Daily Archives: September 12, 2018

Your Questions About FIRE, Answered

“How to Retire in Your 30s with $1 Million in the Bank,” a Times article about the FIRE movement (it stands for “financial independence, retire early”), generated a lot of reader responses. Some were dubious about the whole idea. Some expressed their own desires to exit the rat race. And …

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How to Retire in Your 30s With $1 Million in the Bank

Carl Jensen experienced what he calls “the awakening” sometime around 2012. He was a software engineer in a suburb of Denver, writing code for a medical device. The job was high-pressure: He had to document every step for the Food and Drug Administration, and a coding error could lead to …

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Robots Can Manage Your Money. But Even They Need Humans.

The robots may need some help from humans after all. The rise of so-called roboadvisers has been among the most significant changes to how consumers obtain financial planning advice in the past several years. With low minimum investment requirements and reasonable fees, the automated services have popularized a new way …

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Roboadvisers (With Human Helpers) – The New York Times

These firms use a combination of technology and human professionals to provide financial advice at prices lower than traditional advisers typically charge. (Digital-only services listed here generally provide automated-investing advice only, without help from human advisers.) Robo-product Five stand-alone financial-advice packages tailored to specific circumstances like planning for retirement or …

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