MintLife columnist and personal finance expert, Matthew Amster-Burton, is answering more questions from the Mint.com Facebook fan page. See what he has to say about how to choose investments for your retirement plan.
They don’t call it a global economic slowdown for nothing: Evidence is mounting that the BRICs –the world’s big, fast-growing developing economies — are slowing down. Growth in Brazil, Russia, India, and China is expected to slow considerably in 2012,...
The debate over active vs. passive investing continues, as we explore investing in emerging markets. Matthew Amster-Burton, MintLife columnist and passive investor, spoke with Jerry Webman, chief economist at OppenheimerFunds, author and active investor, about how to invest in emerging markets.
The successful launch of Space X, the first commercially owned and operated spacecraft, has left many dreaming of passenger flights to the moon and orbiting hotels. Is space the final frontier of investing? Read more to find out.
They are one of the most popular and widely-used financial tools in the United States, but what exactly is a mutual fund? Launch the infographic to deconstruct and explore the nuts and bolts of this powerful type of investment.
Investing in the market doesn’t mean you have to check your values at the door. Socially or Sustainable and Responsible Investing (SRI) is on the rise. Read on to learn more about this type of investment.
Is Facebook the IPO of a generation? The much-anticipated initial public offering of the world’s most popular social networking site, Facebook, took place this morning on the NASDAQ. With it, the dreams and technologies of the millenial generation have taken root as...
There has been a lot of speculation about when the bull market will die. But what about the people who believe the bull will continue to run? Here are 7 reasons why one expert believes the bull market will resume.