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.
Trying to figure out how much you can contribute to your 401k in 2014? Here is a quick review of the 401k contribution limits, rules and regulations for 2014.
One of the benefits of working for “the man” is that you often have the chance to invest in a tax-advantaged retirement plan. You can contribute using pre-tax dollars if you want, allowing your money to grow more efficiently over time. However, just because you are offered a retirement plan through your work, it doesn’t […]
Motif Investing was already an attractive option for investors wanting to create a low cost investment portfolio, but now you can also make money when others buy your custom motif.
Scottrade is one of the industry leaders when it comes to affordable online trading and investing. Here’s a full review of what they have to offer.
Anybody can invest for their future while enjoying low costs. Here are a couple of easy ways to get started investing.
We often fall into the trap of thinking that the simple things in life are, well, too simple. When it comes to investing, however, sometimes a simple portfolio is the best option.