WHETHER YOU ARE an experienced user or a newcomer to SmartMoney.com, you will find it useful to familiarize yourself with everything that our site has to offer. This User Guide organized into 9 basic categories provides you with an intuitive way to navigate our site.
SmartMoney.com offers a variety of free interactive research tools. To get started, simply register at our site. Basic registration requires you to provide us with a Username and a Password of four-10 characters each, as well as some demographic information and current email address. This information will then gain you access to the following features: email alerts, stock portfolio, watchlist, advanced charting, forum participation and a customized start page.
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This section targets investment savvy users. If you are interested solely in tracking your portfolio or watching the market, here are some tools that can help you track your investments easily.
As you track your investments, you may want to stay abreast of the latest market news. SmartMoney.com offers the latest stories from all sectors updated throughout the day as often as the news demands. Check out The Market Now section on our home page for hourly market reports and all the latest breaking news articles.
Further your research and learn about the best investments for you. The Investor Snapshot tool provides long- and short-term comparative performance data, company or fund essentials, major holdings, volatility data, company news, analayst recommendations and more. Additionally, you can read about the companies we recommend and even download information from our Stock Screens so that you can manipulate it as you like in any spreadsheet program.
As you explore your investment choices, you will find it useful to check the Mutual Fund page for funds we recommend or find out how we ranked the funds you chose. Our news portion of the page will enable you to track recommendations, while giving you new ideas for your portfolio.
Whether you're just starting your investing career or have already amassed a tidy nest egg, your portfolio needs some steady and reliable income. Refer to our Bond page to keep you up-to-date on the latest news and give you new ideas for your portfolio. In this section, you'll also find several bond tools to help you calculate and evaluate your portfolio.
Find investment strategies, advice and tools that can help you make educated financial decisions for your retirement plan. Once you have researched your planning strategies, it is time to determine a course of action. Use the SmartMoney One Asset Allocator to evaluate the right allocation for your investments and to determine your planning strategy.
For information on important consumer issues ranging from Debt Management to Divorce Planning, check out the Personal Finance section. For users who are looking for ways to take care of problems personal or financial our advice section can be your first step towards resolution.
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