3 Retirement Woes Scarier than Ghosts or Goblins

As we enter into fall, many people look forward to the excitement of Halloween. The joy of seeing kids in costumes and the thrill of haunted houses and scary movies is all part of enjoying the season. To help you get into the spooky spirit of the holiday, here are three haunting facts: 1. The Spine-Chilling Reality of Social Security You’d …

Can I Trade Options on an Index?

Passive investing has exploded in recent years. Investing in broad-market indexes has surged in popularity and costs less than ever before. You can take this approach to the next level by incorporating option trading in addition to index investing.  The easiest way to trade options while index investing is with the use of Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs).   Investors looking for lower-cost, …

Can I Trade Options in an IRA?

Many individual investors wish to utilize options trading to generate income but are unsure of whether or not they are able to do so in their specific investment accounts. Most individual retirement accounts (IRAs) are indeed capable of trading options, provided they request the right settings.  This includes Traditional, Rollover, Roth, Simple, and SEP IRAs. Where most investors can’t trade …