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

There are a few simple strategies you can use to safely and reliably invest your money. While no investment is…

Margaret Wack
May 10, 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

When Should I Begin Investing?

Lots of people who begin putting their financial house in proper order quickly begin to wonder when they should start…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Dec 16, 2006
An Idea That Will Teach Kids About Money & Investing

I recently was chatting with a fellow “new” parent about ways that we could teach our kids about money. She…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 15, 2014
The Bogleheads Have Won: Dipping My Toes Into A Mutual Fund With Vanguard

As I’ve mentioned before, I am rather timid when it comes to investment risk. I am very very wary about…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 13, 2019
Facing My Financial Fears: Investment Risk

This week, The Simple Dollar is doing a five part series on financial topics that scare me just a bit.…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 27, 2019
#7: Stock Portfolio

This is part of a series in which we re-evaluate Money Magazine’s “25 Rules To Grow Rich By”. One “rule”…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 27, 2019