Jul 24, 2014 Companies that insured Detroit's debt also made other bad bets.
Apr 30, 2014 Like it or not, more and more Americans have their futures tied to Wall Street.
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.