What’s the Financial Change You Want to Make?

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I know you have questions about whether you're making the right financial decisions for your family. You wonder whether you're striking the right balance between meeting today's needs, saving for the future, and having something left over to enjoy yourself in the meantime. Here's how you can get some help figuring it all out.

Why All My Investments Are With Vanguard

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My wife and I have all our investments with Vanguard. IRAs. College savings accounts. Regular investment accounts. They're all there and they're all invested in Vanguard funds. Now, this isn't the right way to go for everyone. Depending on your specific goals and needs, you may be better off somewhere else. But it's right for us and this is why.

6 Times an Investment Advisor Isn’t a Waste of Money

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These days it's easier than ever to access a top-notch investment portfolio that's likely to outperform just about everyone else, including the professionals. Which means that in many cases, paying an investment advisor is a waste of money. But there are certain situations in which it can be worth it, including these six...

How to Beat 80% of Investors With 1% of the Effort

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There's a dirty little secret that investment professionals don't want you to know: it takes almost no effort to do their job better than them. Seriously. You don't need to have a PhD in finance either. All it takes is a baseline understanding of investing and 30 minutes per year to make it work. Here's how to do it.

Why Net Worth Can Be Misleading

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If you track only one financial number, it should be your net worth. It's the best indicator of your financial health, both today and over time, for the simple reason that just about every good financial decision you can make serves to either grow or protect it. But it's not perfect, and in some cases it can be downright misleading...

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