Author: Jeff Rose

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7 Roth IRA secrets you’ll wish you knew sooner

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  The Roth IRA is a popular retirement account, and it’s incredibly easy to see why. Yes, you have to invest in this account with after-tax …

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Buying I Bonds: A step-by-step tutorial

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  When the markets are in turmoil and inflation is increasing, investors become very concerned about their money. Interest rates are creeping up but the national average …

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Tips for safely investing & growing $50K (or less)

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  When you think of the best ways to grow wealth for the long haul, the stock market might come up as a popular way to …

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The pros & cons of buying a short-term rental property

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  Have you ever considered buying a vacation property for a short-term rental? I think it’s a pretty common idea. And in a perfect world, it …

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The real difference between wealthy & just rich

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  Isn’t it funny how childhood experiences shape our views of rich vs. wealthy, as well as who has money compared to who doesn’t? There are …

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You need these 7 assets for true financial freedom

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If you’re taking the time to read my words, chances are good you are ready to earn more — to find ways to build the kind …

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9 smart alternatives to investing in the stock market

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I often get asked by people, “What are some good alternatives to investing in the stock market?” As a former financial derivatives trader who was in …

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Should I roll my pension into an IRA?

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  When you leave your job, you have a few options when it comes to your pension. You can take the pension payout over your lifetime, …

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The best short- and long-term investments right now

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  By the end of 2021, the S&P 500 had risen 26.61% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average had grown by 18.65%. For those who had …

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What happens to your 401(k) when you die?

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It’s a sad fact, but we’re all mortal and one day we will all die. This is true whether we have retired or not and there’s …

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Where to put your money when you’ve maxed out your 401(k)

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If you’ve been maxing out your employer-sponsored 401(k) plan, a Solo 401(k), or any other tax-advantaged retirement plan, you’re doing way better than the vast majority …

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The 10 worst stock market crashes in history

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I was a college intern at a local investment firm when I first learned what a “stock market crash” was. It was 2001 and the market …

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Stop making excuses about not saving for retirement. Do this instead

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  You know what’s hard to hear? Despite all the talk about retirement planning, and all the information available on the web, millions of people still aren’t saving …