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
Jan 8, 2020
12 Things You Need to Know Before Investing in Stocks

A few days ago, our family was driving to a school event together. We were listening to a podcast over…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 18, 2019
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

Should Women Be Investing Differently Than Men?

There appears to be some debate among financial advisors about whether women need to invest any differently than men, simply…

Mia Taylor
Feb 21, 2019
What Is an FHA Loan?

Paving the path to homeownership with an FHA home loan is easier than you think. Here’s what you need to…

Saundra Latham
Saundra Latham
Jan 15, 2020
How to Find the Best Mortgage Rates in 2020

Shop and compare current mortgage rates and refinancing options from lenders offering the best fixed or adjustable rate home loans.

Ethan Jacobs
Jan 22, 2020
Six Reasons to Think Twice Before Taking Out a Reverse Mortgage

A reverse mortgage can provide older homeowners with an economic lifeline, but there are reasons to be cautious before you…

Emmet Pierce
Jan 11, 2019
How to Use Your 529 Plan When It’s Time for College

It’s easy to find advice about saving for college, but what are you supposed to do once your child actually…

Matt Becker
Jan 8, 2019
Savings Accounts vs. CDs vs. Money Market Mutual Funds

If you’re saving money for a near-term goal — like buying a house, taking a trip, or building an emergency…

Matt Becker
Nov 13, 2019