The Highest Yield Left in the Market

If you’re looking for income these days, your options are a little
limited. The S&P 500 yields less than 2%, which is bordering on
pitiful, and government bonds aren’t much better.

REITs, as a
sector, are reasonably high yielders at […] Continue Reading…

How to Save for Retirement AND Spend on Your Kids

I saw a headline recently that caught my attention:

“Raising Children Increases Risk of a Retirement Shortfall”

Gee, ya think?

Why not tell me that the sky is blue while you’re at it, or that eating at McDonald’s on a daily basis […] Continue Reading…

Make Presidents Day Worth It

I’m not one to complain about a holiday. A day off is a day off, and it’s healthy.

Though I have to say, Presidents Day isn’t one of my favorites.

To
start, it’s in February and it’s usually too cold to […] Continue Reading…

What Jack Bogle Left Behind

On Wednesday, we lost John “Jack” Bogle, the founder of the Vanguard mutual fund empire and the inventor of the modern index fund. He was 89.

I doubt if there is a stock market in heaven. Something that evil […] Continue Reading…

401k Not Enough For You? Add This.

Before I get started, it’s time for my customary beginning-of-the-year nag.

By the time you read this, you will have likely received your first
paycheck of 2019. Take a minute to see how much of it you’ve diverted
into your […] Continue Reading…