Investing Blog

Whether you’re hoping to retire comfortably or save for college, investing can help you reach your long-term financial goals faster. And it doesn’t have to be complicated. We’ll show you how and why to get started, simple strategies to reduce risk, and the best ways to protect your money from extra fees and taxes. 

Featured Articles

Roth IRA vs 401k? You May Not Have to Choose

One of the most common retirement questions I get asked is: Roth IRA or 401(k)? Although both are good options…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Mar 20, 2019
12 Things You Need to Know Before Investing in Stocks

A few days ago, our family was driving to a school event together. We were listening to a podcast over…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Dec 13, 2017
The Five Most Important Factors for Your Investment Success

If you’re new to investing, it’s pretty easy to feel overwhelmed. There are strange words to figure out, complicated ideas…

Matt Becker
Dec 13, 2017

Most Recent Articles

Should Women Be Investing Differently Than Men?

There appears to be some debate among financial advisors about whether women need to invest any differently than men, simply…

Mia Taylor
Feb 21, 2019
Six Reasons to Think Twice Before Taking Out a Reverse Mortgage

A reverse mortgage can provide older homeowners with an economic lifeline, but there are reasons to be cautious before you…

Emmet Pierce
Jan 11, 2019
How to Use Your 529 Plan When It’s Time for College

It’s easy to find advice about saving for college, but what are you supposed to do once your child actually…

Matt Becker
Jan 8, 2019
Savings Accounts vs. CDs vs. Money Market Mutual Funds

If you’re saving money for a near-term goal — like buying a house, taking a trip, or building an emergency…

Matt Becker
Dec 26, 2018
Worried About the Stock Market and Your Retirement Savings? Read This.

In the last few days, a number of readers have written to disclaimer-statement.info regarding the recent downturn in…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Dec 19, 2018
What Is a Conventional Loan?

A home is the most expensive purchase most people ever make, which is the main reason consumers take out home…

Holly Johnson
Feb 22, 2019