Investing

Blooom Robo-Advisor Review – Investment Management Help for Your 401(k)

Blooom Robo-Advisor Review – Investment Management Help for Your 401(k)

By in Asset Allocation, Investing, Retirement | 0 comments

Blooom Makes Retirement Plan Investing Easy If you’re like most workers, you understand your job just fine, but your retirement account is another matter. With all the various fund choices, how to manage your retirement account seems a bit confusing. Blooom was designed to oversee your precious workplace retirement investment account to earn more money for you. I had my retirement account analyzed in minutes, for free and you can too. Just click below.  Blooom Retirement Account Management Is for the Regular Investor If you’re like the 99% of all investors, you’re seeking: Simple 401(k), 403(b) or TSP account...

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How to Choose Mutual Funds? Reader Question

How to Choose Mutual Funds? Reader Question

By in Advanced Investing, Asset Allocation, Bond, Investing, Mutual Funds, Reader Question | 11 comments

John, a loyal reader wants to know how to choose mutual funds. How to Choose Mutual Funds “I would like your opinion and advice on how I should allocate my investments and my daughter’s investments among mutual funds. Both our accounts are with Fidelity. I am 56 and plan to retire at 60. I have $400,000 in IRAs (Traditional and Roth). My daughter is 24 and has $65,000 in an individual acct and $50,000 in both Roth and rollover IRA. There are so many funds to choose from and I feel overwhelmed. Any suggestions would be helpful.” Too Much Fund...

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5 Saving for Retirement Essential Action Tips

5 Saving for Retirement Essential Action Tips

By in Guest Post, Investing, Retirement | 5 comments

5 Tips to Saving For Retirement from a Financial Advisor By, Clint Haynes Saving for retirement is a financial responsibility that nobody can afford to overlook. Unfortunately, millions of people will reach their golden years with far less money than they will truly need. In the vast majority of cases, these problems can be attributed to lack of financial education and believing social security will be enough. The days of relying on just social security and a pension are long gone. So, what can you do about it? Here are five top tips to help you start saving for...

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Are Bonds a Good Investment Now?

Are Bonds a Good Investment Now?

By in Advanced Investing, Asset Allocation, Bond, Investing, Reader Question | 15 comments

A reader wrote in and asked, “Why should I invest in bonds? After all, the yields are low and don’t bond values drop as interest rates rise?” I started investing in bonds in my mid 20’s and have enjoyed their dividends for years. When interest rates were high, I even received double digit bond interest (coupon) payments – can you believe that today? Understand the importance of bond investing. Learn why bonds remain a good investment today. Investing in Bonds for Beginners “Are bonds a good investment now?” is a great question. After all, bonds, typically offer lower returns...

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Quicken vs. Personal Capital Review: Which One Is the Best Money Management Tool?

Quicken vs. Personal Capital Review: Which One Is the Best Money Management Tool?

By in Budget, Investing, Money Management | 13 comments

Quicken vs. Personal Capital: Which One Will Handle Your Money Better? The one thing that every successful person does is properly manage their finances. To help you make the best financial management software choice, read this Quicken vs. Personal Capital review. You’ll get an in depth look at the features of the free Personal Capital Dashboard and the paid Quicken program, along with pros and cons of both. I’ve used Quicken for decades and Personal Capital for less than three. Yet, when I was introduced to Personal Capital, I linked up my accounts (very quickly) and was blown away...

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Emperor Investments Stock Investing Solution – Robo-Advisor for Stock Investing

Emperor Investments Stock Investing Solution – Robo-Advisor for Stock Investing

By in Investing, Sponsored, Stocks | 0 comments

Emperor Investments – DIFY (do it for you) Stock Market Investing – For a Fair Price Interview with Brenna Casserly, CEO of Emperor Investments, an all-stock robo-advisory investment portfolio.  Founded by Brenna Casserly, former investment analyst and Francis Tapon, PhD and economics professor at the University of Guelph, Emperor Investments implemented this unique stock-only portfolio ten years ago, with their own money. Emperor Investments robo-advisor was born  in 2017 from this collaboration. Learn about how an actively-passively managed equity portfolio might beat the returns of an index fund investment portfolio in this interview with Emperor co-founder Brenna Casserly.  Q:...

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