Personal Capital Logo google store facebook linkedin apple store twitter vimeo youtube Devices-Blue

All Articles

Should You Invest in an IPO?

Should You Invest in an IPO?

IPOs often generate lots of excitement—do they also generate investor profits? Sometimes, but Warren Buffett stays away. Initial public offerings (IPOs) create buzz in the investment world. After all, who doesn’t want “in” on the ground floor of the next Microsoft,...

What Moved the Markets in June?

What Moved the Markets in June?

Overview Optimism on trade paired with indications the Fed will cut rates drove all major asset classes higher. By changing tune on the direction of rates, the central bank indicated concern about mixed economic data points and the ongoing possibility of the trade war...

How to Talk to Your College Grad About Money

How to Talk to Your College Grad About Money

Four Financial Topics to Discuss with Your New College Graduate Graduating college is a huge turning point for young people – life changes after college. It’s time to enter the work force, and to launch your career. While it’s of course an exciting time, college...

How to Increase Your Net Worth

How to Increase Your Net Worth

“Net worth” is an oft-misunderstood term -- we tend to think of net worth as it relates to billionaires and celebrities, but not to ourselves. However, we all have a net worth, and understanding your own can be a powerful tool to help guide your current and future...

How to Master a Household Budget

How to Master a Household Budget

Online banking, budgeting software, and personal finance apps have made money management easier than ever, allowing users to categorize and track monthly expenses in a streamlined way that wasn’t possible with excel or the paper balance sheet. Still, good budgets are...

What’s The Hype Around the FIRE Movement?

What’s The Hype Around the FIRE Movement?

On FIRE: Achieving Financial Independence and Retiring Early 65 is the age we usually think of as the standard retirement age. But more and more, we’re starting to see people wanting to retire earlier – and sometimes, much earlier. There is a growing movement for...