What is a target date investment fund?

Written by Cathy on May 26, 2014

A target date investment fund is a mutual fund with a specific end date in mind. That date is frequently a year in which one intends to retire, or in which the beneficiary will be attending college. The investments held … Continue Reading

What to look for in a Financial Advisor

Written by Cathy on March 3, 2014

Most people – even financially savvy ones – have a hard time determining the details of their financial plan. Which stocks or mutual funds are right for their portfolio? How much cash should they have? How much do they need … Continue Reading

3 People You Shouldn’t Take Investment Advice From

Written by Miranda Marquit on November 11, 2013

One of the best ways to build wealth over time is through investing. In many cases, if you focus on low-cost funds, you are likely to do reasonably well over time. However, this type of investing can be a little … Continue Reading

4 Nonsense Investing Fees Not to Pay

Written by Miranda Marquit on July 31, 2013

One of the most efficient ways to build wealth over time is to invest. When you invest, you put the power of compound interest to work on your behalf, allowing the earnings on your original capital to work for you … Continue Reading

Actively Managed vs. Index Mutual Funds: Which Is Right For Your Investing Needs?

Written by Lindsay Meredith on July 11, 2013

When most people get started with investing, it’s rare that they jump right to trading individual stocks. After all, dealing in this type of equity successful – meaning, you don’t lose your hard-earned cash – requires a level of expertise … Continue Reading