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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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3 ETFs That Are Better Than Dogecoin

These ETFs carry less risk than Dogecoin, and you can potentially make a lot of money.


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Want to Retire With $2 Million? Here's How Much You Need to Invest

It's possible to build a $2 million retirement fund, but you'll need a strategy.


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A Stock Market Crash Could Be Looming. Here's Why I'm Not Worried

I'm not losing sleep over a market crash, and you shouldn't either.


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The Award for Best Beginner Stock Goes To...

New to investing? This investment may be perfect for you.


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Should You Invest in Cryptocurrency in 2021?

Investing in crypto could be lucrative. But is it right for you?

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3 Growth ETFs to Hold for Decades

These funds could help you make a lot of money over time.


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1 Vanguard ETF to Buy and Hold Forever

This ETF can help you become a millionaire.


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Forget Dogecoin: 3 Investments That Could Make You Rich

These investments are less risky than Dogecoin, but they can help you make a lot of money.


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Investors Beware: 3 Red Flags an Investment Is Too Good to Be True

Choosing the wrong investments could be a costly mistake.


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3 Tech ETFs That Could Make You a Multimillionaire

You can earn more than you may think with the right investments.

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Should You Invest in ARK ETFs Right Now?

These ETFs have experienced staggering returns. But are they right for you?


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The Biggest Investing Mistake You May Not Realize You're Making

If you're playing it safe with your investments, you could be putting your money at risk.


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3 Risky Investments That Could Cost You -- and Where to Invest Instead

Make sure you're putting your money in the right places.


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3 Vanguard ETFs That Can Turn Your Stimulus Check Into $100,000

Your stimulus check can go further than you may think.


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1 ETF I'm Going to Hold for Decades

I plan on investing in this fund for as long as I can.

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1 Investment That Can Help You Survive a Stock Market Crash

If the market crashes, this is one investment you'll want in your portfolio.


3 Safer Ways to Invest in Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a volatile investment, but there are ways to limit your risk.


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3 Vanguard Dividend ETFs That Could Make You Rich

These funds can help you build wealth and boost your passive income.


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3 Steps to Becoming a Stock Market Multimillionaire

Becoming a multimillionaire investor isn't easy, but it can be done.


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Even Tesla Can Be a Penny Stock With Fractional Shares

Buying big-name stocks is more affordable than you may think.