Jean Folger

Jean Folger is co-founder of PowerZone Trading, a company that has developed high-performance software and tools for active traders and investors since 2004. She is a regular contributor to Investopedia, and writes about active trading, investing, real estate, retirement, travel and other personal finance topics.

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  1. Health Insurance

    Alert: Shorter Enrollment for Affordable Care Act This Year

    The enrollment period for getting health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is only 45 days this year. Don't miss out ...
  2. Retirement Living

    The 5 Best Places to Retire in Oregon

    The best places to retire in Oregon all have something in common: abundant natural beauty. However, it isn't among the cheaper ...
  3. Taxes

    Understanding 'Per Diem'

    Per diem is one method for reimbursing employees for business-travel expenses. Companies using the per diem method must follow ...
  4. Retirement Living

    Retirement Planning for Couples

    Before you ride (or canoe) off into that sunset together, you need to strategize about a number of issues, from timing to ...
  5. FA Relevant

    TFSA or RRSP?

    Canadians now have two options for retirement savings. Find out how to figure out which one's best for you.
  6. High Net Worth Strategy

    Assets That Increase Your Net Worth

    Your home, properties and vehicles can all increase your net worth.
  7. Financial Analysis

    How can the price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio mislead investors?

    A low P/E ratio doesn't automatically mean a stock is undervalued, just like a high P/E ratio doesn't necessarily mean it ...
  8. Retirement Living

    Find the Top Retirement Cities in the Philippines

    Four cities in different regions of the Philippines that offer a range of activities and settings, along with good healthcare ...
  9. High Net Worth Strategy

    5 Problems with Buying a House with a Friend

    Investment property has advantages, but before you purchase a rental house with a pal, know what the challenges might be.
  10. Retirement Living

    How Much Money Do You Need to Retire in Mexico?

    How much money to retire in Mexico? A comfortable life there can be remarkably affordable. Here's what you can expect to ...
  11. Retirement Living

    Least Expensive States to Retire In

    When it's time to retire, it's worth exploring the least expensive states.
  12. Career / Compensation

    A Day in the Life of a Day Trader

    Day trading has many advantages and, while we often hear about these perks, it's important to realize that day trading is ...
  13. High Net Worth Strategy

    How to Grow an IRA to $100 Million Plus

    Here's a hint about what might make it possible to have an IRA worth this much money: It helps to be in private equity.
  14. International / Global

    Find Latin America's Safest, Cheapest Countries

    Tourism is surging in Latin America. Its safest countries rank higher on the Global Peace Index than the United States and ...
  15. High Net Worth Strategy

    Top 5 Facts About Quitclaim Deeds

    If a property you're about to buy has a quitclaim deed, check very carefully before handing over your cash.
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