7 of the Best Investments for a Recession

When the economy seems to be in turmoil, worries about job losses around every corner, and problems coping with skittish stock market readings, it’s easy to see why so many people believe a recession is around the corner. Economist predictions say similar, which means that it’s time to stock up on suitable investments that can weather … Keep Reading

Understanding PERS 2 and PERS 3

If you are a state employee looking at retirement benefits and are having to choose between PERS 2 and PERS 3, you only have 90 days to make a decision before you are automatically enrolled in PERS 3. This article should help you understand both plans so you can make an informed decision. What’s the … Keep Reading

Understanding Realized Income

If you’ve been investing a while or are just getting started, chances are you’ve come across the term realized income. What exactly is Realized Income? That’s what we’re going to discuss here! Realized income is the summation of all income that is actually received when earned and consists of all income from sales, work, services, … Keep Reading

Does E-Trade Offer a Solo 401(k)?

If you own your own business with no additional employees, you may want to start a Solo 401(k). One of the biggest Brokerages out there that is E-Trade. Does E-Trade offer a solo 401(k)? E-Trade offers a Solo 401(k) plan which they refer to as an Individual 401(k). The contribution limits are $57,000 under 50 … Keep Reading

Why Should I Buy Dividend Stocks?

When I started investing, I didn’t know about dividends. In fact, the only thing I knew was that you’re supposed to buy stocks when the price is low and selling them when the price is high. The first time I found out, was when I looked in my brokerage account and had a notification that … Keep Reading