Volatile Market Pep Talk: Discipline Can Set You Free
January 18, 2019—As I draft this piece, the markets have been throwing a lot of knuckleballs. If only we weren’t human, investing would be easy, even when the pitches go wild. Staying in the game really only requires a few sustainable skills: disciplined saving, sensible investing, objective oversight, and patient resolve.
4 Tips for Properly Investing Your 401(k)
January 4, 2019—A s volatile as financial markets have been, you may be finding it challenging to make sense of them lately. When your money is in a tax-sheltered 401(k) or similar company-sponsored retirement plan, things may seem even murkier. Here are 4 practical tips to guide the way.
Two Years, Fifty Posts – Some 2018 “Best-Of” Financial Quotes
December 21, 2018 – Hip, hip, hooray! Almost two years ago, I wrote my first Inside NoVA “Your Money” column. Today’s installment represents my 50th one. Plus it’s year-end. What better time to kick back and coast a bit?