Here’s the dilemma: you’re talking about getting a higher 401(k) match from your company, but should you just take a higher paycheck instead?
Satisfaction with your retirement is determined by the financial planning done beforehand. Successful investors spend years accumulating the funds necessary to cover both the expenses and unforeseen circumstances that come along with a retirement. Financial planning in your working years allows for the stress-free retirement years you deserve.
In order to set the stage for your success, you’ll have to eliminate any bad debt you may have head-on. You may be asking yourself, what is bad debt? Let me explain.
Tax season is around the corner. This means you are probably starting to think about the best way to use your refund. We have already discussed five things that you should do with your tax return this season, but what should you not do? Once you get your refund, you may be tempted to spend Read more.
Have you been thinking about what you need to do to ensure a comfortable retirement? Do you want to learn how to invest now, so you’ll have enough wealth built up to thrive in your golden years? There’s a big difference between dreaming of becoming rich and being committed to having financial independence. Understanding this Read more.
Investing beginners associate investing in the stock market with intense feelings of fear and stress. Investing in anything, especially the stock market, when you don’t know anything can be scary. It’s a serious journey that shapes your life, that’s why we’re here to help. Learning how to invest and understanding what you’re investing in WILL Read more.
Whether you haven’t thought about it at all, or you’re setting aside some money into a retirement fund, preparing for retirement is crucial to establishing your future.
Why do you want to learn how to invest? Most people want to start investing because they want to retire or retire early. Others want to be able to cover their medical bills, or pay for their children’s college, travel, or have extra money later. No matter what your reasons, or where you are in Read more.
Charlie Munger said, “You don’t make money when you buy and you don’t make money when you sell. You make money when you wait.” That assertion is so powerful that it is easy to overlook how critical it is. The whole idea of Rule #1 Investing is buying a stock low, and selling it high. Read more.
There’s a very easy way to tell the amount of time it will take to double your money and it’s called the Rule of 72. Getting a sense of how compound interest can potentially grow your portfolio is enough to light a fire under you and get you started saving as early as possible. I Read more.