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Ask GFC 032: How Does 401(k) Vesting Work?

We talk a lot about retirement plans here on Good Financial Cents, but one part of the retirement subject we don’t discuss enough is 401(k) vesting. Not all plans have it, but many do. And some have very generous employer matches, making the question of 401(k) vesting an important one. An Ask GFC reader asked […]

15 Tips for a Happy Retirement

After the 2008 financial crisis Steve and Mary made the tough choice to delay their retirement. Even though their savings was adequate, it just didn’t feel right. They had a vision of their “happy retirement” – spending time with their grandkids, buying a small lake house, traveling to Greece – and none of that seemed likely […]

Wealthfront Review – Affordable Hands-Off Investing for Everyone

Wealthfront is an online, automated investment platform, commonly referred to as a “robo-advisor”. Wealthfront, and other similar investment platforms, are referred to as robo-advisors because your investment portfolio is both designed and managed by proven computer algorithms. The platform constructs your portfolio with a small number of exchange traded funds (ETFs) that are representative of […]

15 Ways To Invest Small Amounts Of Money (and turn it into a large amount of money)

In 16 Ways to Invest $100 I gave suggestions on how to invest when you have just a few dollars. In this article I want to take it up a notch, which is to say how can you invest when you have more than a few dollars, but not the thousands that traditional investment vehicles […]

How to Become a Millionaire (from $20k of debt to successful entrepreneur)

How can you become a millionaire? Here’s the story of how I went from having $20,000 in debt to becoming a millionaire, plus some of the lessons I learned along the way: ​Do you have what it takes to become a millionaire? I’m going to be really honest here. For years, I never imagined I […]