Kalen Smith

Kalen Smith is a frequent contributor to the Money Crashers personal finance blog and writes about financial topics like investing in the stock market, insurance options, saving for retirement, and behavioral finance theory. Kalen holds an Master of Business Administration degree in finance from Clark University in Worcester, Mass. Another area of interest includes avoiding student loan debt.

  1. Trading Strategy

    The 7 Pitfalls Of Moving Averages

    While moving averages can be a valuable tool, they are not without risk. Discover the pitalls and how to avoid them.
  2. Commodities

    How Gold Affects Currencies

    There is a strong correlation between gold's value and the strength of currencies trading on foreign exchanges.
  3. Commodities

    6 Industries Hoping That Oil Prices Go Higher

    Given that the price of oil has been increasing significantly since 2003, it has come to the forefront of our economic concerns. ...