Investing Blog

Whether you’re hoping to retire comfortably or save for college, investing can help you reach your long-term financial goals faster. And it doesn’t have to be complicated. We’ll show you how and why to get started, simple strategies to reduce risk, and the best ways to protect your money from extra fees and taxes. 

Featured Articles

Roth IRA vs 401(k)? You May Not Have to Choose

A 401(k) and a Roth IRA are the two most popular ways to save for retirement, but which account is…

Kristie McCauley
Sep 2, 2020
12 Things You Need to Know Before Investing in Stocks

Investing in stocks doesn’t have to be scary if you know your options and build a set strategy for achieving…

Margaret Wack
Margaret Wack
Sep 2, 2020
The Five Most Important Factors For Investment Success

If you’re new to investing, it’s pretty easy to feel overwhelmed. The factors of sound investment may seem complicated, but here’s…

Matt Becker
Aug 19, 2019

Most Recent Articles

6 Burning Questions About Retiring and Investing, Answered

Trent Hamm answers six reader questions about 529 accounts, Roth IRAs, retirement savings, collectibles and other investment forms.

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Aug 16, 2020
6 Ways to Make Your Mortgage Application Easier

Although the mortgage application process is notoriously complicated, here are six tips and tricks to make the process easier.

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Aug 11, 2020
Should You Invest in a Vaccine Company?

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people have been watching the race for a successful vaccine —…

Amy Sorter
Amy Sorter
Aug 11, 2020
Everything You Need to Know About Mortgage Brokers

Buying your first home can be overwhelming. The process seems to involve endless steps, meetings with banks and credit unions,…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Aug 7, 2020
Investing Is Not a Video Game, So Don’t Play It Like One

A recent New York Times story highlighted new investors who have gone into massive debt because of online stock and…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 15, 2020
Best Investment Property Mortgage Rates

Investment property mortgages can help you finance your real estate investment, but may come with higher rates and stricter requirements.

Margaret Wack
Margaret Wack
Jul 26, 2020