Money Mottos

We all have sayings that stick with us through the years and guide our decision-making. Here at blooom, we’ve collected some of the words we live by when it comes to saving and spending.   “You can have anything you...

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Happy (Financial) Independence Day

Happy Independence Day, dear readers! I thought I’d take this opportunity to talk about a more specific type of independence. You know, the type of independence all retirement savers are shooting for—financial independence. These days, the term financial independence is...

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Partly Sunny with a Strong Chance of More Uncertainty

Q2 2019 PastCast Here’s all you need to know (If you’re in a rush.) The bad stuff... Stocks declined sharply in May, marking the worst May for US stocks since 2010, but also offering a great discount on stocks for...

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3 Ways to Make Money in Your Sleep

Did you know that throughout their lifetime, the average person will spend over 13 years at work?  In fact, many people, over the course of a year, spend more of their waking hours working a full-time job than on anything...

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How Often Should You Check Your 401k?

The quick answer is more often than checking the oil in your lawn mower (seven years for me - still going strong) and less often than your email. Workers saving in 401k’s are notorious for having a “set it and...

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