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Robin Hartill, CFP®

Robin Hartill, CFP®


Robin Hartill is a Florida-based personal finance writer and editor, and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER.™ She is a graduate of the University of Florida.

Recent articles


Here's How to Make Even More Money From Your Side Hustle

Follow these five strategies to bankroll your side hustle.


Earn $1,000 in Monthly Retirement Dividends With 5 Easy Steps

Here's what it really takes to score $1,000 a month in dividends.


5 Ways to Invest in Meme Stocks More Safely

Investing in stocks whose prices are being driven by social media buzz is tactic that comes with huge risks. But it can still deliver rewards.


Here's Exactly How to Optimize for the $3,895 Social Security Monthly Max

Will you qualify for the biggest Social Security benefit?


Is It Time to Buy the S&P 500's 3 Worst-Performing September Stocks?

Here's what you should know before you add FedEx, Las Vegas Sands, or Wynn Resorts to your portfolio.


Is the S&P 500 All You Need to Retire a Millionaire?

Yes, you can become a millionaire with one single investment.


Can Your Ex Take Your Social Security After Divorce?

As it turns out, you don't need to care.


Should You Count on Collecting Social Security Someday?

The latest estimates say Social Security's reserves will dry up one year earlier than expected. What does that mean for your retirement?


Should You Max Out Your Roth IRA in 2021?

Don't wait for a stock market correction to invest in your Roth IRA.


Can You Lose Your Social Security Over Delinquent Debt?

Here's what you need to know to protect your Social Security from creditors.

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Are You Losing 37% of Your Stock Gains by Making This Common Mistake?

This investment mistake can eat up a huge chunk of your returns.


5 Costly 401(k) Mistakes to Avoid When You Quit Your Job

Save yourself time and money by avoiding these five expensive 401(k) mistakes when you leave your job.


4 Ways to Get a Do-Over After Starting Social Security Too Soon

Regret your decision? Here are four ways to undo it.


Should You Invest in a Bitcoin IRA?

It could be a millionaire maker, but is it worth the risk?


How to Become a Millionaire With Your $175/Week Side Hustle

It doesn't take much to turn your side gig into a million bucks.


How to Build an Investment Portfolio

Learn how to build the right investment portfolio for you based on your financial goals and risk tolerance.


5 Ways I'm Preparing for the Stock Market Bubble to Burst

These steps have helped me stop panicking about the next crash.


Investing in This ETF Right Now Could Make You a Millionaire Retiree

This Vanguard fund is perfect for future multimillionaires.


How to Invest in Dogecoin During the Bear Market

Is there any safe way to invest in the Doge during a bear market?


3 Vanguard ETFs for Opportunistic Investors to Buy Right Now

These three funds could be cash cows for your portfolio.