Long-term investing can yield big returns, but just because you don’t have decades to give doesn’t mean you can’t put your money to work. We cover the best short term investments that will protect your money and limit your risk, while still helping you reach your goals faster.
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The thought of low risk investments makes many people feel comfortable about their money. I remember the first time I stood at the top of the high dive at the rec center pool, I was a nervous wreck. Until that moment, I never realized how afraid of heights I really was. For many that have… Continue Reading–>
Are Roth IRA contributions tax deductible? The simple answer is no. However, a closer look at the details reveals a more nuanced answer. Although Roth IRA contributions themselves are not tax deductible, you can claim a Roth IRA tax credit or a claim a loss on a Roth IRA if you are eligible and meet certain… Continue Reading–>
This is a guest post by Joel Zaslofsky of ValueofSimple.com It’s a sad and unsurprising truth. Not all of us can have Jeff Rose as our pocket financial mentor. After all, he has limited time, energy, resources, and attention… just like the rest of us. But the happy – and shocking – truth is that… Continue Reading–>
Don’t miss the 2015 IRA deadline and cost yourself saving more for retirement. In the haste of getting all your tax documents in order to meet with your tax preparer, don’t forget about making your IRA contributions for the 2015 tax year. If you didn’t know, even though you haven’t opened an IRA account yet,… Continue Reading–>
As a child growing up, I remember my father constantly eating Ramen Noodles in a Styrofoam cup. It was pretty fascinating that all you had to do was add hot water, and presto, you had a ready to eat meal in a few minutes. Perfect for an impatient kid! As I got older I started… Continue Reading–>
Before you focus on high return investments, or investing of any kind, you should make sure you are not paying high interest on debts. If you’re paying more in interest on debt you owe than you can earn through investments, you’re going to immediately lower your return on investment. In other words – the interest… Continue Reading–>
You’ve been busting your butt, scraping by, trying to save as much as you can into your retirement accounts, but you never feel like it’s enough. Money is such a taboo subject that most of your co-workers don’t feel like opening up about how much they have saved (or how much they wish they would… Continue Reading–>