Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith has been a professional writer for nearly two decades. He has worked for many of the nation's top mutual fund providers and banks in addition to numerous magazines, websites and other publications. He specializes in financial services and travel, and is currently the head of communications for a large mutual fund company.

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  1. Budgeting & Savings

    The Basics of Financial Responsibility

    Just being able to make your credit card payment doesn't cut it. Find out what does.
  2. Investing Strategy

    Tracking Volatility: How the VIX is Calculated

    When market volatility spikes or stalls, newspapers, websites, bloggers and television commentators all refer to the VIX®. ...
  3. Career / Compensation

    Warren Buffett's Frugal, So Why Aren't You?

    The Oracle of Omaha has a net worth in the billions, but his lifestyle is not as rich as you may think.
  4. Retirement

    5 Sources of Income for Your Retirement

    Generating income without going to work tends to be a murky concept. Find out how it works.
  5. Real Estate

    Housing Cooperatives: A Unique Type of Home Ownership

    Co-ops are often less expensive than apartments and provide some unique benefits and drawbacks for owners.
  6. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Watch Out for "Junk" Mortgage Fees

    So many fees are tacked onto a mortgage, that it's easy to pay more than you have to.
  7. High Net Worth Strategy

    Timeshares: Dream Vacation or Money Pit?

    This popular real estate product has its advantages, but don't expect to make a profit.
  8. Retirement Living

    10 Steps To Retire A Millionaire

    Making this dream come true takes work, but it's well worth the effort.
  9. Taxes

    A Tax Primer for Homeowners

    Go beyond interest and find out how mortgage points affect your taxable income.
  10. Real Estate

    5 Mistakes That Make House Flipping a Flop

    If you're just looking to get rich quick by flipping a house, you could end up in the poorhouse. Be sure to avoid these mistakes. ...
  11. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Mortgage Options for Underwater Homeowners

    Find out what options are available when your mortgage is greater than the value of your home.
  12. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Test Your Money Personality

    Find out which of the five profiles fits your style, and how this will affect your future.
  13. FA Relevant

    Are You Saving Too Much?

    "Spend now! Don't worry about retirement," say some experts. Could they possibly be right?
  14. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Mortgage Points: What's the Point?

    Learn how to pay less for your home in the long run, or save in the short run.
  15. Budgeting & Savings

    22 Ways to Fight Rising Food Prices

    As food costs rise it can be difficult to stay on budget. Here are some handy tips to spend less at the till.
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