Personal Finance & Credit/Investing & Retirement/Roth & Traditional IRAs

  • Index fund investing beats actively managed investing 90% of the time

      

    When it comes to investing, Clark doesn't get caught up trying to pick individual stocks of the latest and hottest "it" companies of the moment. He'd rather not bet the farm...

  • How to save for retirement when you're off to a late start

      

    A lot of people get a later start in life when it comes to saving. It's human nature that most people don't even think about it until they turn 40. But if your retirement plan consists of...

  • A new rule could liquidate a person's IRA after 3 years of inactivity

      

    A recent report by the Wall Street Journal describes new rules that will take effect on September 10, making it possible for the Pennsylvania Treasury to...

  • 8 nuggets of investing wisdom from Vanguard's founder

      

    When he was 70, Jack Bogle was forced out of the company he'd founded. There was a pesky little issue of mandatory retirement age and even though he'd started the Vanguard Group, Jack...

  • Investment Guide: Beginning Investors

      

    Investment Guide for Beginning Investors There is no easier choice than a targeted retirement fund. You select the year closest to when you want to retire and simply put all your money into...

  • Uber and Betterment partner to address drivers' retirement

      

    The worlds of robo-advising and ride-hailing are set to meet with Uber's announcement that it's partnering with Betterment to offer retirement plan options to drivers. Read more: 7...

  • Fidelity: 401(k) and IRA contributions at near record highs

      

    Who says Americans have a hard time saving for the future? Fidelity has a new report out indicating that the balances in both 401(k) and IRA accounts that they oversee are at near-record...

  • 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,...

  • How much you need to save to be a millionaire by age 65

      

    More than a decade ago, Clark showed how a teenager who starts saving at 15 and puts aside $2,000 for 7 years will have more than $1 million at retirement. Over the years, people have...

  • 10 best investment companies for small investors

      

    The financial service industry is not exactly geared to somebody who's not Daddy Warbucks. If you're a small investor, it seems like you have nowhere to turn. But there is...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...