Investing

How to Save $5,000 in a Year

How to Save $5,000 in a Year

Don’t Give Up That Latte
Financial expert David Bach coined the now-famous phrase “latte factor” more than a decade ago to illustrate the thousands of dollars you could save over time by giving up your daily latte. The…

Investing in Your 20s and 30s (Part 3)

Investing in Your 20s and 30s (Part 3)

Last month I shared with you an article about how you can invest your money, and the feature before that I explained why investing is so important. Today, as promised, I will walk you through exactly how to choose the…

Investing in Your 20s and 30s, Part 2

Investing in Your 20s and 30s, Part 2

If you’ve read “Investing 101 (Part 1),” you understand why investing is so important. Now, let’s move on to ways of actually investing your money. For simplicity’s sake, I’ll cover…

Investing in Your 20s and 30s

Investing in Your 20s and 30s

I often hear women in their 20s and early 30s say that they do not have enough money to start investing. I don’t believe it! I believe everyone has enough money to start investing if they make it…

I Found My Portfolio in My Own Wallet

I Found My Portfolio in My Own Wallet

One of my favorite sayings is, “A budget can tell you that you can’t afford something — but it won’t stop you from buying it.”

We all work so hard to earn our money…

5 Facts for Finding the Right Financial Advisor

5 Facts for Finding the Right Financial Advisor

Does your current financial advisor treat you like a number? Do you feel like you can’t trust your advisor to work with your best interests in mind?

According to business strategy advisors The Boston Consulting Group, more than…

Invest in Women’s Human Rights

Invest in Women’s Human Rights

Let’s talk about urgent human rights issues for women and girls — violence against women, slavery and trafficking, and more. Trafficking isn’t just an issue far away: 50,000 people are trafficked into the United States…

How Happy Hour Can Make You a Smarter Investor

How Happy Hour Can Make You a Smarter Investor

One evening last week, I had after-work cocktails with some of the women from our TD Ameritrade marketing department. The Sauvignon blanc was flowing and the conversation turned to investing. “I really want to learn how to invest…

Are Women More Risk-Averse Investors?

Are Women More Risk-Averse Investors?

A lot of what I know about investing I learned from women: my mother, personal finance pioneers Sylvia Porter and Jane Bryant Quinn, and a host of smart Certified Financial Planners.

They weren’t timid. They took risks. They made…

Diversity in Angel Investing Groups

Diversity in Angel Investing Groups

Joining an angel investor group provides a host of benefits to members. Angels can share deal flow and due diligence with a group of people, and can talk about companies, the market, industries, and more with interesting people of varied…

What Are Robo-Advisors?

What Are Robo-Advisors?

Robo-advisors: They sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, but really they’re the latest — techiest — trend in investing. And they’re seriously shaking up the financial industry.

A robo-advisor is a digital platform that automates…

The ABC’s of Portfolio Investing

The ABC’s of Portfolio Investing

You’re looking at last year’s holdings in your investment portfolio and wondering if the returns you earned justified the fees you paid. While many investors rely on third party rating services such as Morningstar’s…

3 Reasons to Become an Angel Investor in the New Year

3 Reasons to Become an Angel Investor in the New Year

As the new year approaches, we all make resolutions to improve ourselves in some way or another. When making your list of resolutions this year, go beyond treadmills and inbox organization, and include angel investing. Here are three reasons becoming…