financial advisor overpaid

Is Your Financial Advisor Overpaid?

Every few years, Forbes magazine does what is possibly their most entertaining annual list: Most overpaid actors. Simply enough, they compare the estimated earnings of the people on their Top … Read more

Posted on July 17, 2015 by
retire

How Much Is Really Enough To Retire?

You probably have run into a few retirement books over the years. One of the more interesting of them was one entitled The Number. That really puts a fine point on … Read more

Posted on June 19, 2015 by
build a retirement

5 Money Moves That Build A Retirement

It’s easy to understand how a retirement is built — steady saving, prudent investments and time. But so many of us fail at it because we get stuck trying to make just … Read more

Posted on June 11, 2015 by
leave money

Did You Leave Money At Your Old Job?

It’s a basic truth about us as human beings. Most of us don’t want to think about money at all. And that costs us money in the long run. Data … Read more

Posted on June 5, 2015 by
under 30

Show This Article To Someone Under 30

A significant number of young people are not investing in the stock market, and the implications of that fact are staggering: Like their parents before them, for many of them … Read more

Posted on April 10, 2015 by
retirement investing

Don’t Be A Retirement Saving ‘Dropout’

A new study points out a pretty scary statistic: Of middle-class kids who go to college, just 40% finish with a degree. If you’re a parent with young kids and … Read more

Posted on March 27, 2015 by
IRA

Yes, You Need An IRA — Probably Two

If you’re reading these words, I’d wager it’s because the headline piqued your interest. From that, it seems clear that you already know what an IRA is and think you … Read more

Posted on March 13, 2015 by
before you invest a cent

Before You Invest A Cent, Do This

How can you retire on time and be comfortable in retirement? By saving and investing, of course. But before you put away money in your retirement accounts, you absolutely need … Read more

Posted on February 27, 2015 by
right mix of investments

What’s The Right Mix Of Investments For Me?

Retirement investors often struggle with understanding the right mix of investments for their goals. And that’s understandable. If investing were easy anybody could do it, right? Wall Street takes full … Read more

Posted on February 13, 2015 by
financial savvy

Take This Quick Financial Savvy Quiz

Retiring on time is no accident. It’s the work of long-term thinking and careful planning, whether you go about it on your own or hire an advisor to help out. … Read more

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