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Mailbag: Confused by Google And Yahoo Finance

Posted by David John Marotta on 02-22-2015

Question: I don’t understand how to explain what happened to the share price. What was going on in the fund?

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Three Reasons to Engage in Gift Giving

Posted by David John Marotta & Megan Russell on 02-15-2015

The new holiday cliché is to complain about hyper-materialism, but gifts and gift giving help shape our identities.

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Grandparents: Is Your Helping Hurting Financial Aid?

Posted by Matthew Illian on 02-08-2015

With careful planning, grandparents can ensure their gifts are not impeding a grandchild's ability to access financial aid.

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Get Your Estate Plan In Order - Even If You're Only 26

Posted by Austin Fey on 02-02-2015

Today's question: What if something happens to me and I am not able to make decisions for myself?

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One Hidden Way the IRS Hurts the Bereaved

Posted by David John Marotta & Megan Russell on 01-25-2015

It is often said that the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. The IRS takes that truism to heart.

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How Much Should I Have Saved Toward College in 2015?

Posted by Matthew Illian on 01-18-2015

College savings benchmarks, 529 progress from newborn to age 18. Each year, I share the age-based benchmarks we use to ensure that our 529 college savings is on track to meet our goals.

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The Success of Freedom Investing

Posted by David John Marotta & Megan Russell on 01-17-2015

It is a simple thought experiment. Would you rather invest in South Korea or in North Korea?

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Understanding Cash Flow is Critical

Posted by David John Marotta & Megan Russell on 01-11-2015

Regardless of income level, overspending causes poverty.

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The Delirious Happiness of Free Market Choice

Posted by David John Marotta & Megan Russell on 01-04-2015

Embracing variability contributes to the libertarian ideology that freedom is the ability to choose as you see fit and specialization is highly desirable.

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Marotta's 2015 Gone-Fishing Portfolio

Posted by David John Marotta on 12-28-2014

A gone-fishing portfolio keeps investing simple.

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