Dec 16, 2013 A company called Pave that lets financial backers invest in the future of promising young people. If their careers take off, the investors get a cut of their success.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Nov 21, 2013 Investors who are worried about inflation have been pouring money into commodities like gold, silver and wheat. But what is a commodity, anyway? And why are they considered a good investment for inflation hawks?
Oct 4, 2013 For personal purposes, there is a difference between 'good debt' and 'bad debt' -- but can the government make the same distinction?
Aug 27, 2013 As the Rim Fire in California continues to spread from Yosemite National Park, thousands of homes are threatened. In many areas in the West, insurance pools make it possible to build housing in high-risk fire zones.
Jul 10, 2013 The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to lift a ban on publicly soliciting your investment dollars for companies not traded on the stock market.
Liz Weston - Personal finance expert
Jun 26, 2013 Glen and his bride-to-be once fought over what to do with a $10,000 insurance windfall. He wanted to blow the money on a $10,000 bike, she wanted to invest it. Whose side are you on?
May 24, 2013 Nearly 70,000 bridges across the U.S. are in need of some serious repairs but the political will, and the money, just aren't there.
Apr 26, 2013 Four in ten businesses choose to skip extra insurance for acts of terrorism, why?
Apr 12, 2013 Most of us are bad at making decisions. And that's because we tend to limit our options, according to Chip & Dan Heath, brothers and co-authors of "Decisive: How To Make Better Choices in Life and Work."
Mar 28, 2013 Hedge fund billionaire Steven Cohen has just bought himself another painting -- this time a Picasso -- for $155 million.