If those didn’t strike a chord or fit in to your busy schedule, we have a third option for you.
To get smarter about investing and psyched about managing money, start by bookmarking these 11 sites:
1. The Motley Fool
The Motley Fool aims to build a strong investment community, which it does by providing a variety of resources: the website, books, a newspaper column, a radio station, and a newsletter.
This site has something for every type of investor, from basic lessons for beginners to investing commentary on mutual funds, stock sectors, and value for the more advanced. It offers free features such as a stock-rating service and fee-based services such as a newsletter, so you can choose how you want to learn.
2. Finance at Khan Academy
This interactive website provides clear and concise videos on every financial topic you could imagine, including 401(k)s, Roth IRAs, traditional IRAs, compound interest, stocks and bonds, and discussion of current economic topics.
This site is ideal for the visual learners. The videos are generally under 10 minutes each, so this is also an option for those who don’t have the time or patience to read an entire book about how to deal with their money.
Morningstar is where it all started in terms of ranking mutual funds, and it does a great job of it. In addition to being able to review your portfolio and find top funds quickly, it provides solid descriptions and in-depth analysis of the funds.
You’ll also have access to news, tutorials, and forums.