Tag Archives: Investing
Posted on 28. Sep, 2007 by Jason Guthrie.
Total presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton proposed giving each newborn child a $5,000 bond to be used to pay for education later in life. “I like the idea of giving every baby born in America a $5,000 account that will grow over time, so when that young person turns 18, if they have finished high school, […]
Posted on 16. Aug, 2007 by Jason Guthrie.
As if you needed another reason to start a 401k, I’ve got another one for you. Just recently, my employer did something I wish others would – after 1 year of employment (when the company begins matching your contributions), you are automatically enrolled into the company’s 401k program. You can opt out, of course, but […]
Posted on 27. Jun, 2007 by Jason Guthrie.
I’m a big fan of the online payment processor PayPal. Even after having my account hijacked and thousands of dollars worth of computer equipment shipped to somewhere in the Philippines, I continue to use the service. It’s fast, easy, and cheap. Reasons thousands upon thousands have also relied upon the payment processor to handle everything […]
Posted on 27. Oct, 2006 by Jason Guthrie.
I read an interesting story this morning in the Wall Street Journal which highlighted the “boldness” of the Pioneer Cullen Value fund for owning shares of just 41 companies. For those of you who may not know, an index fund is a very diversified mutual fund – and one of my personal favorites. These funds […]
Posted on 16. Oct, 2006 by Jason Guthrie.
What Are They? An individual retirement account (IRA) is a personal savings plan that provides some tax advantages to allow you to save for retirement. The concept itself is simple, but sometimes people get bogged down in the details. Hopefully weâ€™ll answer some of the more common questions here. How Does an IRA Work? A […]