Personal Finance & Credit / Investing & Retirement

  • 7 ways to start investing when you only have $100 or less

      

    When it comes to investing, keeping costs low is the name of the game. That's because management fees and annual expenses can take a big bite out of your money. In fact, paying just 1% more in...

  • How to get free or cheap investment advice

      

    If you've listened to Clark for any length of time, you know he's obsessed with people living below their means and living on less than they make! When you put money aside long-term,...

  • Rule of 752: How small expenses can destroy your budget

      

    Small expenses can sneak up on you when you’re not paying close attention to your budget, but here’s a simple way to get yourself back on track. It’s called the Rule of 752...

  • 5 lessons from a man who retired at 33

      

    Justin of Root of Good is a retirement success story. He didn't have a wealthy family member who gave him a big inheritance, nor did he win the lottery. What he did do was take an early...

  • 4 critical money decisions to make in your 60s

      

    The average retirement age in the United States is 63, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. If you are part of that trend, get ready to have your financial world turned upside down in...

  • How 50-somethings should plan for retirement

      

    Odds are, if you are in your 50s, you have thought about retirement at one time or another. Regardless of whether this is your final decade of working for the man — or being the...

  • Nearly 25% of Americans are making this costly money mistake

      

    While stashing money under your mattress in college probably worked fine, if you want to build long-term wealth, that's not the way to do it. But according to a new survey, an alarming...

  • Investment Guide: Advanced Investors

      

    There's good news for the advanced investor. The price war between Fidelity, Vanguard and Charles Schwab is continually heating up. In the latest move, Fidelity has cut prices on more than...

  • 7 simple investing strategies that will help you in the long run

      

    We as a country can't continue to pay for the Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid obligations that we've promised our citizens. The math simply isn't going to work, especially as we...

  • Don’t be a victim of pump and dump stock scams

      

    Fraudsters advertising bogus investment opportunities are everywhere. Stay aware to avoid pump and dump scams.

  • 702(j) plans: The "retirement plan" that needs to retire!

      

    Have you heard about the secret retirement plan called a 702(j) that the government supposedly doesn't want you to know about? Here's why the 702(j) isn't all it's cracked up to...

  • 196 of the best and worst cities for retirement

      

    If you’re looking for the best place to retire, there are a lot of factors to consider.  Bankrate just released new rankings of 196 cities for retirees, and they...

  • Best discount investment brokers

      

    Don't let your hard-earned money that you invest get eaten up with fees! Check out this list of the best discount investment brokers. Read more: Clark's investment guide Top discount...

  • How much money do I need to retire?

      

    How much do you really need to save for retirement? The question (and figuring out the answer) can be daunting, ambiguous and difficult to grasp -- especially since no one knows the...

  • Does robo-advising have a future?

      

    Even though robo-advising is still in its infancy, there are already some reservations from analysts about the industry's future. Read more: Clark's investment guide What is...