401(k) vs. Roth 401(k): Which One Is Better?

In this article, I will talk about two retirement plans - 401(k) and 401(k) Rorth. At first glance they seem to be the same because they have 401(k) in their name, but in fact, there are big differences between them.

Personal Finance, Net Worth

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401(k) vs. Roth 401(k): Which One Is Better?

401(k) vs. Roth 401(k): Which One Is Better?

In this article, I will talk about two retirement plans - 401(k) and 401(k) Rorth. At first glance they seem to be the same because they have 401(k) in their name, but in fact, there …

Personal Finance, Net Worth

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6 Ways to Improve for Investing IQ

6 Ways to Improve for Investing IQ

Do you know anything about investing? Do you know how stock and bonds are used for retirement planning? Do you know how to avoid excessive fees? Below I’ll outline some essential concepts to increase your …

Financial Literacy, Net Worth

Is Investing in Index Funds a Good Idea?

Is Investing in Index Funds a Good Idea?

While index funds are typically considered an ideal avenue for IRA / 401(k) portfolios, even investing guru Warren Buffet has stated that index funds are the best way for ordinary investors to grow their wealth.

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Why Cash Is Not as Safe as You Think

Why Cash Is Not as Safe as You Think

Cash has a strange dark side. It silently loses value year by year. While most people think cash is super safe, holding it long term is much riskier than people realize.

Net Worth, Risk Reduction

Robo Advisors - The Future or a Flop?

Robo Advisors - The Future or a Flop?

Robo-advisors are a new technology powered way to handle wealth management. They often consolidate all of your investment management, tax harvesting, and retirement planning requirements in the most efficient way possible.

Personal Finance, Net Worth

How Will Bonds Do if Interest Rates Rise?

How Will Bonds Do if Interest Rates Rise?

With interest rates currently low you may be wondering how your bond fund will do if rates rise. In this post we explore a few scenarios of how it might play out.

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Stock Market Returns by Decade

Stock Market Returns by Decade

Graphs of stock and bond returns by decade from 1930 - present, based on three different asset allocations (100% stocks, 50/50 each, and 100% bonds). The returns are often widely different from the average.

Financial Literacy, Net Worth

EE Bonds and I Bonds – Worth a Look

EE Bonds and I Bonds – Worth a Look

The United States Treasury offers two lesser known types of bonds which are sold directly to consumers. They offer distinct advantages over CDs, bond funds, and premium savings accounts which we will discuss below.

Personal Finance, Net Worth

ETFs for Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

ETFs for Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

There are several ETFs available for investing in crypto currencies. See the list below and a discussion of the pros and cons of investing in cryptocurrency this way.

Personal Finance, Net Worth

What is a Target Date Fund?

What is a Target Date Fund?

A target date fund is a retirement fund that automatically reduces risk the closer you are to retirement.

Financial Literacy, Net Worth

What to Do About Low Interest Rates

What to Do About Low Interest Rates

Record low interest rates have left people wondering what they should do and what will happen in the future. Here are are several things you can do about the current situation of low interest rates.

Personal Finance, Net Worth

Is Your Home an Investment

Is Your Home an Investment

Before you decide to purchase a home, you should take the time to understand if your home is an investment. Your home is probably the most expensive purchase you’ll ever make, but not necessarily the …

Net Worth, Homes and Real Estate

Average Net Worth by Age - Are You on Track?

Average Net Worth by Age - Are You on Track?

Outlined below is the average net worth broken down by age bracket. Where does your net worth fall when compared to your peers?

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