Want to start investing but don’t know where to start? Here is a quick review of five companies that have automated the process of helping you choose the proper investments. “Robo-advising” is a great way to make sure your portfolio is well diversified and meets your goals and needs.
“No one buys an annuity… they are sold annuities,” says author Stan Haithcock. This complicated financial product is often overhyped, but a new tax law may make certain kinds of annuities attractive to young investors as part of an overall retirement strategy.
However old you are, the time to start saving for retirement is NOW. The alphabet soup of retirement accounts can be confusing, but it’s not as hard as it seems. Learn how to open your first IRA in three easy steps.
Saving for retirement is about the type of lifestyle you will want at that time. Do you want to travel? Are you planning a move? The savings that work for some may not be the right fit for others. Here’s a simple way to estimate how much you need.
What effect could just $50 a month have on your life savings? More than you think. Here’s how to start or build upon your investing plan by making regular monthly investments (with as little as 50 bucks).
You may already know that you should contribute as much to your 401k plan as your employer will match. But when is it time to increase your 401k contributions? And how do you decide between adding more to your 401k or funding an IRA?
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