You are here: Home » Investing

Investing

5 Advantages to Using Automatic Investment Plans

by John Schroeder February 28, 2014

Automatic investments may not be for every investor but they sure have helped me build my portfolio over the past couple of years. While I still make lump sum investments from time to time, automatic investments play a large role in building my portfolio of dividend stocks. There are several advantages to using these types [...]

Read the full article →

Loyal3 – Is Fee-Free Investing For Real?

by Kevin Mercadante February 26, 2014

There are all kinds of investment brokerages hitting the market these days. But along comes one that advertises Fee-free investing. That sounds too good to be true, but it looks to be legitimate. Loyal3 is the platform, and while it won’t work for all investors, there are a select few who could seriously benefit from [...]

Read the full article →

FutureAdvisor – A New Way to Get a Free Investment Checkup

by February 21, 2014

Investing can be fairly complicated, even when you try to keep things simple. Follow the standard advice, and you’ll probably do all right – stick with low cost index funds and ETFs, and you’ll not only own a slice of the market, you will control your expenses, which leaves more money in your pocket and [...]

Read the full article →

401k Plan Contribution Limits Increase for 2014

by February 13, 2014

The IRS makes an annual assessment of retirement fund contribution limits, and will increase them if certain cost of living conditions are met. While the IRS won’t increase contribution limits every year, they also won’t decrease them either. At worst, contribution limits will remain stagnant. That is more or less the case for the change [...]

Read the full article →

TD Ameritrade Review

by February 11, 2014

TD Ameritrade is one of the highest rated discount brokerage firms around, consistently ranking among the leading online stock brokers in a variety of industry lists, including the best broker for your IRA as rated by Kiplinger’s, and the #1 overall for brokerage for options traders, #2 for long term investors, and #5 overall for frequent [...]

Read the full article →

How to Give Yourself a Raise Every Year

by John Schroeder February 5, 2014

How much of a pay raise did your employer give you last year? I personally did not receive any kind of raise, bonus, or cost of living increase from my full-time job last year. I have actually only received a small cost of living increase once from my employer in the past 4 years! To [...]

Read the full article →

New Retirement Fund Option: MyRA

by Miranda Marquit February 3, 2014

During his 2014 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama unveiled a plan designed to encourage more people to save for retirement. The new account is called a MyRA, and it’s designed to be a sort of Roth IRA lite. Before you rush to open you account, however, you need to understand what it [...]

Read the full article →
.