My first investment was through an IRA, which stands for Individual Retirement Account, over 15 years ago. I started with that because it was easy to use as a novice investor. I didn’t know much about the ins and outs of IRAs, so once I understood more, I was able to switch companies and make … Continue reading What’s an IRA and How to Open One
Are you ready to open an IRA investment account with Vanguard but are not sure where to begin? Having an Individual Retirement Account or IRA in your investment portfolio is one of the most important things you can do but can be quite tricky to start if you do not know where to begin. In … Continue reading Vanguard Step by Step Investment Tutorial
One of my favorite investment platforms is M1 Finance. I think the reason I like M1 Finance so much is that it offers a way to create a balanced stock portfolio which is extremely important in investing. You do not want to be overexposed in one stock, one industry or one sector. But that can be … Continue reading My $15/Week M1 Finance Investment Portfolio
Investing was never talked about at home, besides my grandmother saying she wanted her money in the bank because investing was “dangerous." I understood that by dangerous she meant risky and that she could not take any risk to lose what she had.
Have you ever thought about how much will you need to retire? I just found out that I need $1.8 million to retire! Hold up, what? Based on my calculations, to maintain my current standard of living, I will need to have $1.8 million at the ready to last me at least 30 years of … Continue reading How Much Will You Need to Retire