Kevin Voigt is a former staff writer for NerdWallet covering investing. He previously was a reporter with The Wall Street Journal and business producer for CNN.com in Hong Kong, where he was based for nearly two decades.
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How to Choose a Mutual Fund? Not Like This
Common mistakes include listening to friends, chasing performance, ignoring fees and being too cool for bonds.
Best-Performing REITS: How to Invest in Real Estate Investment Trusts
Real estate investment trusts are a way for you to invest in commercial real estate property without actually buying and managing those properties yourself.
Mutual Funds: What They Are and How to Invest
Investing in mutual funds can help you build a diversified portfolio quickly. Here's how to choose and buy mutual funds.
Stock Market Basics: What Beginner Investors Should Know
The stock market isn't like your grocery store: To buy and sell stocks, you must shop through a licensed brokerage, which makes trades on your behalf.
What Are Bonds and How Do They Work?
A bond is a loan to a company or government. It pays investors a fixed rate of return. See how they may work for you.
What Is Stock?
A stock is a type of investment that represents an ownership share in a company. Investors buy stocks that they think will go up in value over time.
What Is an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)?
Want the ease of stock trading, but diversification benefits of mutual funds? ETFs combine the best of both.
Roth IRA Conversion: Definition And Rules
A Roth conversion turns a qualified employer sponsored retirement plan into a Roth IRA. It can bring long-term tax benefits, but you may face a tax bill.
Mutual Fund Fees: A Guide for Beginners
Mutual fund fees generally fall into two big buckets: Annual fund operating expenses and shareholder fees.