Category Archives: Investing

Ladies: 3 Essential Ways to Invest in Your Future

Ladies: 3 Essential Ways to Invest in Your Future

Too often, we as women neglect to invest in ourselves. It’s vital that you invest in your future. Here are three investments you should be making. In March 2016, the National Institute on Retirement Security released findings that indicate women are 80% more likely than men to live in poverty during retirement. For many of us,… Continue Reading

How to Find the Money to Start Investing

How to Find the Money to Start Investing

You might be surprised at how little it takes to invest. Here’s how to find the money to start investing. Every day I receive email questions from readers. Usually, I fire off a quick response and move on. Sometimes, though, I get a number of questions that are very similar. Recently, the subject of investing… Continue Reading

Diving Head-First into Investing: A First-Timer’s Guide to Trading

Diving Head-First into Investing: A First-Timer’s Guide to Trading

I’m not into active trading. In fact, I’m all about indexing — I’m the world’s most boring investor. However, I’ve had some questions recently. So here’s a little guide to trading I put together. Current market volatility has many would-be investors skeptical about investing. Yet, the swings are simply part of the markets — ultimately stocks… Continue Reading

What is a Home Ownership Investment?

What is a Home Ownership Investment?

Home ownership investment is a new concept that could change the way you view your lifestyle. Here’s what you need to know. It’s always exciting when a brand new concept changes the way we conduct our financial lives, opening up new possibilities that did not exist before. We’ve seen this happen time and time again,… Continue Reading

5 Important Ways Robo-Advisors Differ

5 Important Ways Robo-Advisors Differ

This is a guest post from my good friend Larry Ludwig at Investor Junkie. I’ve known Larry for years — and even worked with him. He’s got some solid insights into differentiating between Robo-advisors. Robo-advisors are a hot topic in the fintech investment world. It seems like a new robo-advisor is popping up every few… Continue Reading

Retirement Planning? Where Do You Start?

Retirement Planning? Where Do You Start?

You’ve made it through the nine-to-five grind and retirement is your reward.  But stress about having enough saved for retirement is one of the reasons people are working longer these days. The dot-com bust and the Great Recession did not help the prospects of Baby Boomers, but all is not lost. You can still salvage… Continue Reading