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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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Omicron: How Will the New Variant Affect the Stock Market?

With the latest COVID-19 variant spreading, will it affect your investing strategy?


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Married or Divorced? 3 Social Security Moves to Make Right Now

These strategies can help make the most of your benefits.


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Here's Why Ethereum Is the Next Bitcoin

Ethereum has several advantages over Bitcoin, and it could potentially overtake it as the most popular cryptocurrency.


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Better Buy: VOO or QQQ?

Which of these popular ETFs is right for your portfolio?


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Unsure About Crypto? Here's How to Invest Safely

If you're skeptical about crypto, there are still ways to invest while minimizing risk.

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Shiba Inu Is Crashing: Is It Time to Invest?

Shiba Inu's price has been falling sharply. Should you buy the dip?


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Should You Buy Ethereum While It's Still Below $5,000?

Ethereum has been reaching record highs lately. Is now the time to invest?


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1 Reason to Invest in Shiba Inu, and 2 Reasons Not To

Shiba Inu has seen incredible returns. Here's how to decide whether you should buy.


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Is Bitcoin a Good Inflation Hedge?

Can Bitcoin really hedge against inflation? Here's what you need to know.


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3 Signs You Should Start Claiming Social Security in 2022

Are you ready to start claiming benefits? Here's how to tell.

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Should You Buy Bitcoin While It's Still Below $75,000?

Bitcoin has been soaring to new heights. Is it time to invest?


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3 Ways to Invest in Cryptocurrency If You're a Risk-Averse Investor

Concerned about investing in cryptocurrency? Here are a few safer options.


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Bitcoin Reaches a Record High: Is Now the Time to Invest?

Bitcoin has been shattering records lately, and it may be time to consider buying.


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These Are My Top Risk-Averse Cryptocurrencies

Want to invest in crypto while limiting your risk? You have a few options.


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Market Crash Concerns Keeping You Up at Night? 4 Ways to Brace Your Portfolio

Here's how to protect your savings from market downturns.

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How to Buy Tesla for the Cost of a Penny Stock

Ready to invest in Tesla for as little as $1? Here's how.


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Better Buy: Shiba Inu vs. Ethereum

Which cryptocurrency is right for you?


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3 Investing Strategies to Navigate the Stock Market in 2021

These tactics can help you strengthen your portfolio as we head into the new year.


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Social Security: 2 Ways to Boost Your Benefits Up to $800 per Month

It's easier than you may think to score larger Social Security checks.


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Should You Buy Ethereum After Its Recent $4,500 High?

Ethereum has been breaking records lately. Is it time to buy?