A couple years ago I read an article about a new online brokerage firm that was geared towards young people called Robinhood. How many people do you know who get a gym membership in January, go for a couple weeks and then never go again for the rest of the year (while still dutifully paying their membership dues as if they’ll return some day)?gym market membership money pay Robinhood stock trade users young
The U.S. government wants to encourage citizens to save for retirement and for advanced education, and one of the best incentives for saving is a tax break. These plans work differently in how the investor ultimately gets the tax break.break child income IRA money plan retirement tax taxes traditional
Your Money & Your Brain by Jason Zweig is my favorite book on human behavior so I’m constantly sourcing, re-reading and using material from the research.
The main focal point is how the brain affects financial decisions but it’s obvious the material goes beyond money matters.book brain conscious financial investment money parts re reflexive Zweig
Many people who have saved millions of dollars to retire comfortably are now scared to spend it.
Despite sobering statistics about most Americans' lack of retirement savings, many people have done an admirable job of socking away enough money.Approximately combination comfortably disciplined habit money retire retirement saving years
Russell Rhoads, CFA, is director of education for the CBOE Options Institute, which is part of CBOE Holdings, the parent company of ETF.com.
Russell Rhoads: We're as low as we’ve been for the whole history we’ve had VIX, but the other rarity is how low the actual market volatility has been.cboe ETF com market money put Rhoads Russell stock vix volatility
It seems like every week I see another survey about how ill-prepared the baby boomer generation is for retirement. Obviously, these figures don’t account for things like inflation, taxes, fees, behavioral issues, etc.asset baby boomer crisis financial market money prepared retirement returns saving
This post will be directed towards those newer in investing, with an explanation of drawdowns–in my opinion, a simple and highly important risk statistic. Plenty of people around the world invest in it, and for a risk to reward payoff that is very bad, in my opinion.Calmar ratio invest investment lose maximum money performance reward stock stock market