If you want to improve your finances for your future, now is a good time to start saving for retirement. Here are 4 reasons to start saving now.
Prosper is one of the biggest peer to peer lending sites today. Are they worth checking out to diversify your investments? Here’s a review.
The Bible has a myriad of verses that can give us wisdom about saving and growing our money. Here are 30 bible verses that can teach us about investing.
I‘ve been investing in Lending Club for several years now, and over the years I’ve seen my returns go up and down. Despite a few defaults I’ve never really seen my returns dip below 9-10%. Those kind of returns are nothing to sneeze at. Lending Club has gone from the new kid on the block […]
I‘ve been writing about Lending Club for quite some time now, but usually from the viewpoint of an investor. I’ve invested in 100+ loans over the last two years, and thus far I’ve been extremely happy with the experience. I’ve been pretty careful about the loans that I invest in, and I think because I’ve […]
Even if you can’t save as much as you want for retirement because of debt or other hindrances, saving something is better than saving nothing.
John C. Bogle, the founder of Vanguard Group, has espoused a simplified, long term and low cost approach to investing. Here’s a look at the Boglehead philosophy for investing.
Here are 4 things to do now to prepare for a better retirement down the road.
Administrative note: This article assumes that you’re familiar with the basic differences between a traditional IRA, a Roth IRA, and a 401(k). If you’re not, I’d recommend IRS Publication 590–it’s free, it’s written in plain-English, and it’s quite thorough. The only drawback is that it doesn’t provide any guidance for choosing between accounts. IRA vs. […]
One of the hottest trends right now is bitcoin. The value of a bitcoin recently reached $1,000. But what is Bitcoin? And is it really the next big thing in investing?
Motif Investing is a great way to invest in bundles of stocks, while saving on commissions and fees. Now they’re offering free trades on Black Friday to sweeten the deal.
Have you maxed out your Roth IRA for the 2013 tax year? If at all possible, you should make the maximum contribution for 2013 and start preparing to do so in 2014. Why?
The amount that you can contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA for 2014 has been announced by the IRS. Have the contribution limits gone up this year?
Betterment has just released a new set of apps for iOS 7 and Android platforms. Here’s a quick walkthrough and review, and why they make the service even better.