Mark Kim

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These Are the Worst 7 Money Habits You Didn't Know You Had—and How to

If you can pay your bills—without charging so much as your Netflix bill to your credit card—and still manage to sock away a few bucks every month into savings, you’re ahead of the money game in a lot of ways. But you could be still be sabotaging your ability to grow financially with bad money …

Personal Finance

Avoid These Three 401(k) Eaters

I’m always on the lookout for ways to make a 401(k)-type plan more profitable, but there’s so much middleman junk built into these programs. Most people don’t even know how to sort out the bad stuff.<p>In his new book Empire of the Fund, law professor William Birdthistle has not only found quite a few …

4 Ways to Build a Productive Sales Culture

All businesses face opportunity costs. In the case of a sales organization, money, time, and effort allocated to accounts A and B are resources not available for accounts C, D, and so on. That reality drives the distinction between effectiveness (optimization by doing the right things) and …

What The Heck Is A W-2? A Beginners' Guide To Filing Taxes In 2015

<i>UPDATE: For tips on filing your taxes in 2016 — on your 2015 income– check out our updated guide.</i><p>Tax season has officially begun. That means once you have the appropriate paperwork (more on that later) you can go online to e-file your tax return. You technically have until April 15 to file and pay …

5 Steps to Start Saving for Retirement

Those of us who have been managing our own portfolios for years sometimes forget just how overwhelming and complicated it can seem in the beginning. …

Retirement

3 Critical 401(k) Mistakes to Avoid

Three Motley Fool analysts offer insights into the biggest mistakes you can make with your 401(k).<p>American employers are increasingly dropping …

Why Annuities Can Be A Good Choice For Retirement

Should you consider an annuity for your retirement savings? Few financial products provoke the discussion that annuities do. Yet annuities, which have been around in one form or another since ancient Roman times, are increasingly gaining attention as more Americans find themselves having to rely on …

Come On, Apple Fans, It's Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It

The message was clear:<p>Apple is getting its clock cleaned by Samsung, which is now by far the dominant smartphone maker in the world. (Samsung had 32% of the global market in Q3, the same share as a year ago. Apple, meanwhile, had only 12% of the market, down from 14% a year ago.)<p>Yes, both companies …

Markets