Jeff Rose

Jeff Rose

Staff Writer

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Investing Ideas that Avoid the Stock Market

Investing requires resolve and a long-term vision, but it doesn’t actually have to involve the stock market. Here’s a guide to non-stock investing options: Precious metals During the Great Recession, precious metal commodities like gold and silver were all the rage. As the stock market lost more than 50 percent of its value, gold and silver started a monumental rise in price. Gold went from around $600 per ounce in 2007 to peak at $1,900…

How to avoid hiring a shady financial adviser

This article is by staff writer Jeff Rose, CFP. How would you feel if the financial adviser you hired to take care of your investments had four previous instances of customers filing a complaint against them? What if they had been fired from two previous financial institutions? Hopefully it would give you the same sick feeling it gives me. How would you feel if you learned that you could have discovered all of this if…

Could you say no to your mom?

This is a guest post from Jeff Rose, CFP who blogs at Jeff is well known among bloggers for his various causes: The Debt Movement, The Roth IRA Movement and The Life Insurance Movement.  His first book, Soldier of Finance, officially releases September 9, 2013. “Heck no!” Imagine if a stranger asked you one of the following questions: Can I borrow your credit card to make a quick purchase? I don’t have any cash on…