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9 POSTS 0 COMMENTSTJ is a Boston-based writer who focuses on credit cards, credit, and bank accounts. When he's not writing about all things personal finance, he enjoys cooking, esports, soccer, hockey, and games of the video and board varieties.
Getting married is exciting, but it can also be stressful, especially when issues arise around money. If you’re newly married or about to settle down with your significant other, there are ways to manage your money together that can spare your relationship a lot of distress. Read on for our best tips.
Micro-investing means making very small investments over a long period of time. Micro-investing platforms make it easy to get started and get your money into the market. Are you ready to dip your toe into investing a little at a time? Learn how to begin here.
Having an employer make matching contributions to your retirement account is a common and valuable perk. But the money your employer adds to your 401(k) might not be yours right away; often, it’s subject to vesting. What is vesting and how does it impact your retirement savings? Read on to learn more.
Balancing your investments between stocks and bonds helps you manage risk as you near retirement. Target-date mutual funds automatically rebalance your portfolio toward less volatile investments as you approach your target retirement age. Read on to find out if target-date funds are right for you.
A cash management account (CMA) lets investors manage their money and effortlessly transfer it to and from their investment account while earning interest. Some even come with debit cards, all but eliminating the need for a separate checking account. But which CMA is right for you?
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first months of 2020 has led to a lot of U.S. market volatility. But there are still investment opportunities. Understanding what those opportunities are and how to take advantage of them can leave you poised to succeed when the economy returns to normal.
Tax-loss harvesting lets you use underperforming assets to lower your taxes. But managing your portfolio is complicated enough — is tax-loss harvesting even worth it? The short answer is yes. And advisory services leveraging modern technology can help you reap the benefits without the headache.
When you're young, it feels like retirement is so far away. And there are competing priorities for your money, like vacations, saving for a house, or buying a new car. It's no surprise the Federal...
Using a 401(k) or IRA is one of the best ways to save, but these accounts aren't sufficient for all of your investing needs. While they're perfect for retirement savings, you likely have things you want...