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
Oct 15, 2019
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

The Chorus of Voices for Index Funds

Having read a small mountain of personal finance and investing books in the last couple of years, I’ve come to…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Oct 29, 2019
Review: One Up On Wall Street

Each Friday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance book. Peter Lynch is a Wall Street legend. He drove Fidelity’s…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 18, 2019
Pay Ahead on Your Mortgage or Investing?

Recently, I mentioned that I encouraged people to invest instead of paying ahead on their mortgage. It left me thinking…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Oct 29, 2019
Review: Unconventional Success

Each Friday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance book. Of all the places I could possibly find out about…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 18, 2019
Six Steps for a Beginning Stock Investor

Once a person has their debt under control, the next thing that they want to do with their money is…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 24, 2019
Review: Finding the Next Starbucks

A while back, I read Louis Navellier’s The Little Book That Makes You Rich, which was intended to serve as…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 18, 2019