James E. McWhinney

James E. McWhinney

James McWhinney 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.

  1. Marriage / Divorce

    Top 6 Marriage-Killing Money Issues

    Strengthen your marriage by discussing these financial pitfalls.
  2. Crime & Fraud

    Identity Theft: Who To Call For Help

    If your identity is stolen, it's critical to act fast. Find out what to do if it happens.
  3. Charity

    Don't Donate To Charity Scams: 5 Warning Signs

    Giving to charities and helping those in need is admirable. Here's how to ensure your good intentions and donations aren't ...
  4. High Net Worth Strategy

    ‘I Just Inherited Money' Now What?

    If you’re fortunate enough to inherit money when you're young, here's how to hold on to it.
  5. Retirement Savings

    How to Make Your Own Retirement Fund

    Making sure you have a large enough nest egg to retire on is a challenge. Here's how to accomplish the task, one step at ...
  6. Retirement Living

    How Much Money Do You Need to Retire at 56?

    Who wouldn't want to retire early and enjoy the good life? The question is, "How much will it cost?" Here's a quick and dirty ...
  7. Investing Strategy

    How Do You Use Stock Simulators?

    Stock market simulators let you pick securities, make trades and track the results-all without risking a penny.
  8. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Identity Theft: How to Avoid it

    Don't be a victim of this disturbing crime. Get insight into how perpetrators commit this form of fraud.
  9. Financial Analysis

    Introduction to Investment Diversification

    Reducing risk and increasing returns in your portfolio is all about finding the right balance.
  10. Marriage / Divorce

    Top 6 Marriage-Killing Money Issues

    Strengthen your marriage by discussing these financial pitfalls.
  11. Budgeting & Savings

    3 Money-Saving Cruise Ship Tips

    Many cruise costs are fixed, but it's the little extras that will put a big dent in your pocketbook.
  12. Real Estate

    To Rent Or Buy? There's More To It Than Money

    Your lifestyle, level of commitment and the trade-offs need to be carefully weighed.
  13. ETFs

    Active vs. Passive ETF Investing

    Active or passive ETF investing? Find out which one is for you.
  14. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    4 Steps to Attaining a Mortgage

    It starts with knowing your choices as well as your price range. We show you how to get there.
  15. Markets & Economy

    The Impact Of Ending The US Embargo On Cuba

    Many argue that ending the US embargo on Cuba will not only make US consumers happy, but also help the US economy and bring ...