Roger Hendershot

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Want a Million-Dollar 401(k)? Here’s How to Get It

How much do you need to save, and how should you invest your money?<p>The average American's 401(k) balance is $92,500, which is by no means enough to …

The world's most beautiful budget train journeys (prices from 42p)

Trains

France’s 11 Most Beautiful Villages Accessible Only by Car Photos

In the early 1900s, French brothers Édouard and André Michelin of the Michelin tire company started compiling restaurants and hotels in a guide as a way to entice people to venture farther, giving stars to places worth the drive. Today their rating system is the gold standard for restaurants, …

France

Opinion: Where to put your money now that the dollar is sinking

Republicans tripped up the U.S. dollar this week by failing to make progress on replacing Obamacare. This hurt the greenback by casting doubts on …

Commodities

Here's what would ACTUALLY happen if you tried to open the emergency exit door on a plane

Last week, a flight attendant smashed a wine bottle over the head of an unruly passenger who attempted to open the emergency exit door while the …

The 50 greatest train journeys on Earth

Unless you are one of the poor souls condemned to the purgatory of Southern Rail, train travel as a rule is something that, almost two centuries after Robert Stephenson’s invention of the Rocket, remains one of the most civilised ways of getting from A to B.<p>It offers the opportunity to admire …

U.S. to Europe for $100? Enter the Battle of the Atlantic Airlines

Norwegian Air wants to break into America, but the old lions of flying are fighting back. The bargain comes at a price though, namely …

Why Having a Roth IRA and 401(k) Makes Sense | Investopedia

Assuming you are under the income threshold and thus are able, contributing to a Roth IRA in addition to your 401(k) might be a great idea. You begin …

Tourism

Increase Retirement Wealth With the Right Withdrawal Order | Investopedia

Getting money out of your portfolio is important, but just as important is knowing from which account to pull the funds, as most retirees are going …

Retirement

Why Dollar-Cost Averaging Is a Lousy Retirement Investing Strategy

Playing it safe can cost you.<p>Let’s say you’ve got a large sum of cash you want to invest for retirement—a windfall, an inheritance, a pension payout, …

Investing

The Greatest Road in the World Might Be Switzerland's Furka Pass

James Bond chased Goldfinger up this route in 1964. What more do we need to tell you?<p>If you're trying to get between the Swiss cantons of Valais and Uri, there are two routes. Most people take the short route–a drive-on train that tunnels under the Alps to get you there quickly. But for folks …

10 Frequently Asked IRA Questions

Individual retirement arrangements, or IRAs, are actively used by only about one-fifth of Americans. While many people have valid reasons for not using an IRA, like having a 401(k) at work, one of the most common reasons given for not contributing to an IRA is a lack of knowledge about this type of …

How to Invest: When You’re Just Getting Started

Wall Street has an odd way of trying to get your business. The dizzying array of investment choices, mind-numbing jargon, and pie charts with more …

4 Stocks Under $4 That Could Double

It's just like the old idiom says: "Good things come in small packages."<p>Stocks with a very low share price (usually $5 and under) are often cast aside by investors as being far too risky. In some instances, investment firms and hedge funds will refrain from buying or owning stock in a company whose …

Why Didn't I Learn This in School: DIY Savings Hacks

When it comes to savings, 62 percent of households have less than $1,000 in the bank.<p>Everybody can use a late in life harvest -- so indulge in some life hacks now to plant the seeds for a healthy financial future.<p>Humans are wired to want smaller, more immediate rewards over the larger, slower ones. …

Personal Finance

Health Savings Account: Your Extra Retirement Funds | Investopedia

What if I told you there was a way to save $2.5 million tax-free forever? Interested?<p>By now you’ve probably heard about the health savings account …

Retirement

Awesome Art Picks: Supergirl, Wolverine, Plastic Man, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …

25 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign transaction fees, the dreaded middle seat, and flight delays can put a …

New York City

You Can't Understand 2008 Without Understanding the Eurodollar Market

If you want to understand the last decade (or three), and I mean really understand, there are very few places you can turn to. Since the panic in …

European Union

5 Things Your Financial Planner Isn't Telling You About Retirement

Know your goals and do your homework before signing on.<p>Personal finances can get complicated fast, which is why many people seek the assistance of a …

Retirement

17 Instagrams That Will Convince You to Visit Amsterdam

Oh, the Netherlands. The architecture is stunning, the streets intricate, and the people friendly but straightforward. Amsterdam and its inhabitants …

European Travel

How To Become a Millionaire

If the headline of this article "How To Become a Millionaire" sounds like an infomercial, don't be deceived. It's not. The advice on how to become a …

Why Boeing’s New 737 Will Fly in Europe First

Southwest Airlines Co. was eager to sign up as the “launch customer” for Boeing Co.’s new 737 Max, soon to be the Greyhound of the skies as it …

Aviation

How Lenders View your Income and Credit Scores

Your credit score is important for getting a loan, so you might assume that your income is part of your credit score. After all, a higher salary …

Airline cabin crew reveal their guilty secrets: from sex in the sky to short-changing passengers

Survey of aircrews discloses which countries' airlines have the most badly-behaved cabin staff (and it's not Britain)<p>From joining the mile-high club to short-changing passengers, air stewards have admitted just how often they break the rules while they are in the sky.<p>Lying to passengers about the …

Why I'm Tracking Every Single Purchase I Make in 2017

I'm going to write about the "B" word today. No, not <i>that</i>"B" word -- I'm talking about budgeting.<p>The word alone can give people fits.You might feel you don't need to budget because you already know where you're money's going (you don't).You may simply be afraid to find out where all your money goes …

Front-load your IRA in January for a bigger payoff

Happy New Year! Do you have $5,500 to spare?<p>It's an uncomfortable question, especially if your credit card is still smoking from last month.<p>But that's the amount it takes to fully fund a traditional or Roth IRA for a year, and there's a lot of value — a five-digit value — in front-loading your …

Here's How the Stock Market Works

If you're new to investing, the stock market can understandably seem confusing. However, understanding the stock market doesn't need to be too difficult. While it's impossible to explain every detail of how stocks and the stock market works in a single article, here's an overview of the …