Costco vs. Amazon Fresh: A Real-World Grocery Shopping Showdown — The Simple Dollar

Amazon made big waves in the business world with its recent purchase of Whole Foods Market. As surprising as that was, it makes sense — Amazon was already a big player inRead More…


Try one thing this summer to grow your child’s money skills…

This summer, we challenge you to try one thing that will help you start financial conversations with your child… via Try one thing this summer to grow your child’s money skills — BlogRead More…


Strong Earnings Push Markets Higher

Bob Carey, Chief Market Strategist at First Trust Advisors L.P., discusses the latest developments in the market and takes a look ahead. via Weekly Video – Strong Earnings Push Markets Higher — FirstRead More…


Cybercurrencies: A Risky Choice

Investors attracted by bitcoin & other altcoins should recognize their downsides.  Bitcoin. Ethereum. Litecoin. Ripple. These are just four of the cybercurrencies attracting opportunistic investors today. Are they the next big thing? Or the next big bust?     The answer to that question mayRead More…

robo-advisors vs human advisors

Robo-Advisors vs. Human Advisors

If an investor chooses a non-human financial advisor, what price could they end up paying?  Investors have a choice today that they did not have a decade ago. They can seek investing andRead More…

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How To Plan a Fulfilling Retirement

WSJ.COM/ARTICLES – The Best Ways to Avoid Boredom in Retirement [12/11/16] Good works, second careers and new hobbies show there can be as many purposes as there are people….(read more)