How to spend your 401k, Roth IRA, and other investment dollars
An article in the September 2016 issue of The American Prospect, titled How to Spend Your 401k and Roth IRA Money, provides a great overview of the different types of investments, and the importance of having adequate funds.
The article outlines the benefits of the various investment options, and offers a general guide for each investment.
Among the topics covered are: The different types and types of assets to invest in; How to allocate the money in your account; The various types of investment management tools to choose from; What to expect from your investment portfolio and investment choices; Which investment strategies to pursue; Who to consult if you need help; Should you start investing with a financial advisor?
The article also addresses some of the questions you might be asking yourself when deciding to start investing, and gives specific recommendations for which strategies to invest with.
For those looking to start saving for retirement, the article also provides a helpful guide on how to find a financial adviser.
It’s important to note that the articles content is written for the general population.
For people with specific investment needs, the advice provided here is a good place to start.
In addition to the investment articles in the The American Prospect series, the author of the article has also written several other articles on his personal blog, and several other blog posts on his own site.
You can find his most recent post at: www.theamericanprospect.com/blogs/the-american-prospect/investing-assets/the…