Nothing is more polarizing than presidential elections. People get very emotional when discussing the pros and cons of candidates and the future state of the country. And those very emotions can sometimes send the markets reeling.
With so many financial obligations in life, it’s easy to put your own needs on the back burner. But saving for your retirement is one of the best things you can do to achieve lasting financial well-being. It won’t seem like a struggle once you get into the savings habit and stick with it.
Although investing is an important way to build wealth over time, a recent survey1 reveals that 55% of Americans don’t. One reason? While many younger adults said they have the money, they don’t have enough knowledge to invest with confidence.
Are you a worrier when it comes to investing? Or perhaps you’re the “set it and forget it” type who doesn’t fret much about your investments? Whatever your investing style is, it’s important to invest regularly and keep a long-term perspective, including paying yourself first … automatically. Here are some tips to save for your future.
Although the Federal Reserve increased rates last year, 2019 appears to be a waiting game because the economy is healthy and there is less concern over inflation.
Sometimes following the stock market is akin to watching the thrill rides at an amusement park. While many people can stomach the ride, others can’t bear to watch. Knowing what type of investor you are and understanding how to manage your investment mix will help you stay the course
Having an investing strategy as part of an overall financial plan is an important way to save for the future and build wealth over time. However, making the right decisions can be challenging. That’s why people lean on professional financial advice to help them develop an action plan based on their financial goals and tolerance for risk.
While some people prefer meeting with an advisor, others want a do-it-yourself solution. That’s where robo-advisors come in. Continue reading
It’s easy to understand why some people get panicky when the market drops. If financial headlines unsettle you, keep in mind what your goals are and if anything has changed in your life that warrant a review with a financial advisor. Otherwise, here are some strategies to build and maintain an investment portfolio you can live with through all market conditions.
If you feel like you could do more to improve your saving and investing habits, or don’t know how to get started, here are some tips that can help. Financial experts agree that there are two important things to focus on: start and contribute regularly to an emergency fund, and contribute at least 10% of your paycheck to a retirement account.
You may remember it as an equation you had to memorize for math class, but it’s so much more than that. It’s the concept that powers all sorts of savings and investment products and, over time, allows you to turn your money into, well, more money! Watch the video.