Articles under “retirement planning”

The Miracle of Compound Interest

Compound interest is the magic force that stimulates the wild proliferation of an investment when it’s left alone for long enough — but there’s one important thing you have to do for it to work. Let us explain exactly how your money grows on itself.

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Comparing Wealthfront’s Free Financial Planning with Personal Finance Calculators

Here, we’ll compare the main features of using Wealthfront’s free financial planning service with online personal finance calculators.

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A 401(k) Won’t Get You There

There are a ton of misconceptions on the best way to find financial security, but there is one in particular that kills me every time I hear it: “I have a 401(k) and my company matches it so I’m good, right?” Wrong! I can’t fault people for thinking this — it’s been ingrained into our generation.

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