Archive for: Investing

One Size Doesn’t Fit All: How To Create A Personal Investment Portfolio

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No two investors have the same life goals, so why should they hold the same investments? How to begin creating a personalized investment portfolio that reflects where you want to go in life.

How Much Should Be In Your 401(k) At 30?


More than ever, 20-somethings need to start saving early for retirement. Get guidelines on how much you should have in your 401(k) or IRA by age 30.

Roboadvisors Vs. Live Financial Advisors: Which Option Is Best For You?

Roboadvisors vs financial advisors: Which one is right for you?

There are meaningful trade-offs when choosing between a roboadvisor and a real live financial advisor to manage your investments. Here are the pros and cons to each.

10 Questions To Ask Your Financial Advisor

Top 10 Questions To Ask Your Financial Advisor

So you’ve decided to take the next step in your finances and hire a financial advisor. Great! Here are some questions you can ask that will make sure you are getting exactly what you are looking for.

How Much Do You Need To Have Saved For Retirement? (At Age 30, 40, 50, 60, And Even 65)

How Much Do You Need To Have Saved For Retirement

How much do you need to have saved for retirement at age 30? 40? 50? It’s a complicated — and very personal — question, but here are some useful benchmarks based on age and income.

Acorns Review: With The Acorns App, Start Investing With Just $5

Acorns review: The app that helps you start investing for as little as $5.

No more excuses. Meet Acorns, the app that can make anyone an investor.

DRAFT App Review: Simple Portfolio Analysis For Every Investor

Draft App Review: Investment analysis made easy.

DRAFT provides an easy, free way to analyze your investment portfolio and compare your performance to the top 10 percent of investors.

The $1 Million 401(k): Investing Strategy For 20- and 30-somethings

Ten Ways To Shake Up Your 401k

Your 401(k) has the potential to make you a millionaire. Here’s a simple, 10-step 401(k) strategy for 20- to 30-year olds to help you get the most from your retirement savings.

When Is It Time To Hire A Financial Advisor?

When is it time to hire a financial advisor?

While nearly everyone could benefit from working with a professional financial planner, the cost is often prohibitive. There comes a time, however, when paying for financial advice becomes a solid investment in your future. How do you know when it’s time to hire a financial advisor?

How Smart Investing Could Significantly Lower Your Taxes


Are you paying more taxes than necessary? Several easy investing moves can slash thousands off your tax bill. Here’s how to take advantage of them. [Sponsored by E*TRADE.]