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Saving For Retirement

5 ways to catch up on retirement savings
5 ways to catch up on retirement savings Saving For Retirement May 11, 2017
Worried about your retirement nest egg? It’s normal for someone nearing retirement to question how much they have saved —…
6 reasons I own dividend-paying stocks
6 reasons I own dividend-paying stocks Investing & Retirement May 1, 2017
It’s no secret that I’m a big believer in income investing. Folks who know my philosophy know that dividend-paying stocks…
How much to save each month to have $1 million in retirement
How much to save each month to have $1 million in retirement Money & Credit April 26, 2017
A 20-year-old worker who saves just $10 a day for the rest of their working lifetime will have $1 million…
6 ways to buy stocks for free or very cheap
6 ways to buy stocks for free or very cheap Money & Credit April 14, 2017
Coming in May 2017: Motif Investing will charge a $10 semi-annual platform fee on low-balance accounts with little trading activity.…
This one simple tip can help you earn more than 90% of investors
This one simple tip can help you earn more than 90% of investors Money & Credit March 24, 2017
If you want to know how Clark has been successful at investing and how he's taught others to do the…
Clark’s take: These investment companies offer you the best bang for your buck
Clark’s take: These investment companies offer you the best bang for your buck Money & Credit March 13, 2017
Investing is one of things that can get so complicated that it makes some people just want to run away…
Are bonds a good investment right now?
Are bonds a good investment right now? Money & Credit March 13, 2017
Bonds are under fire. This favored investment of old-money matrons and conservative investors is suddenly controversial with many investors reconsidering…
Two-thirds of Americans aren’t using the easiest way to save for retirement
Two-thirds of Americans aren’t using the easiest way to save for retirement Money & Credit February 28, 2017
Saving money is often considered 'not American' -- it's just not something that's ingrained in the minds and lifestyles of most…
7 things debt-free people never do
7 things debt-free people never do Money & Credit February 23, 2017
Are you ready to become debt free? People who are debt-free often have a completely different mindset than those who carry debt. …
The new investing rule of thumb you should probably be using
The new investing rule of thumb you should probably be using Money & Credit February 16, 2017
We financial planners love rules of thumb. Honestly, it sometimes seems like everything we learn in years of schooling and…
7 things that cost retirees a ton of money (and how to prepare!)
7 things that cost retirees a ton of money (and how to prepare!) Money & Credit February 13, 2017
How much do you really need to save for retirement? That one question (and figuring out the answer) can be daunting, ambiguous and…
Vanguard crosses $4 trillion asset threshold
Vanguard crosses $4 trillion asset threshold Money & Credit February 10, 2017
It's one of Clark's favorite discount investment brokerages...and it's growth is off the charts! Vanguard has now crossed the $4…
Charles Schwab cutting fees again
Charles Schwab cutting fees again Money & Credit February 3, 2017
The battle of low-cost investing is on and Charles Schwab has fired a decisive shot against its competitors. Read more:…
Best discount investment brokers of 2017
Best discount investment brokers of 2017 Money & Credit January 31, 2017
Don't let the hard-earned money that you invest get eaten up with fees! Check out this list of the best…
Consumers warming up to the idea of robo-advising
Consumers warming up to the idea of robo-advising Money & Credit January 31, 2017
Even though robo-advising is still in its infancy, we're already seeing signs that consumers are embracing the idea of getting…
Top 10 best (and worst) states for retirees
Top 10 best (and worst) states for retirees Money & Credit January 24, 2017
When it comes time to retire, you want to live in a place where you'll enjoy a great quality of…
9 great part-time jobs for retirees
9 great part-time jobs for retirees Jobs & Military January 20, 2017
Maybe you want to boost your monthly income or just try your hand at something new -- there are a lot…
5 lessons from a man who became a millionaire in 10 years
5 lessons from a man who became a millionaire in 10 years Money & Credit January 13, 2017
Justin McCurry is a retirement success story. He didn't have a wealthy family member who gave him a big inheritance, nor…
How a 25-year-old making $32,000 a year can retire a millionaire
How a 25-year-old making $32,000 a year can retire a millionaire Money & Credit January 12, 2017
When it comes time to retire, do you think you’ll have $1 million saved up? Most millennials aren't optimistic, according…
Over 90% of Americans make this costly 401(k) mistake
Over 90% of Americans make this costly 401(k) mistake Money & Credit January 11, 2017
Do you know how much money you're paying in fees and other expenses associated with your investment accounts? If the answer…
The Penny Challenge: Save nearly $668 this year using spare change
The Penny Challenge: Save nearly $668 this year using spare change Money & Credit January 5, 2017
OK, OK, we've heard you loud and clear! After presenting you with the 52-week challenge to save $5,000 this year…
Social Security: Full retirement age starts slow rise to 67
Social Security: Full retirement age starts slow rise to 67 Money & Credit January 4, 2017
If you're planning to start collecting Social Security soon, you may now have to wait a bit longer to reach…
10 things to know about Social Security in 2017
10 things to know about Social Security in 2017 Money & Credit December 28, 2016
Would you be able to survive on $1,348 a month? That was the average monthly Social Security benefit in June…
Get free money to save for retirement
Get free money to save for retirement Money & Credit December 28, 2016
If you think you have to earn a lot of money to save, you're in for a sweet surprise. There's…
How to invest your first $1,000 to $5,000 wisely
How to invest your first $1,000 to $5,000 wisely Money & Credit December 26, 2016
The idea of investing for the first time on your own can be intimidating -- and confusing. But with a…
How rising interest rates will impact investors
How rising interest rates will impact investors Money & Credit December 16, 2016
Interest rates are on the rise. Is that a good thing or bad thing for you as an investor? The…
Vanguard introducing loads on 2 funds in 2017?
Vanguard introducing loads on 2 funds in 2017? Money & Credit November 30, 2016
Vanguard is getting ready to ring in 2017 with stealth fees on two newer funds. Read more: Nearly 25% of…
Is it smart to use retirement accounts to fund a new business?
Is it smart to use retirement accounts to fund a new business? Business & Entrepreneurs November 29, 2016
I love helping entrepreneurs set purposeful goals for their new companies. And because they are often doing things that are…
Why you need an automatic investment plan
Why you need an automatic investment plan Money & Credit November 28, 2016
Many people want to create wealth for themselves and their families but are avoiding the step of creating an investment…
Don’t make these 7 common retirement mistakes
Don’t make these 7 common retirement mistakes Money & Credit November 22, 2016
Financial planning and investing isn’t rocket science. It’s first and foremost about discipline. You set some goals, determine what needs…
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