Personal Finance & Credit/Investing & Retirement/Roth & Traditional IRAs

  • 3 Reasons Not To Do Business With a Full-Commission Stock Broker

      

    Do stockbrokers work for you or against you? The answer might surprise you. Stockbrokers are allowed to work against the best interest of their customers. By contrast, an independent fee-only...

  • When Can You Retire? It Could Be Sooner Than You Think

      

    Retiring early isn’t something that everyone can do. Sometimes, though, people can retire early but don’t realize they have that option! Don’t let that be you. Let’s...

  • How To Get the Maximum Social Security Check

      

    Want to know how to get the biggest Social Security check when you retire? I have guidance to help you. Recent media reports scared people into thinking they will almost never be able to...

  • The #1 Worst Mistake You Can Make With Your 401(k)

      

    Are you guilty of making what SmartMoney  magazine calls "the dumbest investment move" in your 401(k) at work? I have never been a fan of putting retirement money in employer...

  • 5 Costly Retirement Planning Mistakes

      

    The majority of us are aware that the retirement statistics in America are alarming.  Studies tell us that half of all Americans say they can’t afford retirement, and one-third have...

  • Get Free Money To Save for Retirement

      

    So many people come up to me and say, "All that stuff you talk about saving is great…for people who make a lot of money. But what about the rest of us?" Well, there's a...

  • Low-cost investment options by dollar amount

      

    Roths are very flexible depending on which company you choose to put your money into. You may be able to start with as little as $100 with some companies! Here are some of my favorite low-cost...

  • Clark's Investment Guide

      

    When I talk with someone getting started saving for the future, I sometimes notice their eyes glaze over as I answer their question. It's typical -- investing can seem so complicated that you...

  • Top 10 Best and Worst Retirement Spots

      

    When it comes to retirement, you want to live in a place where you'll enjoy a great quality of life and where your money will stretch the furthest. BankRate.com has crunched the numbers...

  • Investment Guide: Advanced Investors

      

    Mutual Fund Supermarkets You have a large number of companies that sell their mutual funds free of commissions (known as "no load") and charge reasonable management fees. You can...

  • Index Funds Let You Own the Whole Marketplace

      

    I always get questions about the extremes of investing when I’m out and about. People are either asking me about a stock whose value has soared or collapsed…and they’re...

  • New Ways To Save Money on Auto Insurance and Investing

      

    Artificial intelligence of various types will become more and more prominent in our lives. And the good news is, it will help you save more money or grow your money! Schwab automates investment...

  • Baby Steps To Help You Save For Retirement

      

    Unless you want to keep working forever, you've got to learn how to save more today for your retirement tomorrow. Here's how to get started! Why you need to get started saving --...

  • Where Can You Turn as a Small Investor?

      

    If you're a small investor, where can you turn and what can you do when you need investment advice? Free and pay investing advice for the small investor With investing, it's like an alphabet...

  • Robo-Advisor vs. Digital Advisor: What's Right For You?

      

    There’s no arguing that technology has made an indescribable impact on our everyday lives.  With all of the innovations staring at us practically every minute, it makes it hard to...