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How to Divest from the Companies Killing the Environment How to Divest from the Companies Killing the Environment

Unless humans transform the economy in such a way that has “no documented historic precedent,” the earth will experience “worsening food shortages and wildfires, and a mass die-off of coral reefs as soon as 2040,” according to a report published Monday by the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.…

The Fastest Way to Save $1 Million

Read one article about personal finance and you know that compound interest is one of the most important reasons to start saving and investing early. Well, in theory. You’ve heard that if you start investing in your 20s, you’ll have a bajillion dollars more than you will if you start in your 30s. Or something like…

Decide Which Stocks You Want to Buy 'On Sale' Decide Which Stocks You Want to Buy 'On Sale'

We’ll start with a given: You can’t time the market. But that doesn’t mean you can’t do some proactive planning before the market inevitably falls again.

Prioritize Building Up Your Cash Reserves Prioritize Building Up Your Cash Reserves

As we’ve covered, the current bull market’s longevity has people worried. It all has to end some time, and some economists are predicting a recession by the end of 2020. Assuming that holds true, that gives you around two years to get your finances in order. What should you be prioritizing?

You Can't Time a Market Correction, But Don't Freak Out  You Can't Time a Market Correction, But Don't Freak Out 

The stock market just hit the longest bull run in its history, and that’s got people spooked.

JP Morgan Is Offering No-Fee Stock Trading JP Morgan Is Offering No-Fee Stock Trading

Chase customers are getting a one-of-a-kind new perk next week: at least 100 free trades per year in an investing platform they can access from their bank accounts.

How to Save for Retirement in Your 20s Without a 401(k) How to Save for Retirement in Your 20s Without a 401(k)

How can you save for retirement when your job doesn’t offer a 401(k)? That’s what we’re discussing this week.

What to Know About Money in Retirement What to Know About Money in Retirement

You finally made it. You’ve scrimped and saved, invested what you could, paid for a house, college and all the other things that come with making a life. You’ve made some mistakes along the way, too, but everything’s brought you here. Now, you’re ready to enjoy your time away from the workforce.

What to Know About Money in Your Late 30s and 40s What to Know About Money in Your Late 30s and 40s

Your 20s are behind you and now you’ve got a spouse, kids and maybe even a home to show for it. Ideally, you’ve saved a bit for retirement, you have a debt repayment plan that works for you and you’ve been ramping up your savings over the years to accomplish your financial goals. You’re comfortable, or getting there…

What to Know About Money in Your 20s and Early 30s What to Know About Money in Your 20s and Early 30s

So, you’re on your own in the Real World, with the full time job and 401(k) to match. You’ve built a decent credit score for yourself, you’re keeping an eye on your student loans and you want to know what else you can do to maximize your finances.

What to Know About Money Before You're 20 What to Know About Money Before You're 20

Most young people don’t learn the tenets of personal finance in school, but building solid habits throughout your teens and early twenties can help set you up for a truly prosperous life.

Time Is Your Most Important Investing Asset Time Is Your Most Important Investing Asset

If you have money to invest, what’s keeping you from realizing higher gains? Probably time.

Watch Out for These Banking and Investment Fees Watch Out for These Banking and Investment Fees

Banking and investment fees could cost Americans more than $1.1 million over the course of their lifetime, according to a new report from NerdWallet.

Why Higher Rent Can Be a Good Investment Why Higher Rent Can Be a Good Investment

Owning a home has been part of the American Dream for decades. It was a sign of attaining a certain level of wealth, and the stability that comes with it. And for many, it was a great investment.

How to Get the First Fee-Free Index Funds How to Get the First Fee-Free Index Funds

This is one race to the bottom we can get behind: Fidelity announced it will offer two fee-free index funds, besting Vanguard and Schwab as the first fund company to do so.

Don't Panic Because of Facebook's Stock Drop Don't Panic Because of Facebook's Stock Drop

Facebook’s stock dropped 19 percent Thursday after the company told investors user growth had slowed in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica breach, one of many scandals currently plaguing the tech giant (it missed revenue estimates as well). That 19 percent drop is equal to a $119 billion decrease in market…

Why a Roth 401(k) Is (Almost) Always Better Than a Traditional 401(k) [Updated]  Why a Roth 401(k) Is (Almost) Always Better Than a Traditional 401(k) [Updated] 

Everyone’s hot on Roth IRAs, but there’s one drawback: There are income limits starting at $189,000 for a couple and $120,000 for an individual, which means higher earners must go with a traditional IRA or a backdoor Roth. It turns out, though, that those limits don’t apply to Roth 401(k)s—meaning you can get all the…

Vanguard Is Expanding Commission-Free ETF Options in August Vanguard Is Expanding Commission-Free ETF Options in August

Vanguard is making one of investors’ biggest wishes come true: commission-free trading on the majority of its ETF options.

Don't Listen to Your Parents Don't Listen to Your Parents

Fellow millennials, this is a PSA: When it comes to career and money advice, parents have an untold number of opinions, mostly based on what they have done or would like their friends to know you are doing. I’m here to say don’t listen to them.

Should You Buy Bitcoin?

We’ve already told you how to buy Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. But should you? In the video above, Coin Talk podcast hosts Aaron Lammer and Jay Caspian Kang say yes...but they have some caveats. (In further conversation, they compare buying crypto to playing video games or gambling.)

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