What is the Rule of 72?

Are you considering investing money? If so, you should know about the Rule of 72. It helps you determine how long it will take for your money to grow a certain amount. The Rule of 72 allows you to figure out how long it will take for an investment to double at a given annual…

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When should I start investing?

Printed picture of the Dow Jones performance chart that shows a financial rollercoaster of dips and increases in the stock market

You may have heard the Chinese proverb: the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now. The same is true with investing. If you think you’ll have time to get started later, you should see how that’s working out for older generations. The power of compound interest If…

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Investing 101: Stocks, Bonds, and More

Pyramid blocks showing investing risk

One of the most common questions I get asked is about investing. How should I start investing? What investment options do you recommend? What is a low-risk investing option? Don’t worry, we’re going to get there. But first, let’s start with something more basic. Investing is a means to an end, not an end itself…

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