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Katie Brockman

Katie Brockman

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Katie Brockman is a personal finance and retirement writer who enjoys geeking out about 401(k)s, budgeting, and Social Security. When she's not providing unsolicited financial and retirement advice to anyone who will listen, she enjoys reading, drawing and painting, and walking dogs at her local animal shelter.

Recent articles

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Want to Retire a Millionaire With Zero Effort? This Investment Can Get You There.

It's easier than you may think to become a millionaire with the stock market.


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Is $100 Enough to Start Investing? 3 Ways to Invest for Next to Nothing

You don't need to have a lot of money to start investing.


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4 Unstoppable Investments That Can Send Your Portfolio to the Moon

Ready to boost your savings? These investments can help you generate long-term wealth.


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September Sell-Off: Should You Sell Your Stocks Right Now?

With the stock market starting to dip, is now the right time to sell?


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Are You Eligible for the $3,895 Max Social Security Benefit?

Here's how to determine whether you'll receive the maximum benefit amount.

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Investing in the Stock Market? 3 Steps to Double Your Money

You can earn more than you may think by investing in the stock market.


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How Has Nvidia Soared 70% This Year, But Still Costs Only $1?

Nvidia has experienced phenomenal growth, but that doesn't mean it has to be expensive.


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Is It Safe to Invest in the Stock Market Right Now?

If the market is headed toward a downturn, should you still invest?


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How Will Your Social Security Benefits Stack Up to the $1,557 Average?

Are you on track to earn a higher-than-average benefit amount?


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Can You Really Retire a Multimillionaire With S&P 500 ETFs?

Here's what it takes to reach multimillionaire status.

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3 Reasons Claiming Social Security at 70 Could Be a Mistake

You might be better off filing for benefits sooner rather than later.


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Should You Invest in Cardano Right Now?

Cardano has experienced explosive gains lately. But is it the right investment for you?


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Will the Stock Market Crash in 2021? 3 Things to Know

If a market downturn is looming, you need to be prepared.


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Can Penny Stocks Make You Rich? 3 Things to Know

Penny stocks can be a tempting investment, but are they right for you?


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3 Unstoppable ETFs That Can Turn $1,000 Into $100,000

These ETFs can help kick your savings into high gear.

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3 Steps to Retiring With $2 Million or More

It's possible to retire a multimillionaire with the right plan.


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Is Social Security Going Bankrupt? 3 Reasons Not to Worry

Social Security benefits could be cut, but the news isn't as bad as it may seem.


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Is It Safer to Pull Your Money Out of the Stock Market Now?

If a market downturn is looming, should you withdraw now or stay invested?


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Is the S&P 500 All You Need to Retire a Millionaire?

You can earn more than you may think with this investment.


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How to Retire With $1 Million on a $40,000 Salary

You don't have to be rich to save $1 million or more.