry about cheap oil

Richard Barrington
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Lower oil prices have some obvious benefits for the U.S., but they could also bring some problems -- especially as the drop becomes more extreme.

6 options for today's income investor

Richard Barrington
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Here are some of the pluses and minuses of a variety of today's income-producing investment options.

How to invest like a business owner

Richard Barrington
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Managerial responsibilities may seem miles away from investment decisions, but your personal business experience can be an asset in managing stocks.

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