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How to Have the Fee Convo

Last week, we discussed the different types of financial advisers. Today: What should you ask your money pro first? Answer: You need to know what they’re charging you, so you can keep your investing costs low. Here are some common fee structures....

Save 1% More to Make a Fortune

Let’s say you’re about 40, and you make $75,000 a year. You’re reading DailyWorth, so you’re saving 10% of your income, yearly. Let’s also assume your boss gives you a 3% raise per year (thanks, Boss!), and you have $35,000 in retirement savings...

A Pro Sweetens Your Trip

I’m a diehard DIY traveler—until a travel agent saved me almost $400 on a recent flight to Ghana. The unexpected discount made me realize I’d been missing out on an obvious (if old-school) way to save time and find better deals. Here’s when to...

A Solo 401(k) Is Smarter

When I exited my magazine-editing job a few months ago to start a business as an editorial consultant, I knew the standard advice was to roll over my 401k into an IRA immediately. After talking with a few money-savvy friends, I opted to call...

Where to Stash Your Cash

Today’s belly-low interest rates pose a real challenge if you’re trying to sock away some money. Where’s the growth, when the average savings account is paying a measly 0.20%? Good news: We got the inside scoop from top money experts about the...

The Happy Truth About Boxed Wines

Let’s imagine—hypothetically—that you like to drink wine. Not enough to slur your words, but a sufficient amount to keep dinner conversations slip-sliding along. You know, then, that vino adds up fast. But the hit isn’t as big if you buy boxed...

DailyWorth Celebrates Four Years Today!

It makes me laugh when I think about the ways people responded to the idea of DailyWorth, a media company that empowers women around money, back when we launched in 2009. A former colleague on the West Coast responded: "My wife likes money. She...

10 Questions to Ask a Financial Advisor

As important as it is to understand the fundamentals of financial planning, the reality is most of us don’t have the time, knowledge and/or interest to create, implement, monitor and update a comprehensive financial plan. Working with a qualified...

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