Monthly Archives: June 2014

Saving for College (as reported by Miranda Marquit on

For parents who are planning on sending their kids to college, paying those high costs is going to take work and planning. The best thing that you can do as parents is ask yourself some important questions, then figure out how and when to set money aside over time. Will you pay your childrens’ full […]

Real Estate Back in Favor (as reported by Jeff Macke on

We all remember a little more than five years ago when the housing market bubble popped, triggering one of the worst financial collapses since the Great Depression. But now, according to recent data, investors are falling back in love with the real estate market. A recent Gallup poll measuring investor preference for long term growth […]

Financial Advice for the Middle Class (as reported by Ron Lieber via the New York Times)

There is a new breed of financial advisor, and this one is focusing on middle class clients other than the ultra rich.  These new advisors seek to address the scarcity of financial advice for those with less than $100,000 in assets, all while providing their services a reasonable price point.  Realizing that investors have different […]

Smarter Investment Strategies (as reported by Betterment on

Last year was a great year in the stock market. The S&P 500 was up about 27%. But that doesn’t mean everyone that invested made that much money. Some made much more, and some made much less. How can you make sure that you don’t miss out on big future gains? You can start by […]