When planning for retirement investors often overlook Social Security retirement income and focus exclusively on building the largest retirement portfolio possible. While it’s always prudent to plan for a worst-case scenario, having a rough idea of what your Social Security benefits will be at retirement age is vital. Here’s how to estimate your Social Security […]
TD Ameritrade has a long history in the brokerage industry. You have probably heard of TD Ameritrade due to its famous television commercials. Actor Sam Waterston or Assistant District Attorney Jack McCoy from the Law & Order franchise is the company spokesman. They are not only accessible online, but you can visit one of the […]
The media is currently buzzing about corporate inversions and their effect on the economy, taxes, and business. What exactly is a corporate inversion? It’s when a U.S. based company merges with a foreign company as a way to offset the steep 35% corporate tax rate here in the United States. How will this move affect […]
One common image used to portray “investing” is the frantic buying and selling, conducted in loud yells and spastic hand motions, on the floor of the stock exchange. The hectic rush of floor traders desperately trying to close out their orders before the bell rings at 4:00 PM sharp. Don’t let the stock market’s ups-and-downs dictate how you […]
We all decide to start saving for retirement at different ages in life. But whatever age you decide to start, understand this: there will be a cost of waiting to save for your retirement. The cost will come in the form of either a smaller retirement portfolio, increased funding requirements later in life, or both.
“When you read survey after survey, you discover that Americans are not on track to meet their financial goals,” says Rich Ellinger, the CEO of Wealthminder. “We aim to change that by creating a platform that helps investors tailor their plan to meet their long-term financial goals.”