3 risky investment strategies to avoid like the plague | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Katie Brockman) Investing in the stock market is not always easy, but it is one of the most effective ways to build wealth over the long term. With the right strategy, it is possible to make millions of millions of dollars or more in the stock market. However, with a less than ideal strategy, you … Read more

Make sure they meet the 3 E’s

Select editors work independently to review financial products and write articles that we believe our readers will find useful. We earn a commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. While the rules of personal finance can be quite simple, they are not always easy to … Read more

Personal financial reminders for 2022

Before we wrap up the flat taxes for 2022 and look at some personal financial reminders, here are a few things that caught my attention this week. Of course, as I’ve often written, these things are often old news by the time the column actually comes out on Sunday. First, as I have stated many … Read more

Most Americans are still optimistic about retirement, study shows

Ipggutenbergukltd | Istock | Getty Images Despite the pandemic, most Americans are still optimistic about a comfortable retirement, but inflation is the number one concern among those not as prepared. That’s 32nd Annual Retirement Confidence Survey among 2,677 employees and retirees in January, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute and Greenwald Research. “Even with … Read more