Four Ways To Use A Roth IRA… Besides Saving For Retirement

Ron Swanson On Money
Roth IRAs are good for saving money for retirement, but that isn't the only thing they are good for. They can be used for down payment for a house, paying for college, an emergency fund, or saving money for your child as well. The Simple...

The Best Reddit Personal Finance Tips

Social networking site Reddit can be massive and daunting to navigate--but it has some of the best financial advice on the internet. Reddit’s /personalfinance subsite (or sub-Reddit, as they call it) is a massive forum with tons of traffic devoted to all things personal finance....

John Oliver, Billy Eichner & Kristin Chenoweth Explain Retirement Planning

Sometimes, financial planning tips can come from the most unlikely sources. For instance, John Oliver’s retirement advice--which grew out of a humorous sketch about the (surprisingly interesting) 401(k) retirement industry. The television comedian’s advice is pretty simple: It centers around the fact that there are...

Acorns, The App That Invests Your Spare Change

Acorns app
Here's something useful: An app that automatically invests your spare change in the stock market--and picks smart investments all on its own. Acorns is a mobile app that takes your spare change from purchases, and automatically invests them in a set of ETFs (exchange traded...

Robinhood = Awesome Way To Get Started Investing

Almost Millions: Personal Finance For Freelancers, 1099ers, & The Self-Employed
A few quick words about Robinhood, a new-ish investing app that lets you purchase stocks through your phone without paying a fee: It's awesome. Robinhood makes its money through other methods, you save $7 or $8 on every transaction made. Crucially, it lowers the barrier for...

A Day In The Life Of A Financial Advisor

A Day In The Life Of A Financial Advisor, Via Imgur User Natsumori
Yes, you can find useful advice from a financial advisor on Imgur. Best known as Reddit’s main image-sharing site, Imgur has lots of unexpected corners--including helpful money advice from a financial advisor. Last year, a Imgur user named Natsumori put together this great Day in the...