Why You Need A Wealth Manager

Wealth managers do a lot more than pick stocks. They can help you plan your total financial life. And you don't need to be rich to use one. Marc Lowlicht is annoyed. The head of the wealth... Read More

A More Liquid Alternative to Alternative Investments Catches On

Using hedge fund strategies in a mutual fund can offer risk-adjusted returns and a way to bail out to cash. One of the primary legacies of the crash of 2008 is investors’ desire to manage... Read More

The Case for Liquid Alternative Investments

The recent financial crisis spurred investors to focus on liquid, non-correlated assets in their quest to better manage portfolio risk—while still seeking returns. It is no surprise... Read More

Wealth & Investment Management Tools & Resources

Smart Money includes anything from auto to health insurance as well as college planning, taxes, estate taxes, etc. Read More


Many people compare investing and finance to a complicated math class. The sheer amount and type of numbers can be overwhelming. In this section you will find Investopedia's group of... Read More

General Market News

Free up to date timely global market news. Read More

Preparing to Leave

Many small-business owners are waiting for the day they can cash out and retire. But they'd better do more than just wait. The wealth of many boomers is tied up in businesses they own. And... Read More

The Five Attributes of Enduring Family Businesses

The keys to long-term success are professional management and keeping the family committed to and capable of carrying on as the owner. Family businesses are an often overlooked form of... Read More