Wendy Connett

Wendy Connett

Wendy Connett has been a financial journalist and editor for more than 20 years. Her expertise includes wealth management, family offices, hedge funds, mutual funds, ETFs, DC and pension plans, compliance and regulation. She writes for a variety of financial publications and lives in New York City.

  1. Eyeing China? Consider These Economic Indicators
    Economics

    Eyeing China? Consider These Economic Indicators

    If you're considering investing in China and want to know when to buy, sell, hold or stay away, consider these economic indicators.
  2. Thank You, Pimco: BlackRock Drops Bond-Fund Fees
    Investing Basics

    Thank You, Pimco: BlackRock Drops Bond-Fund Fees

    Blackrock has lowered its fees to snag money leaving Pimco's bond funds. But by how much and who's following suit? Read on.
  3. The Most Common Roth IRA Investments
    Retirement

    The Most Common Roth IRA Investments

    What types of investments are most likely to be found in a Roth IRA (and why)?
  4. Investing In New York City REITs
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Investing In New York City REITs

    So you want a bite of The Big Apple? These REITs focus on New York City real estate. Here's what you need to know.
  5. Roth IRAs: Investing And Trading Do’s And Don’ts
    Retirement

    Roth IRAs: Investing And Trading Do’s And Don’ts

    Just what can you invest in in a Roth IRA? And what constitutes a prohibited transaction?
  6. Mutual Funds Commonly Found In Retirement Plans
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Mutual Funds Commonly Found In Retirement Plans

    If you have a 401(k), these fund names should ring a bell. Here's how and why.
  7. ETFs Commonly Found In Retirement Accounts
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    ETFs Commonly Found In Retirement Accounts

    Which ETFs are popular in retirement accounts? Here's a look at several and why they might be right for you or your client.
  8. How To Invest In The Nikkei 225
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    How To Invest In The Nikkei 225

    The Nikkei index is synonymous with Japan's economy, the third-largest in the world. Here's the easiest way to take a stake.
  9. A Guide To Japan’s Nikkei 225 Index
    Investing Basics

    A Guide To Japan’s Nikkei 225 Index

    If you want to keep your finger on the pulse of the Japanese economy and stock market pay attention to the bellwether Nikkei 225.
  10. Finding And Investing In FHA Condos
    Investing Basics

    Finding And Investing In FHA Condos

    Interested in a buying an FHA-approved condo? Read this first.
  11. Should You Invest In Fannie Mae Stock?
    Investing News

    Should You Invest In Fannie Mae Stock?

    If you're risk-adverse, you might want to avoid investing in Fannie Mae. But if you're up for it, high risk could translate to high reward.
  12. What You Need To Know About Fannie Mae Mortgages
    Investing Basics

    What You Need To Know About Fannie Mae Mortgages

    Considering a Fannie Mae mortgage loan? Here's what you should know, from size limits and rates, to required documents.
  13. Fannie Mae: What It Does And How It Operates
    Investing Basics

    Fannie Mae: What It Does And How It Operates

    Chances are that you've heard of Fannie Mae. But do you know what it does and how it operates?
  14. Mortgage Rates To Rise, But When And By How Much?
    Investing Basics

    Mortgage Rates To Rise, But When And By How Much?

    Mortgage rates have been at historical lows since 2008 following the financial crisis. They're expected to rise, but when and by how much?
  15. Forecasting Mortgage Rates: Buy, Sell Or Refi?
    Investing Basics

    Forecasting Mortgage Rates: Buy, Sell Or Refi?

    If you're paying off a mortgage or plan to buy a home, chances are you pay attention to where mortgage rates are heading. Consider these scenarios.