asset allocation

5 Things Every Investor Should Know About Their Portfolio

When I first started to invest on my own at 19 through a Scottrade account, I admittedly had no idea what I was doing. I would scour through articles on the internet looking for information on the latest and greatest technology in hopes of finding a hidden gem of a company to buy stock in. I[…]

Employee Stock Purchase Plans Explained

In addition to the common 401(k) plan, employers may offer what’s known as an employee stock purchase plan, or ESPP for short. The plan allows employees additional benefits beyond the 401(k). If offered by your company, it’s almost always a good idea to participate.  How Employee Stock Purchase Plans Work All ESPPs have a few[…]