As a follow-up to the Roth IRA movement day a few months ago, Matthew-Amster Burton is discussing the details of using a Roth IRA as an emergency fund. Read more to see if this is a good option for you.
Matthew Amster-Burton, a MintLife personal finance columnist, is answering a recent question from a mint.com Facebook Fan: Any investments for people with very little to invest? Read on to see what he has to say.
If you are trying to collect charitable donations from family and friends, managing the process can be a total nightmare. Here are two sites that offer donation management services to help you reach your goals without the grief.
If you are saving money for the future, choosing between active and passive investing is one of the most important decisions you will make. Before the debate between active and passive investing even begins, you have to first understand the difference between the two.
Many reimbursement forms, including some from the IRS or your Health Savings Account provider, come in PDF form. Unfortunately, many of these PDF files cannot be filled out online, forcing you to print them out and manually enter the fields. Read more to learn how to fill out these cumbersome forms electronically, saving you both time and money.
MintLife columnist, Matthew Amster-Burton, is answering a reader question this week. See what he has to say about high-income MAGI and how to save for retirement when your employer doesn’t offer a 401(k).
These days, low interest rates aren’t exactly news to anyone and according to a recent study, rates are going to stay low for the next couple of years. What if you want to put your savings somewhere that is easily accessible and low-risk? Read on to learn what you can do about today’s low interest rates.
FutureAdvisor, which launched last week, is the latest portfolio analysis and design tool to hit the market. MintLife’s Matthew Amster-Burtion recently gave it a test run. Did it live up to his expectations? Read more to find out.
The Roth IRA Movement is a rare spectacle and the brainchild of Jeff Rose, a certified financial planner and personal finance blogger. Read on to find out why you need to participate in this event right now.
Is now the time to buy your first home, before rates and prices go up? MintLife’s Matthew Amster-Burton interviewed Jane Hodges, author of “Rent vs. Own,” on how to take a balanced look at this emotional subject.