6 things I wish I could tell my 20-year-old self about money

Your 20s are one of the most important periods in your financial life. It’s a time when you’re finishing college, starting a career, building credit, and making some of your biggest financial decisions. Are there things you can do right now to set yourself up for success later? Yes! I’m 27 now, and I already … Continued

How to financially plan for an Alzheimer’s or Dementia diagnosis

You or a loved one may have just received an Alzheimer’s or dementia diagnosis, and while you may ride waves of shock and sadness, your thoughts may also turn to how you’ll take care of your loved ones (and yourself) financially. Americans living with Alzheimer’s currently number 5.8 million. One in three seniors dies with … Continued

Real Estate Is Back as Americans’ Favorite Long-Term Investment

            Real Estate Is Back as Americans’ Favorite Long-Term Investment Stocks have long been the most glamorous of the major asset classes. Many a Hollywood film has centered around making fast money in the stock market, and becoming a Wall Street big shot. But despite their great long-term returns—they’ve averaged … Continued

Everything You Need to Know About Rolling Over a 401k Account

Everything You Need to Know About Rolling Over a 401k Account   An employer-sponsored 401(k) retirement plan is one of the best ways to save for retirement. They’re easy to set up, you can contribute directly from your paycheck and you receive significant tax benefits by participating. Your employer may even match your contributions up to a certain amount, which … Continued

How To Retire Early Through Real Estate Investing

How To Retire Early Through Real Estate Investing     Real estate investment can be a tricky business, but when it’s done right, it can be rewarding for you and your retirement account. Whether you are thinking of investing in real estate or you already have a few properties under your belt, with the right … Continued

Real Estate- A Source Of Wealth Building In An IRA

IRA investors looking to add real estate as an asset class to their retirement portfolio face limitations when investing via a traditional IRA custodian. REIT funds and ETFs, or publicly traded REITs themselves are the most common avenue. Conventional IRA custodians like banks and brokerage firms usually won’t custody direct real estate investments in your … Continued

Finding the Best Retirement Income Investments

Finding the Best Retirement Income Investments  in a world of super-low to negative interest rates has become a real challenge. With central banks the world over – including the newly flip-flopping Fed – signaling renewed monetary softness and an extended period of surreally low rates, a good return is hard to find. Gosh, these days … Continued

Investors are increasingly worried about market volatility

Investors are increasingly worried about market volatility, fearing that it means a downturn is ahead, a recent survey by Allianz Life found. While the S&P 500 has soared to new highs and bonds have rallied, there have been rocky days in financial markets as drivers like the US-China trade war hang over US stocks. Investors … Continued

Blow To Bitcoin As Top Accountants Make Serious Facebook Warning

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have been largely ignored by the world’s regulators over the last ten years, with only some small attempts to protect investors from wild bitcoin price swings and dodgy crypto exchanges. The bitcoin price, up some 200% so far this year, has somewhat recovered after a terrible 2018 largely due to interest in bitcoin and cryptocurrencies from some … Continued