You can let something like Betterment pick your stocks but if you’re ready to dabble on your own, we’ll teach you how to do the job yourself.
In this episode we answer another listener question about whether he should invest in a Traditional 401k, a Roth 401k, or both.
You need to invest your money. It simply doesn’t make sense not to. Even if you only invest 5% of your money, it would still be worth it. This is your investing for beginners 101 cheat sheet. We explain the basics of simple investing and aim to inspire the proper mindset you need to succeed.
What’s a measly 1%? It’s a lot in terms of fees. We will show you the impact of fees in the long term. Fees can eat into your investments more than you realize and the impact of those fees in the long term can devastate your retirement savings.ong term.
Dollar cost averaging is a simple yet effective strategy that will help you grow real wealth. The best part is, you can put your money on autopilot.
There are a lot of questions in personal finance but maybe the biggest is invest or pay off debt? That is the question today.
There are a few simple rules of thumb you can apply to your personal finances. We know math is hard but the mathematics of investing are really straightforward.
The media loves to talk about the economy in a broad sense but what does it mean for us individually? We’ll explain how the current economy is affecting your wallet.
2018 has been a big year for stock buybacks. But what the f**k are stock buybacks and what do they mean for you?
Be fearful when others are greedy. The market may correct itself soon, don’t get caught with your pants down.
Inflation vs deflation and what benefits to knowing? We’ll explain the basics and what you need to know to make sure your money keeps pace.
Net worth is a useful tool to gauge your overall financial picture. We have good data in America for average net worth by age. See how you stack up and because LMM listeners are not average, what your net worth by age should be.
Tax loss harvesting is a term you’ve probably heard but don’t know what it means. It may seem obscure, but it’s a good weapon to have in your investing arsenal. So just what the f**k is tax loss harvesting?
As humans, we don’t always make the most rational decisions. Sometimes other things trump rational thought. Avoid these common investor behavioral mistakes.
You know it’s important to diversify your investments. But do you know how? We’ll explore using options on an inverse index to insulate your portfolio.
Have some money or a family? Then you need estate planning. I’ll give you a primer to familiarize you with what it involves.
A few months ago we did an introduction to bonds episode. We wanted to get a little deeper into the topic and a listener, Eric, agreed to help us out.
Which of your financial obligations should you meet first, loans, investing, credit cards? Learn where to best allocate your money.
Peer to peer lending can be a great way to make money for lenders and for borrowers to get help without using a bank. We’ll explain how it works.