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Archive for: Investing

Why You Will Need $2 Million To Retire

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If you are in your 20s or 30s, you could need to save at least $2 million to be able to retire comfortably. Learn the reasons behind that scary (but realistic) number.

The 20 Best Commission-Free Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

20 best commission-free ETFs for new investors.

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are an easy way to start investing with a diversified portfolio…if you can avoid paying a trading fee every time you buy shares. Here we found 20 of the best commission-free ETFs available at several large investment companies.

Could You Be Saving Too Much For Retirement?

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Saving for retirement is important, but if it’s making your current life miserable, you might give yourself permission to cut back. If you plan to work into your 60s and can collect Social Security, you might need less to retire than you think.

How To Rebalance Your Portfolio

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Even if you’re a passive, buy-and-hold investor, you should rebalance your portfolio at least once a year. Here’s how.

Rolling Over Your 401(k) Is Annoying (But You Should Do It Anyway)

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Rolling over your 401(k) after you leave an employer is essential. Actually doing it, however, is a pain. Follow these steps to take some of the sting out of the process.

Are Certified Financial Planners Worth The Money?

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Certified Financial Planners (CFPs) are highly-trained professionals who can help you in all aspects of your financial life. But they charge a lot for their experience. Is hiring a CFP right for you?

Why You Shouldn’t Care About The Stock Market Drop

What To Do After A Stock Market Crash

After a stock market crash, the best thing to do — at least for a while — may be nothing. Here’s why.

The Beginner’s Guide To Saving For Retirement

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You know you should start, but you just can’t deal with the confusing, boring, acronym-happy world of investing. Let our beginner’s guide to saving for retirement make it easier. Start now.

The Best Automatically-Managed Investment Accounts For Young Investors

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Automatically-managed investment accounts, aka “robo-advisors,” are an affordable way to put your money to work without needing to know anything about the stock market. Here are seven options to compare and consider.

Small Cap, Mid Cap, Or Large? The Right Mix For Your Portfolio

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Building a diversified portfolio means investing in a mix of large, stable corporations and smaller companies with growth potential. Here’s what you need to understand about market capitalization and how it should inform your asset allocation strategy.