7 best financial sites

New to investing? Use these sites to help you build toward your goals

Go to school Learn the lingo of the investment world and take free introductory courses in retirement and a wide assortment of financial concepts at fool.com.

Envision your retirement At retiremyway.com, select the lifestyle you imagine living in retirement to find out what it’s going to take to get there.

Preview your retirement Find out how different 401(k) rates are likely to affect the size of your nest egg at bloomberg.com/personal-finance/calculators/401k.

Compare funds At morningstar.com, plug in a mutual fund’s name to see how it stacks up against its peers. Or check out the Money 70—a roundup of the best funds based on management and low fees—at money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/bestfunds.

Test your tolerance Are you a saver or a gambler? Determine your true comfort level for risk and rewards at kiplinger.com/tools.

Discover your savings strength Use a calculator to see how long your savings are likely to last at wellsfargo.com/investing/retirement/tools/quickview.

Be inspired Join the discussion with the online community of women at dailyworth.com to learn practical financial strategies for your everyday money struggles and become financially empowered.