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Catherine Brock

Catherine Brock


Catherine grew up in Southern California wearing a lot of black and trying to perfect the art of sarcasm. Prior to joining The Fool as a contract writer, Catherine was climbing the corporate ladder in marketing roles and dabbling in too many side hustles. When she's not writing, she can be found riding a horse in the country or shopping online for clothes.

Recent articles


3 Reasons to Dip Into Crypto in 2022 -- and 2 Reasons Not To

The crypto economy is seeing positive trends, but it's not for the faint of heart.


5 Financial Resolutions That Should Be on Every Investor's List

You can act on these resolutions right now.


The Best Reason to Take Social Security Long Before Age 70

Read this before you commit to holding out for your highest Social Security benefit.


New to the Stock Market? 3 Investments You Can't Go Wrong With

These funds are easy, quality entry points to investing.


Is 2022 the Year You Start Investing?

Answer four questions to see if you're ready.


3 Reasons To Invest in Blue-Chip Stocks in 2022

Quality stocks may provide the shelter your portfolio needs.


Start ESG Investing in 2022 With These 5 ETFs

2022 could be a good year for ESG investors. Will you be one of them?


Your 401(k) Millionaire Action Plan for 2022

In 2022, make headway with your retirement savings.


Will a 2022 Bear Market Delay Your Retirement?

Take these four steps to protect your retirement timeline.


How Has AMC Soared 1,300% This Year, But Still Costs Only $1?

This investing hack makes it easy to invest on a budget.


2 Ways to Invest $640 Monthly for $1 Million at Retirement

Retirement investing doesn't have to be complicated.


How to Retire With $1 Million on a Teacher's Salary

Building wealth for retirement is probably easier than you think.


2 Pros and 2 Cons of Working in Retirement

There are financial and quality-of-life impacts to consider.


How to Add $570,000 to Your 401(k) Balance at Retirement

It's literally free money.


4 Reasons to Stop Worrying About a Market Crash

Here's why you should calm your mind -- and what to do instead.


Burned by the Stock Market? Consider These ETFs Instead

For the investor who believes in safety first.


How Much Should You Really Save to Your HSA?

In four steps, you'll calculate an ideal HSA contribution.


This Is the Average 401(k) Balance After Investing for 5 Years

These numbers may surprise you.


1 Easy Move to Add $13,000 to Your HSA Balance in 10 Years

Use your HSA to its fullest potential to maximize your wealth.


What Is a Qualified Opinion?

The qualified opinion defined, plus questions to ask when you see one.