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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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4 Signs You'll Be a Millionaire Investor Someday

Do you have what it takes to let your portfolio turn you into a millionaire?


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This Vanguard Fund Is the Bitcoin of ETFs

Is it time to invest in this high-risk, high-reward ETF?


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Got $1,000 to Invest? Here's How to Turn It Into $45,000 With Zero Effort

This investing approach can help you make money without lifting a finger.


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3 Ways to Get Your Retirement Savings Back on Track Before It's Too Late

These strategies can give your savings a serious boost.


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3 Signs You're Ready to Invest in Bitcoin

Find out if it's time to take the plunge.

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Let's Abandon These 3 Stock Market Myths for a More Profitable Future

Make the most of your money by avoiding these myths.


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4 Best Investing Tips for People Who Don't Follow the Market

You don't need to follow the market to be a successful investor.


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5 Essential Tips to Get Started With DIY Investing

It's easier than you may think to begin investing in the stock market.


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3 Great Ways to Invest Your $1,400 Stimulus Check

These investments can supercharge your stimulus money.


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This 1 Stock Market Chart Will Make You a Smarter Investor

It's easier than you may think to boost your savings.

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3 Things Keeping You From Getting Rich in the Stock Market

Don't let these mistakes hold you back.


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How to Invest in Tesla Stock for Just $1

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


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3 Dividend ETFs That Could Make You a Millionaire

It's easier than you may think to get rich with dividend ETFs.


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3 Risky Investments That Could Cost You a Fortune

These investments may look promising, but they're more dangerous than you may think.


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This Vanguard ETF Could Make You a Multimillionaire With Zero Effort

Getting rich in the stock market doesn't have to be difficult.

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Ready to Supercharge Your Passive Income? 3 Dividend Stocks You Can't Go Wrong With

Investing in these stocks could result in hundreds or thousands of dollars in passive income.


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4 Reasons You Should Not Invest Like a Woman

Here's how investing like a woman could affect your investments.


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Should You Invest in S&P 500 Index Funds Right Now?

This investment can be great, but it's not for everyone.


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3 Investments That Can Double Your $1,400 Stimulus Check With No Effort

It's easier than you may think to double your stimulus money.


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4 Vanguard ETFs That Could Make You a Millionaire

Invest consistently in any of these funds, and you could make a lot of money.