General Investing Insights

Identity Theft: Tips to Protect the Whole Family

You're not the only one at risk: Scammers often target children and seniors. Get tips to stay ahead of identity thieves.

Investing & Baseball: Cover Your Bases

What says summer more than baseball? Take lessons from America’s pastime and make sure you have all positions covered in your investment portfolio.

Markets are Breaking Records. Time to Act?

Markets reached record-breaking milestones in early November. What does that mean for your investment portfolio?

Protect Your Data—and Your Dollars

Are you in control of your online data? With data breaches in the headlines more and more, get tips to safeguard your info and protect your finances.

Diversification and Consolidation: Not Just Investing Jargon

Diversification and consolidation may sound like investment jargon, but they're both important concepts in a portfolio. One aims to help you manage risk, while the other focuses on managing goals.

Don't Be Haunted by Identity Theft

Anyone can be a victim of identity theft. And when it goes unnoticed, the financial damage can take years to repair.

Stowers: Turning Passion Into a Legacy

For American Century Investments, the idea of investing with the heart starts with a love story. Learn how we live the story of our founder every day.

Top 10 Tips for Managing Your Investment Accounts

Use this checklist to get the most out of your investment account experience.

5 Lessons to Teach Kids Money Smarts

Talking to your kids about money can give them financial confidence as adults. These subjects will help you get started.

Plan Your Legacy at Any Age

Estate planning isn't just for wealthy "fifty-somethings." If something happens to you, having a plan can make it easier for those you love.

Money Talks Can Help Your Happily Ever After

The health of your finances and relationship as a couple may depend on regular money talks. Find out how to curb money disagreements together.

5 Hazards on the Road Trip to Financial Success

This summer, don't take a detour from your financial plan. Get five tips to avoid common financial roadblocks and keep your portfolio on course.

9 Tax Tasks to Do Before Year-End

April's tax deadline may seem like far off, but a few year-end tasks can put things in order before your 2018 filing.

Expecting a Baby? Plan for a Lifetime of Expenses

Whether you carefully planned for children, or you were pleasantly surprised, at some point finances need to be considered. It doesn't matter if Junior is two years old or 12 years old, it's never too late to make sound financial decisions for the whole family. Here are some tips to get you started.

Know the Signs of Elder Financial Abuse

Older generations have become a target for financial exploitation. Financial Coach Al Chingren shares how you can recognize the signs.

Shake, Rattle and Roll: Closing Out a Wild 2018

The roller-coaster ride of 2018 provides important reminders about market behavior—particularly after several years of consecutive returns.

No "Mayday" Necessary: How to Keep Volatility in Perspective

Don't let emotional "mayday" decisions ruin your financial plans.

Don't be Fooled: Fight Identity Theft

April Fool’s Day can be full of light-hearted practical jokes. But, some actions hurt your overall financial status—defend against identity theft.

Why Gender Equality Should Matter to Investors and Companies

Investors are starting to view gender diversity as a value driver—a view supported by academic research. In recognition of International Women's Day, two of our ESG analysts discuss what gender-balanced workplaces mean to the bottom line.

More Invested in You

You work hard to provide for yourself, your family, your legacy. So do we. Put our passion for investing to work for your future.

4 Investing Tips for Now—No Matter What Markets Do

We all know about market uncertainty, but 2018 made us feel its effects in a big way. Try these strategies to help tackle volatility.

Beat Financial Stress: The Connection Between Health and Wealth

Can you stop financial stress before it starts? A comprehensive plan may help you manage life's financial hazards.

5 Tips for Positioning Portfolios in Volatile Markets

The recent shock to global stock markets may cause concern for investors, but it may also provide opportunities for active managers.

Spring Clean Your Finances

Set a course for a secure future by "spring cleaning" your financial habits. Here are six tips from VP Michael Schoonmaker.

3 Smart Reasons to Streamline Your Financial Picture

Do you have money in more places than you'd planned? Take back control.

This Year, Make a Financial Resolution that Works

This resolution isn't hard to keep: Reach out for financial advice.

How a Budget Can Make or Break Your Holiday (and Your Future)

This year see how your spending and saving habits can set you up for financial success—or financial stress.

Say Bah Humbug to Holiday Spending Regret

It's easy to get caught up in holiday spending. Finding that perfect gift can be expensive. Here are three ways to head off the bah humbugs.

Weathering the Storm: 4 Time-Tested Investment Strategies

Investment markets, like the weather, can be unpredictable. But with proper planning and an eye on your long-term goals, you can position your portfolio for various market conditions. Here are four time-tested strategies that can help you prepare.

Adding to Your Family?

Your family life may be changing, remember these tips to help focus on their needs and not subtract from your long-term savings.

Meet Your New Robo-Analyst

It would take one person more than 700 days, working 24/7, to listen to a year's worth of earnings calls. This is where the robo-analysts provide value in the form of intelligent, data-driven analysis in mere seconds.

The Surprising Truth about Diversification

Diversification is often touted as the most important strategy in an investor's toolkit. But what is it? And what is it not?

Headed Down the Aisle?

Planning a wedding can be fun, but don't forget you're also marrying your finances. Review these tips to help avoid money conflicts with your future spouse.

Cyber Security: Think Before You Connect

As the number of security breaches rises, the more important it is to protect your personal information. Review our tips for online security.

6 Sayings Investors Should Ignore

Investing advice is readily available—but that doesn't mean it has merit. Today we set the record straight to help you achieve your financial goals.

Cyber Security Month: How We're Keeping Your Data Safe

Learn this Cyber Security Month how we proactively work to guard client data against the threat of cyber criminals.

Time for a (Portfolio) Checkup?

Maybe you traded New Year's resolutions for a healthy financial game plan in January. If not, you may be due for a mid-year checkup.

Market Orders vs. Limit Orders: Do You Know the Difference?

How many investors think about control when trading stocks or exchange-traded funds (ETFs)? Different order types provide increased control over trading, including the price received for a security. Consider the following to expand your knowledge on how to place orders for ETFs and stocks in the markets.

Feeling Lucky? Don't Chance It with Your Investments

Don't chance trying to time the market with your investments. Learn why your best strategy may be spending time "in" the market.

The When, What, Where and How of Choosing a Financial Advisor

Making the decision to work with a financial partner is significant. Finding the right one is even more important. We broke down the when, what, where and how questions you should consider.

Trade New Year's Resolutions for a Healthy Financial Game Plan

Given up on your new year's resolutions already? Why we think you should opt for a financial plan instead.

Giving Tuesday: A Reminder of Our Impact

On the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, think about your impact.

Managing Finances on Your Own

When life changes occur, don't let emotions rule your decisions. Keep these points in mind as you review your financial situation.

Unforeseen Job Change?

Experienced a recent job change? Understand how decisions you make can have a lasting impact on your finances and common mistakes to avoid.

Impact Investing: Making Good with Your Money

As part of a growing trend, investors are aligning their financial goals and values. Explore the landscape of impact investing.