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

One of the most common retirement questions I get asked is: Roth IRA or 401(k)? Although both are good options…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Aug 12, 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

A Look At My Own Mutual Fund Portfolio

As an example of the mutual fund topics we’ve discussed thus far this week, I thought I would mention my…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Mar 27, 2007
What Are Your Goals? How Do Mutual Funds Fit In There?

People ask me all the time if they should be putting some money into mutual funds, individual stocks, bonds, and…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Mar 27, 2007
Personal Finance 101: What Is A Mutual Fund?

Understanding How Mutual Funds Can Work for You Recently, I received a lengthy email from a reader who had a…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 4, 2014
Review: The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need

I first picked up a ragged old copy of this book at a used book sale, but since then it…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Nov 2, 2018
The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need: Buy or Don’t Buy?

I first picked up a ragged old copy of this book at a used book sale, but since then it…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Nov 2, 2018
The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need: Family Planning and the Rest

I first picked up a ragged old copy of this book at a used book sale, but since then it…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Mar 22, 2007