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Passive Income Myth: Passive Income Dividend Investing

Passive income dividend investing involves much less time and risk than other passive income strategies. Dividend investing may be one of the only true forms of passive income investing I’ve seen in more than 20 years as an investor. I started my professional career as a commercial real estate agent and developer before getting started […]

11 Worst 401K Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes

Avoiding these 401K mistakes will put you on the fast-track to the retirement of your dreams 401K plans are the best thing to happen to investing since…well, ever! As an equity analyst and someone that has worked with private wealth managers, I can tell you without a doubt that enrolling in your company-sponsored 401K plan […]

5 401K Questions and Average Balance by Age

Ask these 401K questions to make sure your portfolio is on track to reach your retirement goals 401K plans are easily the best return you’ll ever get investing but most employers do a horrible job at answering your questions. That means you could be wasting money and a valuable opportunity to make your retirement investing […]

3 Rules for Making a Year-End Retirement Contribution

How to make your year-end retirement contribution work as hard as you do Your 401K and IRA retirement accounts might be more valuable than you realize. Too often, you hear a financial guru tell you to “max out” your retirement accounts without knowing Why monthly contributions can be so valuable. By performing a year-end financial […]

The 13 States Heading for a Retirement Savings Crisis

How bad is the retirement savings crisis by state and what can you do to avoid the fallout? We know that Americans are horribly prepared when it comes to saving for retirement. There’s no shortage of news on rising healthcare costs and poor investor returns. But just how bad could the retirement crisis be? Shockingly […]

Retirement Investing in Your 60s and Beyond

Retirement investing doesn’t have to be a tradeoff between paying for living expenses and not outliving your nest egg Up to now in our investing by age series, it’s been all about growing your investments to meet your retirement goals. Each decade shifted a little more to safety but by the time you’re in your […]