General Investing Insights

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.

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.

Is Your Portfolio Too Spread Out? There's a Simpler Way

You might have more money in more places than you'd planned. Take back control by streamlining your portfolio.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Spring Clean Your Finances

Set a course for a secure future by "spring cleaning" your financial habits. Here are six tips from SVP Jay Hummel.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

Investing with Heart; Today & Every Day

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.

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.