Meet Kyle, Head Of Advisory Services At Personal Capital

Now that we’re all done with taxes (read about the benefits of filing a tax extensions if not), we thought it’d be a nice idea to introduce to you some of the people responsible for making…

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Advantages Of Filing For A Tax Extension

If you haven’t filed your 2013 taxes yet, you are probably feeling anxious as the looming April 15 deadline draws near. Filing for an extension might be the answer to your problems….

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Is Smart Indexing A Good Investment Strategy?

Before joining Personal Capital to manage this blog, I had no idea what the term “Smart Indexing” meant. I spent the last 13 years working for a couple investment banks where benchmarking…

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An Unlikely Market Leader Emerges

Market Digest – Week Ending 4/11 Selling pressure in high momentum technology, biotech and consumer stocks continued to spill over into the broader market. Stocks finished lower, with…

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Heartbleed Security Update

This week, an online security vulnerability known as “Heartbleed” was disclosed that potentially impacted a large number of sites on the Internet. Personal Capital updated its site…

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Overcoming Gender Irrationality For Better Returns

The S&P 500 returned 8.21% in the 20 years ending in 2012. Naturally, you might expect the average investor’s return to be somewhere in that neighborhood. The reality is that the…

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The Top Retirement States Based On Taxes And Lifestyle

Congrats! Your kids are out of the house, your mortgage is paid off, and you’re ready to call it quits. The only problem is: where should you retire? For those of us who want to retire…

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