Rebalance Your Investment Portfolio to Stay On Track
One of the basics of investing is the use of asset allocation in your strategy. Asset allocation, or…
How to Set Up a Joint Bank Account
If you are married or about to be married an important question will eventually pop up: should we…
Pay Yourself First to Grow Your Savings Automatically!
One of the best ways to avoid dipping your fingers into your savings (especially your emergency fund for…
Should You Add Exotic Investments to Your Portfolio?
For the most part, I am a boring investor. I mostly stick to stocks and bonds, usually investing…
How to Protect Yourself from Debit Card Overdrafts
Overdrafts are a common result of individuals who are either unorganized or simply too busy to keep track…
Think Twice Before Taking Money from Your Retirement Account
When you start adding up your assets, it’s common to include your retirement accounts. After all, the money…
Being Realistic about Your Investment Returns
It would be nice to think that holding your stocks long-term would result in amazing gains over time….
What are Exchange-Traded Funds and How to Use ETFs in Your Portfolio
Recently, someone asked about exchange-trade funds (ETFs). He was interested in what they are, as well as how…
The Advantages of Being a Boring Investor
When many of us think about investing, we think about a fast-paced trading floor. We’ve seen movies like Wall…
Fun Fund: Saving Money for Entertainment and Travel
You know you need an emergency fund. Personal finance bloggers like me are always writing about how important…