The key to financial success comes with education. One of of the keys to this success is calculating the cost of loans and borrowing and how it impacts your personal finances. Here are some important   personal finance and loan calculator resources to help.
new from Paul Petillo
Target date funds are the darlings of the skittish post-2008 investor, the new-hire and the plan sponsor who believes they are doing the right thing by their employees. In fact,   they may not answer it at all.
While economists continue to discuss a tentative economic recovery, traders are finding it difficult to put their faith in a sustainable period of growth. Should you   seek solace in emerging markets
Eventually they will wear you down. How do you listen to the ETF chatter and understand the investment risks?
ETFs and Fixed income
Using metaphors for retirement such as "journey" or "financial highway" conjure up images of something languid and purposeful, even if the destination is less clear.
Your Financial Highway to Retirement
We can't really help ourselves. And increasingly, when it comes to investing and retirement planning and simply making personal finance decisions, there is an incredibly large chance we will do so with our emotions.
Investing Heart in Hand
Traditional index funds are market weighted. This simply means that these funds have holdings that are based on the amount of investor dollars each holds or the company's capitalization.
But there are other options to   index weighting