Holiday Giveaway!

Dec 23, 2015 by

FREE December 23, 24, and 25: my Simple Guides to Debt, Credit, and Wealth. Merry Christmas!

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4 Crucial IRA Tips

Dec 17, 2015 by

Turn down Jingle Bells just long enough to have a look at these 4 IRA tips. Money doesn’t grow on Christmas trees you know!

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Benefit of Saving $5,500

Nov 23, 2015 by

Hey: if you want to buy groceries, electricity, and gasoline when you stop working, you need to sock away some cash while you have paid employment. Social Security isn’t going to cut it. But if you need more motivation to save than avoiding being poor and miserable when you’re old, have a look at this.

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Active Management Pitch

Oct 27, 2015 by

MFS Investment Management unashamedly promotes active management. So how does its funds’ historical performance compare to index fund performance?

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It’s Not About the Latte

Sep 15, 2015 by

Do these 5 crucial steps to build your nest egg and drink all the lattes you want.

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March of the Hucksters

Sep 3, 2015 by

Once again, as stock prices quake and quiver, the financial services industry pulls out all the stops to preserve its cash machine—at small investors’ expense of course.

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August 24 ETF Calamity

Aug 31, 2015 by

If you own ETFs, for your own protection you must understand what August 24th’s price crash revealed about the risks of these investments.

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Latest Stock Meltdown(s!)

Aug 27, 2015 by

Feeling panicky about your stock investments? Maybe that’s because you have good reason.

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Another Wall Street Fleece

Aug 4, 2015 by

Let’s say after cumulative contributions of $25,000 during your working years, in retirement you’ve withdrawn over the last two years all of a brokerage account’s balance—$60,000—to pay retirement living expenses. You’ll have to cough up $35,000 if Madoff-style fraud thenbankrupts the brokerage.

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$200,000 Windfall! Now What?

Jun 2, 2015 by

A couple hundred grand you weren’t expecting just fell into your lap. Should you retire? Take a year off work? Buy a one-way ticket to Belize? Buy Apple stock? Pay off the mortgage? Buy gold? Stash it under your mattress? Give some to your kids?

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