Archive | Investing

Getting Started With Investing
For help determining how much you may need for your retirement, figuring out your optimal asset allocation, adopting the best process for choosing investments, and choosing among your IRA and 401(K) options, read The Essentials of Investing. For college funding, read How to Help Your Kids Pay for College.

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Profitable Ideas: Whether to Invest in Cryptos, Thinking of Future You, and More

Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web. What’s a better investment? Bitcoin or a Roth IRA? (Paul Merriman). One of the most reasonable articles I’ve read about cryptocurrency investing. Dollar cost averaging vs. lump sum: the definitive guide (Of Dollars and Data). The lump sum wins, if you can […]

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How NOT to Invest

I overheard a conversation about investing recently that made me a little crazy. I heard several perspectives that I completely disagreed with, ways of approaching investing that I think can be far more harmful to a person’s portfolio and peace of mind than helpful. Since I didn’t feel like I could insert myself into the […]

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Profitable Ideas: Not Your Father’s Stock Market, The Lost Art of Thinking Long Term, and More

Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web. Your father’s stock market is never coming back (Fortune). The crazy investing world we’re living in.  Add ‘climate hazards’ to your home-buyer’s checklist (NY Times). Now you can find out the likelihood of fires, floods, and more for a house you’re thinking […]

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Profitable Ideas: Your Brain is Not Your Financial Friend, The Mobile Investor, and More

Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web. Your behavioral biases could be causing you more financial harm than you realize (CNBC). In many ways, our brains seem to be wired to steer us off course. Your 401(k) isn’t free. Here’s how to figure out how much you’re paying in […]

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Profitable Ideas: Doing the Work of a Lifetime, Everyday Kingdom Investments, and More

Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web. The only way to do the work of a lifetime (Tim Challies). Taking duty from drudgery to delight. It’s hard to kill the stock market (A Teachable Moment). The key to 95% of wealth creation. How food banks succeeded and what they […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Cost of “Free,” How to Raise Money-Wise Kids, and More

Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web. Low cost is better than free (Daniel Egan). “Free” appeals to our senses, but it usually comes with hidden costs. How to make up lost ground if you got a late start saving for retirement (A Wealth of Common Sense). It isn’t […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Greatest Show on Earth, Measuring Wealth, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Investing: the greatest show on earth (Collaborative Fund). One of my favorite financial writers has done it again. He has created a piece that’s well worth your time. A generosity philosophy (Calibrating Capital). A wonderful article about one of the most […]

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