Victor Abraham

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How 401(k)s created a class of suckers to be fleeced by the investor class

America's 1% have waged a long war on defined-benefits pensions, insisting that America could prepare for retirement by putting their money into …

Five Best Price Tracking Tools

Figuring out the best time to buy something requires constant watch over ever-fluctuating online prices, and some knowledge of how prices have …

Handcrafted shipping container home asks $125K

The architect reveals how he built it<p>Like living in an adventure van—or dare we say, the tiny home craze—moving into a recycled shipping container house can have great appeal to some. Shipping containers can be a cheaper, paired-down, and more eco-friendly alternative to traditional homes. But …

6 Things No One Ever Tells You About Retirement

To make your retirement years truly golden, understand what may be coming your way.<p>Many of us look forward to retirement as the reward for a lifetime …

Brutally Honest, Factual Expertise About Annuities

Stan The Annuity Man is the most read and listened to annuity commentator in the country. The message is clear, and the facts are undisputed. The …

Annuities

11 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

We've pointed out some of the best personal-finance books to read and podcasts to listen to.<p>If those didn't strike a chord or fit in to your busy …

Richard Thaler: 5 crucial money saving and life wisdoms from the 2017 Economic Nobel Prize winner

For much of the 20th century, many economists assumed people behaved rationally and in their own self-interest. If a person goes to the store and is …

Wind power is now cheaper than nuclear – the energy revolution is happening | John Sauven

Far-sighted government policy means the cost of offshore wind energy has halved. The benefits in terms of climate change and UK jobs will be enormous<p>In March I went to see Henrik Poulsen, the boss of Dong Energy, in Copenhagen. Never heard of him or his company? You are not alone, but the chances …

Wind Power

3 Mistakes You're Likely to Make After Retiring

Don't let these blunders zap your retirement bliss. Learn how to avoid them instead.<p>Countless working Americans look forward to retirement, so much …

Retirement

High-tech, tricked-out tiny homes bring new meaning to the simple life

When people think of tiny homes, words like “simple,” “off the grid,” or even “cramped” probably come to mind.<p>And while it’s true that many tiny home …

What to Do If You Were Affected by the Equifax Hack [Updated]

Equifax’s “security incident” earlier this week affected 143 million Americans. That’s a huge number of people, which means that the chances that …

How 1 Super-Simple System Can Slay Your Money Woes

Does your income vanish every month, leaving you short on funds? Try this system to find and fix the problem.<p>There's a reason so few people create …

I ditched my financial advisor for an app, and saving money has never been easier

At the risk of sounding cliché, I'm a millennial with almost no investing experience. I have a 401(k) retirement account, but all my non-retirement savings has been stashed in a standard savings account from Bank of America.<p>With interest rates low and my savings not doing much, I decided it was …

Apps

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP address has been blocked due to a pattern of suspected noncompliance with the Terms of Use for the Move Family of Web …

Delta Will Promote Pilots to Captain—if They Can Fly This Aging Plane

Since almost the beginning of the commercial airline business, junior pilots have had to toil years in the second chair waiting to win a pair of …

Potential Carbon Capture Game Changer Nears Completion - MIT Technology Review

On a small lot between Houston and the Gulf Coast, in an industrial zone packed with petrochemical factories and gas pipelines, a little-known …

Fossil Fuels

Every Apple Inc. iPhone Released This Year Will Have Wireless Charging

The proof is in the supply chain.<p>One of the features that <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) is rumored to be bringing to its upcoming iPhones, which are reportedly …

Wireless Charging

Retirement Strategy: No, The World Is Not Sinking, But You'd Better Look Down

I do not want to sound like a broken record, but I will sound like one anyway! Now is not the time to buy the dips, in my opinion. Here are my …

Undervalued Dividend Growth Stock of the Week: Kroger Co. (KR)

<i>Are dirty deeds done dirt cheap?</i><p>Only AC/DC would know the answer to that question.<p>But good deeds are definitely not expensive, and they can radically …

'Granny pods' become a solution for retirees with limited budgets

Like many boomers, Jane Baldwin faced a difficult question: "Where do I go next?"<p>The 67-year-old retiree was living alone in Wyoming, and had grown …

I Studied Millionaires for 5 Years and Everyone Asks Me the Same Question About Getting Rich

Hardly anyone gets rich overnight.<p>One of the questions I get asked often from my readers/followers is:<p><i>How long does it take before good habits begin</i> …

4 Habits of Retirement Super Savers

Find out how some Americans are investing five figures for retirement each year. You might learn some ways to turbocharge your own savings.<p>Are you …

Retirement

How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

Profit

Should You Invest or Pay Off Debt?

One of the great things about being a blogger is that I learn something new almost every day. I was doing some research for this post and found that …

The best planners for students and professionals

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Self-improvement is a big business. Who doesn't want to get thinner, fitter, richer, more successful — or just be happier? But to achieve …

Weddings

How to make your teen into a millionaire

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Gary Sidder set up Roth IRAs for his sons when they turned 13. Each year, the Littleton, …

Retirement

Top Risks to a Good Retirement Plan Part I | Investopedia

Ask any experienced financial planner what causes a retirement plan to fail, and they will likely agree that it is never a result of bad portfolio …

Do This Before Including ‘Factors’ in Your Portfolio

The best and brightest research on investing may sound like a sure thing, but before venturing off into Ph.D.-level academia, investors should master …

5 jobs that will grow 30 percent over the next decade

These are somewhat uncertain economic times. Despite the fact that the unemployment rate is 4.3 percent — the lowest it's been in years — fears about the future persist. Many workers are concerned about automation and how it will impact their profession. Also, wages are growing slowly and have been …

Employment

What is Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE)?

Everyone dreams of achieving financial independence from work and the possibility of retiring early to focus on pursuits that are more personally …

Retirement