The stock market may seem like a big, frightening beast, but once you learn how it works, investing in stocks isn’t nearly as scary as you might think. We break down what it is, why it’s a good idea to invest now, how to pick your investment strategy, and pitfalls to avoid.
While a 529 can be a good way to save for your child’s college, it’s not the only way. Here are some alternatives to 529s that might better fit your needs.
Robo-advisors and financial advisors can both help you meet your investing goals, but robo-advisors are better for beginners and financial advisors are better for those with more investing experience.
Crypto lending can sound intimidating, but it’s a simple way to grow your investment. Find out how it works and where to get a loan if you think this is the right financial move for you.
Despite being a single, shiny element, there are tons of ways you can invest in gold right now, ranging from stock in individual mining companies to bullion-backed ETFs. GOLD, GDX, GLD, BAR, and KGC are our top picks, based on proven performance, bullish sentiment, upside potential, and more.
You can invest in stocks, bonds, real estate, ETFs, mutual funds, and much more. You can even invest in what you really believe in. What you invest in depends on your goals – both long-term and short-term.
Being a landlord requires a lot of responsibility and a lot of money. If you’ve ever wondered if it’s worth it to be a landlord, keep reading to find out exactly what it takes.
Once you’ve maxed your 401(k) or at least your employer match, consider investing the rest in short-term savings plus a medium-term brokerage account.
IRA contributions add to your retirement savings no matter if they’re tax deductible or not—that’s reason enough to contribute. But here are some more reasons.
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.