Tiffany Lam-Balfour is a former investing writer and spokesperson at NerdWallet. Previously, she was a senior financial advisor and sales manager at Merrill Lynch. Her work has been featured in MSN, MarketWatch, Entrepreneur, Nasdaq and Yahoo Finance. Tiffany earned a finance and management degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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Living Trusts: What They Are and How They Work
A living trust can be a useful estate planning tool. Learn more here to see if you need one.
How Asset Allocation Impacts Your Portfolio
Asset allocation spreads your dollars across stocks, bonds and cash based on your goals, age and risk tolerance.
Put Options: What They Are and How They Work
Depending on how you think a stock might move, put options can help you make money if your view comes true.
Call Options: What They Are and How They Work
Depending on how you think a stock might move, call options can make you money if your view comes true.
Last Will and Testament: What It Is, How to Create One
Writing a will can help ensure your wishes are honored and save your loved ones from frustration at a difficult time.
Investment Diversification: What It Is and How To Do It
Diversification is the act of spreading investment dollars across a range of assets to reduce investment risk.