retirement money

Find Your Abandoned Retirement Money

How many jobs have you had over the past 20 years? Two, three? More? The typical long-term career involves seven or more job “hops,” that is, moves not within one … Read more

Posted on November 6, 2015 by

Online Retirement Planning Is the Answer

What do online education, tax preparation, and online retirement planning have in common? More than you might think. Let’s start with the debate over online education. Over the past few … Read more

Posted on November 23, 2012 by

Are Commission-Free ETFs Worth It?

Over the past year or so, the four leading trading houses have offered a suite of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that trade for free. Schwab lead the charge by offering free … Read more

Posted on April 22, 2011 by

How Did Your Portfolio Perform?– Understanding Risk and Diversification

In competitive pursuits, there are established and transparent measurement systems to determine not just performance but how performance is achieved. In professional sports, a variety of statistics are used to … Read more

Posted on August 3, 2010 by

I Believe, But Help Me In My Unbelief — Dealing With Market Volatility

A man having a religious crisis of faith initially spoke the famous words of this blogs subject line. He was acknowledging that with tough decisions, there is a continuum, not … Read more

Posted on July 4, 2010 by

Retirement Planning Is Essential to Retire Rich

Retirement planning is a subject full of irony: the younger you are when you start investing for it, the more likely it is that you’ll retire with plenty. But when … Read more

Posted on April 30, 2010 by

Burned Investors Turned to Investment Software in 2009

A recent article ‘Burned Investors Watch Money Closely in ’09’ revealed how many investors turned to investment software in 2009 as “many became more hands-on with their money and open … Read more

Posted on January 19, 2010 by