A reader on the Mint.com Facebook page writes: What are the best retirement savings tools for Americans living abroad? I can’t invest in an IRA or 401(k) with foreign-earned income. But I’m young, I have disposable income, and I’d like...
Investing columnist Matthew Amster-Burton has been answering questions from the Mint.com Facebook page and Twitter. This week: questions about 401(k)s and other retirement plans. Rolling over a 401(k) to a Roth IRA Al asks: Can I roll my 401(k) into my Roth IRA...
MintLife columnist and personal finance expert, Matthew Amster-Burton, is answering more questions from the Mint.com Facebook fan page. See what he has to say about how to choose investments for your retirement plan.
Leaving town means more than just remembering to lock the front door — there are financial matters to take care of, too. Matthew Amster-Burton, finance expert and MintLife columnist, is sharing his personal pre-vacation financial checklist.
Instead of taking a look at your savings rate to evaluate your personal finances, maybe it’s time to measure your overhang. Read on to learn more about what overhang means and how this concept can help you live below your means.
The debate over active vs. passive investing continues, as we explore investing in emerging markets. Matthew Amster-Burton, MintLife columnist and passive investor, spoke with Jerry Webman, chief economist at OppenheimerFunds, author and active investor, about how to invest in emerging markets.
Matthew Amster- Burton, MintLife columnist and personal finance expert, is answering another question straight off the Mint.com Facebook wall. See what he has to say about money management for freelancers and people with other irregular income like commission and bonus checks.
Zac Bissonnette is out with a new book, “How to Be Richer, Smarter, and Better-Looking Than Your Parents,” an all-around personal finance book for young people. MintLife’s Matthew Amster-Burton had a chance to sit down with Bissonnette to talk about one popular flavor of trouble: credit cards.