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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 Reasons to Hold Your Investments During a Recession

Selling during a market downturn could do more harm than you think.


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3 Reasons Stock Price Doesn't Matter

It has less of an impact than you might think.


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Dogecoin Is Crashing: Is Now the Time to Invest?

Dogecoin is on sale right now, but should you buy?


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3 Reasons You Shouldn't Invest Like Billionaires Do

Investing like a billionaire could potentially do more harm than good.


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Should Investors Be Stashing Cash Right Now?

A market crash could be looming. Should you be worried?

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3 Ways to Start Investing With $100 or Less

It's easier than you may think to invest without breaking your budget.


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Dogecoin: 3 Questions to Tell Whether It's Time to Invest

Is Dogecoin the right investment for you? Here's help in finding out.


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3 Lessons All Investors Can Learn From Bitcoin

Even if you're not buying cryptocurrency, there are ways that Bitcoin can make you a smarter investor.


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1 Major Risk of Investing in Dogecoin

Dogecoin's price may be surging, but that doesn't mean it's a good investment.


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Should You Buy the Crypto Dip? 3 Things to Know

Buying the dip can be a smart way to invest on a budget. But is it the right time to buy crypto?

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2 Reasons to Invest in Ethereum -- and 1 Reason Not to

Is now the time to invest in Ethereum?


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Dogecoin vs. the S&P 500: Which Is More Likely to Make You Rich?

Dogecoin has experienced explosive growth, but the S&P 500 has a longer track record. Which one is the better option?


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Should You Invest in SafeMoon Right Now?

SafeMoon is exploding in popularity, but is it the right investment for you?


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Why Warren Buffett Picked the S&P 500 to Win the Investing Race

The S&P 500 can take you further than you may think.


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Crypto Crash: 3 Things You Need to Know

Whether you've invested or not, there are a few things to know about the latest crypto crash.

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Which Is Safer: Stocks or Cryptocurrency?

Which investment is right for you?


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Want $3,895 Per Month in Social Security Benefits? Here's How to Get It

These three steps can boost your benefit amount by thousands of dollars.


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Ethereum: 3 Things to Know Before You Invest

Ethereum's price may be dropping, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.


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3 Things You Should Never, Ever Do When the Stock Market Crashes

Don't let these mistakes wreck your investment portfolio.


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Crypto Is Crashing: Is Now the Time to Invest?

Should you buy when prices are lower?