Think of Boston University management professor Zvi Bodie as the cautious dad of the investing world. MintLife’s Matthew Amster-Burton recently talked with Bodie about the new book, how to build a safety net to support your trapeze act and why diversification is overrated.
While the investment market for fine wines is saturated, the one for precious whiskeys is still expanding energetically. If you’re curious about investing in whiskey but don’t know where to start, here’s a quick primer.
The general sentiment surrounding CDs is that they are investments for risk-adverse retirees. Even if you are a long way from retirement, CDs have some peculiarities that make them worth taking a look at.
Sometimes hiring out the job of managing your investments makes sense, and sometimes you can rely on management apps to get the job done. Are portfolio management apps right for you? And if so, which one should you choose?
Matthew Amster-Burton, a MintLife personal finance expert, recently spend some time with “The Behavior Gap” author, Carl Lewis. Find out what Carl has to say about going on a “media fast”, why every financial planner should hire their own, and what he learned from losing his own home when the housing bubble finally burst.
Volatile and unpredictable at times, 401(k)s can leave their owners feeling like they are dealing with a temperamental friendship. Sometimes you just need to take a “time out” to reevaluate your retirement connection. Here are three steps to changing your 401(k)’s behavior.
Wouldn’t it be great if there were a signal telling you when to get into the stock market and when to take your money and run? According to two recent academic papers, there is such a thing. Is this too good to be true? Read more to find out.
When it comes to paying for your child’s college education, one thing is for certain: It’s going to be expensive. With tuition showing no signs of decreasing any time soon, it’s clear that simply putting away money in a regular savings account isn’t going to be enough to foot the bill. Find out which investments will help you pay for Junior’s tuition.