Stock Market

How much money you need to save each day to become a millionaire by age 65

Becoming rich is nothing more than a matter of committing and sticking to a systematic savings and investment plan.

If you want to get rich, start investing- and start as early as you possibly can.  

To illustrate the simplicity of building wealth over time, Bach created a chart detailing how much money you need to set aside each day, month, or year in order to have $1 million saved by the time you're 65.   

Next time you consider running to Starbucks for a $4 latte, think about this chart and consider redirecting that coffee cash to your savings.  Check it out. 

The Big Lesson From 2016 for Your Retirement Planning

Here's what you should take away from the year that included Brexit and Trump's election.

When it comes to takeaways that can improve your retirement planning and investing, I think there’s one big lesson we should all draw from 2016.

The 10 Best Stocks of 2016

Stocks have shot higher in the final weeks of the year, with major indexes breaking new records day after day and the Dow grasping for 20,000. The S&P 500 is on track to return 11% this year.

Trump's victory has helped several sectors rack up.

Click below for the ten biggest winners in the S&P 500, based on total return.

The stock market has already picked the next U.S. president

Keep an eye on the stock market from August 1 through October 31.  If stocks go up during that three month stretch, expect Clinton to win.  If stocks slide, Trump will likely prevail.  

The stock market has regularly predicted who will win the presidency in an election year. Now, the report for this year is out, and unless something major happens, here's who's going to take the White House on Nov. 8th. 

Stocks Have Best Month in 4 Years

It's a treat, not a trick, for investors.  October ended as the strongest month for equities in four years.  Stocks finished lower Friday, but still recorded their biggest monthly gains since October 2011.  The October rally followed two brutal months for stocks, when equities sold off on global growth fears.   Why such a strong October in stocks?  To learn more click on the link below. 

What Fantasy Football Can Teach You About Investing

If you’re like me, you recently drafted players for your Fantasy Football team. As you sat online with thousands of other fans and fanatics scattered nationwide, chatting about and nabbing the best running backs, quarterback and kickers for your imaginary team, you may feel you learn little about investing. Wrong call.           

Fantasy Football is a billion dollar business that has more to do with investing than you might think.  The thought process involved with picking and managing your team can be similar to investing in your 401(k).                          

Here are mistakes to avoid on the make-believe gridiron and in our very real stock market.

How to keep this crazy stock market from driving you nuts!

How do I stop the market from making me crazy?

The current market is a reminder that days sometimes feel long, while years pass quickly. Don’t confuse that feeling and make long-term moves based on what’s happening on any given day. That’s how years pass and you wind up short of your goals, when the odds were in your favor that staying the course would have paid off.

Read more by clicking on link below.