The Financial Accounts Everyone Should Consider

Diving into the choppy waters of financial planning can feel intimidating, especially when you realize just how many types of accounts there are. Thankfully, many experts agree that there are a few accounts everybody should consider ...

Give Your Retirement Portfolio a Boost

If your retirement portfolio needs a jump, either because you got into the savings game late or because the economic strain of COVID-19 put a dent in your existing savings, you’ve got options. Even if you are between 55 and ...

Borrowing From Your 401(k)

If money is tight, you may have considered drawing from your 401(k) retirement savings plan. While it’s generally best to leave your investments intact, there are circumstances in which tapping into your account can be a safer ...

What Is Collateral and Why Is It Important

The fundamental difference between a secured and unsecured loan is the collateral requirement. But what is collateral? Why is it important? And what is a lien? You’ll learn all about it below. Definition of collateral Collateral ...

Are You Ready for a Vacation Home?

In the afterglow of a rejuvenating getaway, buying a vacation home can seem like an especially attractive idea. What could be better than having a place of your own near your favorite beach, mountain range or artsy small town? ...

What is a Retirement Plan Fiduciary?

Preparing for retirement requires a comprehensive approach that can be more involved than what you have time or experience for. When putting away money in your 401(k), individual retirement account or pension, your money will ...

Unpaid Internship Rules You Should Know

An unpaid internship can be an excellent opportunity to learn more about your future career field, gain hands-on experience and network with established professionals in the industry. However, unpaid internships have a unique ...

Understanding Investment Risks

The principle of “The greater the risk, the greater the reward” is tossed around a lot when it comes to gambling with your financial life. The potential for a great reward attracts many investors, but it’s not guaranteed. ...

Finding the Perfect Retirement Hobby

Retirement is the start of a new phase in life, and with it comes a lot more time than you might have had before. Figuring out what to do with that time can be daunting. The following are a few tips to help you find the perfect ...

Dividend Basics

When you dive into the world of investing, there are countless terms that you need to understand. One of the most common is the dividend. If you’re considering investing some money in a company, it’s important to know what ...