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Does learning to invest sound, well, slightly terrifying to you? You’re not alone. Plenty of people put it off or assume that investments are only for the wealthy. Not true! Invest Better gets you started on your investing journey in the most pain-free way possible, with quick tips and easy explainers that will turn anyone into an investment pro, stat. Because (first tip): When it comes to investing 101, the best thing you can do is start today.

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6 Investing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Mistakes happen. But when it comes to investing your money, you want to make sure you're protecting the wealth you generate. Here's what not to do as an investor, according to experts.

In a Hyper-Competitive Housing Market, Down Payment and Credit Score Are Critical—Here’s Why

A new LendingTree study finds that in the nation's most competitive housing markets, buyers must work even harder than ever to set themselves apart in bidding wars.

Why 2020 Was the Year I Finally Started Investing in My Retirement

It took a global pandemic and extreme financial strain to motivate me to start my first retirement investment. Here's why I finally began investing in my future—and what I learned.

How to Take Advantage of Low-Interest Mortgages—While You Still Can

Dream of owning a home someday? Well that day might be closer than you think—interest rates have dropped to record lows this past year, making it a great opportunity for first-time homebuyers to get into the market. Here are ways you can get the best interest rate, according to experts.

Relocating for a Lower Cost of Living? Here's How to Make Sure the Move Will Actually Save You Money

Moving where cost of living is lower can save you money—but there can be hidden expenses you don't expect. Here's how to plan ahead and make sure your cost of living comparison is one where you win big.

What Is an Angel Investor—and How Can You Become One?

Want to put your money where your mouth is and invest in ideas you truly believe in? Here's how to support early-stage companies as an angel investor.

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In 2021, Inflation is Real—but Don't Panic

An anticipated jump in inflation this year would be inconvenient, but it needn’t be a disaster.

Everything You Need to Know About Non-Fungible Tokens

What are NFTs and why are some of them being sold for millions of dollars? Here is everything you need to know about the latest trend in cryptocurrency, including how (and if) you should invest.

How to Get a Piece of Apple, Amazon, Tesla and Other Hot Stocks for Just $1

Some say the “fractional share” is a great way for those without a ton of money to try their hand at investing in individual stocks. But should you do it?