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
Jul 29, 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
Jul 29, 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

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SoFi Invest Review

SoFi Invest is an app-based investment platform that simplifies investing in stocks, ETFs and retirement with self-manager or company-managed options.

Jason Wesley
Jason Wesley
Jul 21, 2020
Retirement Withdrawal Rate, Explained

Learn about withdrawing from your retirement and how much you should put in, then take out, according to your own…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jun 21, 2020
Is Now a Good Time to Invest?

The coronavirus recession is here, but certified financial planners say there are still solid opportunities to invest cash you won't…

Alex Gailey
Alex Gailey
May 7, 2020
New American Funding Mortgage Review

New American Funding is a good option for more homebuyers, even those with non-traditional credit histories, but they aren’t very…

Michael Rand
Michael Rand
Mar 6, 2020
What Are Mortgage Points and How They Can Cut Your Interest Costs

Mortgage points are a way for homebuyers to pay an upfront fee and, in return, receive a lowered interest rate…

Jason Lee
Jason Lee
Jun 30, 2020
Mortgage Refinance Options for People with Bad Credit

Those with bad credit can still refinance their mortgages, but it will take some research and shopping around to do…

Araminta Robertson
Araminta Robertson
May 11, 2020