Gold is probably one of the most misunderstood areas of investing and economics. Investors typically are split down into one of two irrational groups — those who always think gold is worthless and in a bubble, and those who always think gold is on a permanent one-way trip to the moon. The truth lies somewhere […]
This past week Vanguard announced that they were lowering the initial investments for a wider range of funds to $1000. Investing just got more affordable.
Betterment offers a simple way for regular folks to invest, and they’re now offering a $25 account bonus when you sign up!
This week ING Direct announced that they would be renamed from ING Sharebuilder to ING Direct Investing. They also launched a cleaner, simpler site.
Roth IRA currently allows for tax free withdrawals at retirement, with no required minimum distribution. Will the accounts always stay tax free?
My Lending Club returns have continued to improve since I started adding higher risk loans for people with lower credit scores, but good jobs and income.
Over the past few years TradeKing has become one of the most awarded discount online brokerages because of their great customer service and low fees. Details here.
There are several things that Christians must be careful of when we choosing to invest, among them is trusting in our wealth instead of God.
There are several things that Christians must be careful of when we choosing to invest, among them profiting from sin and trusting in our wealth instead of God.
As Christians, we are called to be good stewards over the money and wealth with which God has provided to us. Should we consider investing in stocks?
Last year, I was in danger of moving up a tax bracket. We were pretty close to the line between the two, and the accountant recommended that we open an IRA in order to, perhaps, drop us down a tax bracket. We already had a Roth IRA, but the contributions to a Roth IRA aren’t […]
The Roth IRA conversion is still in effect. If you have been by my blog, you have probably seen that I have written numerous articles talking about the Roth IRA conversion. For 2010 there was a lot of hoopla about it, so I wanted to make sure that my readers and my clients had a […]
If you are in debt and behind in your retirement savings, where do you stick your cash? Do you hold off on contributing to retirement accounts until you are completely debt free?
Here are four problem areas that have the potential to blow up a financial plan.