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

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 6, 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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Review: The Little Book of Bull Moves in Bear Markets

Every other Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance book. Peter Schiff is a huge pessimist about the future…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
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Earning Regular Income from Stock Investing via Dividends

A few days ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with a fellow in his early sixties who has…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Oct 29, 2019
The Intelligent Investor: The Investor and Inflation

This is the third in a weekly series of articles providing a chapter-by-chapter in-depth “book club” reading of Benjamin Graham’s…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
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The Intelligent Investor: Investment Versus Speculation

This is the second in a weekly series of articles providing a chapter-by-chapter in-depth “book club” reading of Benjamin Graham’s…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Oct 17, 2008
Staying Calm in Financially Tough Times

As I write this, the stock market has just completed the single best day in its history. This follows the…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Oct 29, 2019
How to Read a Stock Chart in Just Five Seconds

Whenever I tune into CNBC, I’m usually blown away with the raw amount of data thrown at me. For the…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Oct 29, 2019