For short-term investments, it is recommended to put money in a CD (certificate of deposit), notes U.S. News & World Report. The money cannot be touched for a certain amount of time. More » Business & Finance Investing

One of the main reasons to invest money in the stock market is to build wealth, according to The Motley Fool. Also, many people invest in stocks to own part of a business that they don't have to manage and to have shareh... More » Business & Finance Investing

A beginning investor with $1,000 to spend can start an emergency fund, says Mitch Tuchman of Forbes magazine. If the investor already has six months' worth of expenses in an emergency fund, she should pay off any credit ... More » Business & Finance Investing

Invest in oil when the price has reached its lowest point, as noted by U.S. News and World Report. Supply and demand are two determinants that impact the price of oil, which is generally measured in barrels. More » Business & Finance Investing

Common types of high-yield investments include high-yield bond funds, high-yield stocks and stock funds, real estate investment trusts and peer-to-peer lending sites, according to U.S. News & World Report. These investme... More » Business & Finance Investing

Having a savings account, certificate of deposit, acquiring a savings bond and treasury bills are some safe ways to invest money as of 2015. An individual can invest his money in the above ways and not worry about it, ac... More » Business & Finance Investing

U.S. News & World Report's Money website contains a list of Best Fit Income Funds that ranks dividend-paying stocks tracking an index according to their price, performance and fees. The list also displays the performance... More » Business & Finance Investing