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How To Invest In A 401(k) Or 403(b) Plan (Intern Financial Survival Series)

Welcome to residency, new interns! Your formal schooling is complete, and you are now working for a real paycheck. While you will be supervised by your attendings during residency, you now have “adult” money things to worry about, like managing a paycheck and investing for retirement. As part of the Intern Financial Survival Series, let’s […]

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Forum Mailbag: Mutual Fund Underperformance, Telemedicine, Bond Ratings, and More!

There is so much great information on personal finance forums. I regularly participate on several message boards, including Bogleheads, White Coat Investor, and Rockstar Finance. This is a roundup of my favorite discussions happening around the internet. 1. Bogleheads: Why Mutual Funds Underperform Question: Matjen posted an article from Bloomberg, “The Math behind Futility”. He was […]

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How The 2017 Stock Picks of Time, Fortune, and Forbes Have Done So Far (Q1 2017)

Every year, most of the popular finance (and non-finance) magazines will write articles making stock picks for the upcoming year. Inevitably, the article gets quickly forgotten once the ball drops on Times Square. I don’t know many people who actually follow these picks, but it always makes for good reading. Let’s look at the 2017 stock […]

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Building a Vanguard Three-Fund Portfolio (Or Other Simple Index Fund Portfolios)

[Welcome, Rockstar Finance readers! This article was featured on 4/12/17. If you’re new to the WSP community, I encourage you to start here! -WSP]. Investing doesn’t have to be complicated. I’ve spent nearly twenty years studying the financial markets. I majored in finance and worked as a trader at a major Wall Street investment bank. […]

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