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Ryan Ermey


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Recent articles by Ryan:

This classic investment strategy is on track for its 'worst year ever'—here's what to do with your money

The 60/40 portfolio is supposed to give investors the best of both worlds. So far in 2022 it's been more of a double-whammy. → Read More

Quitting jobs and moving abroad: 3 stories of Americans who achieved the goal, and the money moves that helped

If you want to retire early or become financially independent, moving somewhere with a lower cost of living can be smart. Here's how some folks have done it. → Read More

The dollar is up 18%—here's why that's actually bad news for investors

A strong dollar is good for vacationers but hurts investors in multinational companies and international stocks, experts say. → Read More

Student loan forgiveness: Are people earning $125,000 really 'middle-class'? Use this calculator to find out

President Biden's student loan forgiveness program is limited to Americans earning under $125,000 or $250,000 for married couples or heads of household. → Read More

One factor is the 'best way to stack the deck' when investing—but many people ignore it

High fees charged by mutual funds and ETFs hamper growth in the value of your investments, experts say. → Read More

If your goal is to be financially independent, ask yourself 4 questions

Grant Sabatier is one of the FIRE movement's prominent millionaires. But others should think hard before jumping on the bandwagon, he says. → Read More

How to have a 'wealth mindset' instead of a 'poor mindset' as an investor, from a financial psychologist

Investors hoping to build long-term wealth avoid moves aimed at getting rich quick, say financial experts like CFP Brad Klontz. → Read More

How a 28-year-old managed to retire early and earn $16,000 a month in passive income

Real estate investments and self-published books generate enough income for this 28-year-old early retiree to live on. → Read More

'There's no truth or validity' to this cheap airfare myth, says Scott's Cheap Flights founder

Myths about finding cheap airfare could be costing you money, travel experts say. → Read More

S&P 500 officially enters bear market territory: Here's the 'No. 1 thing' a chief market strategist says to keep in mind

The S&P 500 has officially entered bear market territory. Instead of panicking, you're likely better off staying invested and diversified, experts say. → Read More

Meet the mother-daughter mutual fund team who beat 97% of their peers over the past decade

In a world of father-son teams, mutual fund managers Candace and Amelia Weir have outperformed as a rare mother-daughter duo. → Read More

The reasons for the $3.2 trillion gender investing gap, and how to bridge it

A study from BNY Mellon reveals that financial institutions do a poor job engaging with women about investing. → Read More

'A lot of people say buy the dip, which is bad advice,' says financial psychologist: Here's what to do instead

Investors are better off sticking with a steady, long-term strategy rather than trying to make big moves based on short term volatility, says Brad Klontz. → Read More

'Financial First Aid' author: Don't feel 'guilty or ashamed' about making money mistakes

Alyssa Davies recommends strategies than can get you out of financial trouble and alleviate anxiety about money along the way. → Read More

Start investing early doesn't always mean buy a home, says 'Financial First Aid' author: 'Homeownership isn't always the most viable option'

Alyssa Davies's top financial advice is common among advisors: Start investing early. She differs on some financial pros on homebuying, however. → Read More

Answers to your money questions about Elon Musk's plan to take Twitter private

You hear about companies going public all the time. Going private? Not so much. Here's everything you need to know about how these moves affect your money. → Read More

The investment that's 'the first place to start' to keep up with inflation, according to a bond strategist

So-called "I bonds" will soon offer nearly 10% in interest and come with virtually no risk of losing your money, making them a good investment for many. → Read More

'Don't panic' about recession predictions, says market strategist: Here's how to recession-proof your finances

The word "recession" is once again appearing in financial headlines. You can make moves now to help protect your finances if the economy declines. → Read More

Suze Orman: 3 investing mistakes that will likely cost you 'money in the long run'

Financial guru Suze Orman says its time to take stock of your investing strategy, especially if you're making one or more of these three unwise moves. → Read More

78% of workers ignore 'the greatest money-making asset' for retirement, says CPA. Here's what it could be costing them

Workers say getting a matching employer contribution to their 401(k) is key to a secure retirement. But they don't see starting early as equally important. → Read More