Why schools are lacking financial literacy classes, what retirees need to consider before buying a new car, and how to get the most from your wholesale club membership.
Why We Want—But Can’t Have—Personal Finance in Schools
Is financial literacy as important as historical literacy?
Should Retirees Finance a Car or Pay Cash?
Several things retirees should consider before getting behind the wheel.
10 Mistakes Even Savvy Stock Investors Make
Tweeter does not equal Twitter.
Don’t Count on Home Equity to Fund Retirement
Being realistic about the equity in your home.
Ways to Save: Best, worst buys at wholesale clubs
Do you really need that ten pound jar of peanuts?
- Retirees still need some stock market exposure
Dear Liz: You recently wrote that if you need your money in 10 years, you should not be in stocks. My husband and I are both in our early 70s and wil...
- How to start investing
A reader recently posted this question on my Facebook page:
Liz, I'm 30 years old and looking into starting [to invest in] mutual funds and IRAs a...
- Why stocks, indeed
I used some T. Rowe Price/Ibbottson research in my recent MSN column, "Under 35? Hurray for the meltdown" to show that long-term returns for stocks k...
- There’s no such thing as “risk free” retirement investing
Dear Liz: I just started saving for retirement through my job's 401(k) plan. I've been putting aside $400 a month. I just checked my account to see h...