I’m a big fan of boring investments. It’s not glamorous, and you probably won’t see huge annual returns, but over time a boring approach to investing can help you come out ahead.

We all know that sometimes to save money we need to make sacrifices – but what if you can save money without much sacrifice at all?
Sometimes, it helps to have someone knowledgeable look at your finances. There are cases in which a financial advisor can help you create a plan for the future, as well as help you stay on track with a plan you might already have.
Anyone can roll a 401(k) into an IRA. However, if you plan to roll your 401(k) into a Roth IRA, you will need to be aware of the tax consequences.
Now that a new year is underway, it’s time to start thinking about taxes, and what you can expect for 2013. As you plan your investing tax strategy for the new year, here’s what you need to know.
One of the basic tenets of portfolio creation is that you should diversify. This is good advice — as long as you are truly diversified.
IRAs are not limited like an employer plan in terms of what you can invest in. You are free to choose most types of investments in order to reduce fees or better diversify.
Investing is often seen as a daunting task. After all, many of us think that investing = stock picking. But that’s not how it has to be at all.
For those looking to earn boost yields on cash long-term, a CD can be helpful. However, locking up all of your cash assets for a long period of time can mean that you miss out when rates start to rise.
One of the tools I played around with recently was the Face Retirement tool from Merrill Edge. The idea is that seeing the face of the future, you will be encouraged to save more.