Some are controversial, but it’s a good list.
Great list http://blogs.wsj.com/experts/2014/08/08/questions-to-ask-a-potential-financial-adviser/
ESOP’s are commonly invested the company’s stock. But you do have an option to buy the Vanguard S&P 500 mutual fund (or other broad, low cost, index fund) instead. Do it. Diversify, diversify, diversify. The results of concentrating ownership are often tragic.
I’m generally skeptical of managed funds, but Dimensional is an exception. Their approach makes sense, is battle tested, and doesn’t rely on the luck of "star" stock pickers. It’s almost like a simplified, low risk hedge fund delivered through a mutual fund with very low fees.
In 1982, if you had $75MM, you would have been one of the 400 wealthiest people in the U.S. My, how times have changed.
Here are five things that weren’t bribery.
And are increasingly hard to recover.
This is the same story as A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Malkiel and Unconventional Success by David Swensen and a dozen other similar books.
Live below your means. Save aggressively. Invest at Vanguard.
She tackles some meaty topics in a clear, commonsense manner.