Balance is seen as one of the keys to making the most of your investments. But what does a balanced portfolio look like?
Although the stock prices are trading near their all-time highs, it hasn’t exactly been a joy ride for retirees who are counting on their retirement plans for a lifetime of income. The type of unruly market action that we have seen over the last few months always unleashes a flurry of “expert” commentary that seems to be directed at those who are most vulnerable to flash declines. Specifically, the pundits are talking to those investors who are now relying upon stock market returns to feed their incomes and instilling doubt over their investment strategy.
If you’re trying to decide where to spend (or save) it, here are some ideas for how to make the most of your tax return.
Caught in an extraordinary convergence of unhinged stock market volatility and historically low interest rates on savings, many people are rethinking their plans and their vision for the future, especially as they consider the prospect of having to stretch their retirement income over 25 or 30 years.
When thinking about our physical health, it’s common to take a holistic approach. So why don’t we approach our financial health the same way?
The most important thing about retirement is doing what makes you happy. What would you do with your time if you weren’t working 40 hours every week?
For as long as there has been stock markets, investors have intuitively known that expectations of returns come with commensurate expectations of risk; the higher return one expects the greater the risk one assumes in order to achieve it.
Not all investing apps are equal, and depending on your goals it may be better to work with a financial professional instead of an algorithm.
Thinking about retirement and fixed-income living can be overwhelming. Here are some things to consider when planning your retirement.
The figures out last year show that the average amount of student loan debt a student graduates with is a little more than $35,000. Most graduates are carrying multiple student loans from multiple sources, and the cost and complexity of managing them can become overwhelming, especially if they are unable to secure steady employment with sufficient cash flow to make the payments.