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Is the Market Downturn a Good Reason to Convert to a Roth IRA?

Is the Market Downturn a Good Reason to Convert to a Roth IRA?

Jeremy Biberdorf | Equities.com |

You cannot fail to have heard about the issues with volatility that have been plaguing the markets since October. Many investors have seen the value of their investments flounder in the chaos. However, there may be one bright star on the horizon. It's poss


Are Hedge Funds to Blame for the Public Pension Fund Crisis in the US?

IRIS.xyz | Equities.com |

If we are to seriously address the unfunded public pension crisis in the US, there are four primary issues that must be considered and addressed...


​Five Ways Target-Date Funds Let Investors Down

Paul Merriman | Equities.com |

Target-date funds don’t go the whole distance in taking care of investors. Here are five ways they fall short.


Liz Weston: With Money Goals, Multitasking Pays Off

Associated Press | Equities.com |

Paying off debt is a worthy goal, but it shouldn't come at the expense of other goals, particularly saving for retirement.


Having 'The Talk' About College Costs with Your Teen

Associated Press | Equities.com |

Tapping your retirement savings to cover college costs can spell big financial trouble later in life.


15 Ways to Make More Money in Your 401(K)

Paul Merriman | Equities.com |

For many people, a 401(k) retirement plan is the biggest source of retirement savings. Unfortunately, most people don’t use their retirement funds to the best advantage.


Here’s Why Most People Never Achieve Financial Independence

Jared Dillian | Equities.com |

Is it acceptable to pay for your kid’s college education?


Save Now, Rest Later: 3 Tips For Saving Money

Tommy Wyher | Equities.com |

These are tips to start saving now to relax later in life.


Here’s How to Become a 401(k) Millionaire

Visual Capitalist | Equities.com |

Millionaires are more common than you may think – here are the steps you need to take with your retirement investments to become a 401(k) millionaire.


Financial Planning: Choosing Between Stocks or Bonds for Your Retirement Account

PROSTOCKMARKETS | Equities.com |

If you are planning for retirement, you have probably felt the pressures involved when looking at all of the different places to park your money.