When it comes to financial wisdom, few people merit as much attention as Warren Buffett. The man renowned as the “Sage of Omaha” built a billion-dollar empire from scratch, all the while maintaining modest spending habits that are the envy...
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 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.
Wall Street psychotherapist Christopher Bayer’s recent claims that 10% of people in the financial services sector are psychopaths has garnered much online buzz. Could he be right? Read more to find out.
MintLife is continuing their contribution to Financial Literacy Month by tacking another personal finance topic: mutual funds. Read more to learn the basics of mutual funds, including which ones to invest in and some of the disadvantages of taking this investment route.
Dan Solin is back and he is discussing an alternative investment that has significant tax benefits: cash value life insurance. Read more to see if this investment is right for you and why you shouldn’t fall prey to one of the most harmful mantras in the investing world.
April is financial literacy month and to celebrate, MintLife will be taking a look at one basic investing topic each week this month. This week’s topic is equities. Want to know more about what an equity is? Read on to find out.
If you invest in mutual funds, you will likely owe taxes on your holdings and your tax hit could be substantial. Read more to find out how you can lower your tax liability to take the bite out of tax time.
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.