Michelle Fox’s Posts

Holding a steady job may be tough if you are married to a member of the military.

Since military families generally move every two to three years, the spouse finds herself or himself in several new homes throughout the service member’s career.

If you are worried about a possible recession on the horizon, there are some financial moves you can make to help protect yourself.

American teenagers may spend a lot of time on their smartphones but when it comes to getting paid and spending their money, they prefer cash.

Ted Benna is best known as the ‘father of the 401(k).’

About 40 years ago, he created a savings plan with employee pre-tax and employer matching contributions. Benna, a retirement benefits consultant at the time, based it off a provision in the Tax Revenue Act of 1978 — paragraph k of section 401.

With banks posting record profits, some investors are wondering whether it’s time to invest in financial stocks. The answer depends on who you ask. Brett King, author of “Breaking Banks,” is bullish on certain banks that meet the right criteria. “I’m looking for banks who are bullish on mobile and investing heavily in that, are …

Of the 30 stocks on the Dow, 23 have hit 52-week highs this year. That means only seven have not: Nike, General Electric, Wal-Mart, IBM, Procter & Gamble, Verizon and Cisco. Noah Blackstein, vice president and portfolio manager of Dynamic Funds, is not betting they’ll catch up. Read More This is driving the market’s gains this year For a lot of the companies, “there really are …

Four in 10 millennials are overwhelmed by debt, with almost half spending at least 50 percent of their monthly paycheck paying off debt, a new study by Wells Fargo found. More than half—56 percent—reported living paycheck to paycheck. Credit cards are the biggest drain on millennials’ wallets, followed by mortgages and student loans. However, millennials …

Finally open, Obamacare’s online insurance exchanges will mean a boost in business for WellPoint, according to its CEO.

Market Monitor guest Charlie Bobrinskoy reveals his favorite stocks, and why he likes them.

Walgreen has becoming the latest large employer to move toward private health insurance exchanges, and it certainly won’t be the last, said Helen Darling, president of the National Business Group on Health.

Despite rising mortgage rates and plunging applications for home loans, the housing recovery will continue, said economist Anthony Chan.

Despite concerns over Syria and the Federal Reserve weighing on the market, John Manley thinks people should still be buying stocks. So where would he put his money to work?

Energy analyst Pavel Molchanov explains why he thinks these two oil giants, which have accounted for about a third of the Dow’s point losses this month, are a buy.

The number of travelers this upcoming Labor Day weekend should be the highest in four years, according to AAA.

Since the 1987 crash, August has been the worst month for stocks. So what should an investor do? Strategist Andres Garcia-Amaya offers some advice.