How to invest your first $500

Spend any time in personal finance forums and you’ll quickly see that the same questions come up time and time again. A common one follows the form of “I have $X, what do I do with it?”. The $X is …

How to know if you’re retirement ready

Are you retirement ready?

There’s no doubt that retirement accounts are an absolute necessity – but so many of us haven’t done a single thing to create one. The most common reasons are “I just don’t have any money to …

4 Things to Know About Your 401K

What the heck really is a 401k, anyway?

If you’ve ever asked yourself that question silently, don’t worry. We got your back.

A 401k is a workplace savings plan that allows you to build wealth by investing a portion of …

A Guide to Managing Your Money By the Decade – Part 2

Ahh…welcome to your golden years (and to Part 2 of managing your money by the decade)!

In Part 1, we covered your 20s, 30s and 40s.

The recap: live within your means, learn, hustle, and save.

Cool. …

4 Deadly Mistakes You Can Make When Drafting Your Will

If you are like most people, you have a retirement account to help cover your expenses after you stop working. And, if you are like most people, you probably intend to spend that money yourself.

As we all know, though, …

Why You Should NOT Invest In a 401(k) Plan

There are a lot of ways to save for retirement, but the 401(k) plan is the most popular type of employer-sponsored retirement in America when you consider just how many people are signed up for it. And it’s all a …

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