Best Places to Open a Roth IRA Account

by Ryan Guina July 29, 2016

I think everyone who is eligible to open a Roth IRA should consider it. The long term tax advantages usually make the Roth IRA a great way to invest for your retirement, giving investors the opportunity to invest for long term growth, and not pay any taxes on their qualified Roth IRA withdrawal in retirement […]

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E*TRADE Online Brokerage Account Review & Sign Up Bonus

by Ryan Guina July 6, 2016

E*TRADE is one of the oldest and well-known online stock brokers in the US. E*TRADE is an award winning brokerage firm and offers a wide variety of investing tools, resources, and features that place it among the leaders among both full service brokerages and discount brokerage firms. More importantly, E*TRADE is affordable, with a commission […]

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Where Should You Invest First – 401(k) vs IRA?

by Ryan Guina June 30, 2016

One of the most important things my father taught me about managing money is investing for retirement. Based on his advice, I opened an IRA at age 19 and have been investing ever since. When I first started investing, I was eligible for an IRA, but I was in the USAF and we did not […]

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Personal Capital Review – Free Online Financial & Portfolio Management

by Ryan Guina February 11, 2016

Personal Capital is one of my favorite money management tools, and one I use frequently to track my investments and my spending. This review will show you how powerful it can be, and why anyone who is serious about managing their money should open a free Personal Capital account today! Why Personal Capital? Because investing […]

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Robo Advisors – 5 Advantages to Automated Investing

by Kevin Mercadante January 19, 2016

There are many advantages to investing with robo advisors. They can be the perfect middle ground for investors who aren’t interested in managing their own portfolios, but lack the portfolio size to engage the services of a human investment manager. Why might robo advisors be the perfect place for you invest your money? 1. Hands […]

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Why I Still Have Debt — And I Don’t Plan to Retire It Early

by Miranda Marquit December 16, 2015

I have long flouted the “rules” of personal finance blogging, since I’ve been a staunch believer that it’s not always necessary to pay off debt as quickly as possible. This is a stance that has earned my sideways glances over the years. However, it’s one that I’m comfortable with, and it’s an approach that I […]

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Are You Investing in Assets – or in Stuff?

by Kevin Mercadante November 25, 2015

Have you ever seen those commercials on TV that tell you how much money you will “save” if you buy their product or service? It’s been said that only in America can a person save money by spending it. That’s the power of consumerism. You must buy, and the only way to save, is by […]

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