Investment Strategies for Beginners

For many, the stock market can seem very overwhelming and intimidating   This often leads people to avoid investing altogether, which can be a big mistake.  While I would always recommend working with a professional, you should also educate yourself on the process.  CNN Money recently came up with some investment tricks any newbie could benefit from. (more…)

Retirement Planning Reality Checks

Retirement planning seems very straight forward: save, save, and save some more.  But the reality is that it is much harder than it sounds.  Life gets in the way and sometimes expectations are unrealistic.  The New York Times recently discussed quick methods to saving and planning that are both practical and effective. (more…)