I’ve had an online stock trading account since I was 13 years old and I’ve used at least a dozen of the best online stock
Since its founding in 2006, Mint.com has grown from a small financial startup into a formidable personal finance tool with more than 15 million users.
Have you ever been in a meaningful relationship with another person? It could be a friend. Or a parent. Or a sibling. Or a significant
“If you’re renting, you’re just throwing your money away.” No doubt you’ve heard this oversimplification many places. Of course, a decision about whether to rent
I am 28, and my sister is 19. That kind of age gap presents positives and negatives. One clear positive for me is that I
If you’ve been watching the national news lately, one of the topics creeping back into the discussion is the federal debt ceiling. Our nation’s debt
If you follow any sort of financial news, it’s hard to escape buzz about interest rates. After intense scrutiny from every corner of the media,
She’s up. She’s down. And according to many industry experts, she’s spiraling into a bear market, or what many would call an ongoing decline in stock
TradeKing is a discount online financial trading platform. Why “discount”? As you’ll see below, its fees are lower than those of many other online brokers.
“Rule No. 1 is never lose money. Rule No. 2 is never forget Rule No. 1.” — Warren Buffett Buffett’s quote seems to state the
After much thought and deliberation, I’ve developed a theory on why such a staggering amount of NFL and NBA players go broke shortly after retiring.
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I’m convinced that annuities are the most misunderstood financial and insurance product in the financial services universe today. I think there are several reasons for
My industry, the business of providing financial advice, should be ashamed of itself. We’re supposed to be professionals versed in the knowledge of investments, financial
By Peter Miller Interest-only mortgages are back, a return which many people will likely regard with some anxiety. After all, weren’t interest-only loans one of those
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Everyone knows that saving for retirement is important. Unfortunately, far too many of us aren’t saving nearly as much as we should. But why? A
In my recent post I highlighted the looming problem that taxes will create for many investors when they retire due to the bulk of retirement assets