Investing

Company pensions have become a relic, and the Social Security safety net seems to get thinner every few years. When it’s time for retirement in a few decades, we millennials may be entirely on our own. In preparation, we need to build our retirement plans using tools...

Snapshot: Vanguard Personal Advisor Services pairs investors with a personal advisor who builds you a custom financial plan based on low-cost Vanguard index funds. Vanguard manages all aspects of the portfolio from investing deposits to re-balancing and there is a $50,000 minimum investment required to open an...

No minimum balance, affordable fees, an advanced yet user-friendly platform -- Betterment has removed a lot of the barriers to investing. I’m not surprised the service has emerged as a consistent leader -- especially among Millennials -- in the fast-changing world of Robo-advising. But new Robo-advisors start...

What is investing? Investing is putting your money into something expecting a return on your money over time. It's how your money makes money while you sleep. In fact, a vast majority of my own net-worth has come from investment gains. Last year Warren Buffett made $1.5...

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Welcome to Millennial Money. To me this is more than blog, it's my pursuit to make enough money, save enough money, and manage money well enough so work is optional for the rest of my life. I don't want to spend all of my time making...