If you ask nearly any financial advisor when to begin investing, you will probably hear something along the lines of as soon as possible! It makes sense — after all, the sooner you begin investing the greater the positive impact from the time value of money will be.
“How can I generate more investment income?” That’s a question that’s on a lot of our minds now that the stock market is floating around in record territory. Whether it goes higher, begins to turn lower, or just floats along in the middle — now is an excellent time to take steps to generate more [...]
Picking an online broker should be easy, shouldn’t it? After all, they’re all pretty much the same, right? Not necessarily. As the saying goes, “the devil is in the details”. And there are plenty of details when it comes to online brokers! Which ones should you focus on when trying to pick an online broker?
There was a time — not so very long ago — when the promise of a state or local pension made for a worry-free retirement. Pension payments could be comparable to working salaries as there were annual inflation adjustments and you continued to be a part of the state sponsored healthcare plan. No saving for [...]
Most investors know about mutual fund expenses like, load funds, no-load funds, 12b-1 fees, but less well-known is the fact that funds are also separated into classes based largely on those fees. Though a fund may be split into different classes, all classes can still have identical portfolio mixes. However, since the fees for each [...]