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Why pay for investment advice? While it might pay to dish out cash to follow pros who work at Wall Street Journal, The Street and others, sometimes it’s good to follow a few folks who want to spread their investment news for free.

He’s called the Oracle of Omaha, and for good reason: not only is he one of the best investors of all time, but he’s also a witty communicator. If you read one of Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholder letters (BTW–I love their Web site design!), you’ll feel like Warren Buffett is one of the Good Guys–someone [...]

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If 2007 was the year of social media, then 2008 was the year of niche social media. If you’re a plugged-in money geek, you’ve likely outgrown your reliance on catch-all social media sites like Digg and Delicious. And if you’re a blogger, no longer is submitting your blog posts only to Digg and Delicious good [...]


Since the recent stock market crash, many are losing faith in individual equities. As stocks drop, investors turn to mutual funds as a way to get instant diversification and to try to add a little safety to their investment portfolios. Here are 50 worthwhile mutual fund blogs that can help you learn a little bit [...]


Welcome to another edition of From the Q, written by industry insider Q. Our man Q has worked in the financial services industry for over 30 years, and holds nothing back. His identity remains a secret.

In the old days, say 1965, if you were well heeled and sufficiently inclined you might have what would be known as a stock broker. (If you were truly wealthy, say Rockefeller rich, you would likely have a private banker.) Your stock broker would go by the slightly awkward title of Customer’s Man or maybe [...]