Online Investing Made Easy With Betterment (New Fee Structure + Bonus)

When it comes to investing, one of the most important factors is cost. That’s why it is important to invest in low-cost mutual funds and ETFs, and to use a low-cost broker if you buy individuals stocks and bonds. And that brings me to this review of Betterment, an online tool that makes investing in […]


6 Keys to Setting Financial Priorities

Choosing between competing financial priorities is one of the hardest things to do in all of personal finance. Over the years I’ve received countless emails from readers asking variations of the same thing related to financial goals. Should you pay off all of your debts before you begin investing? Should you fully fund your retirement […]


What Is The Cheapest Tax Software for 2017?

There are three major tax preparation software packages on the market that most do-it-yourself tax preparers will use – TurboTax, TaxACT and H&R Block. Comparing these three options to find the cheapest can be a real chore. Each has several editions with varying features. As a result, it is important to compare competing editions between […]


Should You Roll Over a 401(k) to an IRA?

If you’re thinking about leaving your current job, you have many things to consider. Is it the right move for your family? Will you be gaining or losing benefits? It also raises one very important question—should I roll over my 401k to an IRA. I’ve been faced with the same decision three times. The first […]


FreeTaxUSA Review

FreeTaxUSA is an online tax preparation website that enables you to Prepare, Print & E-file your taxes free. At least that’s true in regards to filing your Federal income tax return. This appears to be a pretty solid, if not spectacular, online tax preparation software. Let’s take a closer look. Who and What is FreeTaxUSA? […]


22 of the Best Tools to Manage Your Money (Most Are Totally FREE)

Most of us use a lot of tools to manage our money, budget, investments, and so forth. So I thought I’d pull together a list of the tools I use nearly every day. Hopefully you’ll find some options here that will help you make the most of your money. Investing 1. Personal Capital: Without question, […]