John P. Schmoll

John Schmoll, MBA, is a former stockbroker, mutual fund administrator and veteran of the financial services industry. His interest in investing and passion for financial literacy led him to leave his career with a well-known brokerage house to grow an advertising business with his wife and start a personal finance site, Frugal Rules, in 2012. Today he manages multiple personal finance sites and writes for many online publications. His work has been featured in Forbes, Fortune, U.S. News & World Report, Yahoo!Finance, CNBC, Daily Finance and more. Follow John on Twitter.

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  1. Taxes

    Property Taxes: 4 Little-Known Ways to Reduce Them

    Here are little-known ways you can reduce your property tax liability.
  2. Financial Analysis

    How to Get the Most out of Your HELOC

    A home equity line of credit allows you to leverage your home for different reasons. Here are three ways to get the most ...
  3. 401(k)

    When Maxing Out Your 401(k) Isn't a Good Idea

    Maxing out your 401(k) is a great accomplishment, but not always the best thing to do. Here are three times when it doesn't ...
  4. Real Estate

    3 Ways to Invest in New York City Real Estate

    New York is known for its real estate investment opportunities. Here are three ways you can invest in the city's real estate ...
  5. ETFs

    ETFs vs. Mutual Funds: Which is Better for Young Investors?

    Choosing ETFs versus mutual funds can be a tough decision for young investors. Here are some things to consider for each.
  6. FA Profession

    Advisors: Top Ways to Find Your First Clients

    Getting your first clients as a financial advisor can be a challenge and take time. Here are three ways to get started.
  7. Income Tax

    3 Big Financial Mistakes to Avoid in 2016

    Here's how to avoid these three big and costly financial mistakes in 2016.
  8. Taxes

    Top 5 Ways to Reduce Your Taxable Income

    Reducing your taxable income is a great way to save money on the taxes you owe. Here are five ways to do it.
  9. FA Profession

    Top Financial Steps to Take on Disability

    Going on disability can be a stressful time financially. Here are 3 steps to take on disability to help protect against significant ...
  10. Real Estate

    Detroit Real Estate: Doomed?

    The real estate market in Detroit might seem doomed after the city's bankruptcy. But a closer look shows opportunity for ...
  11. Taxes

    5 Little Known Ways to Reduce Small Business Taxes

    Taxes take a big bite out of the income of a small business. Here are 5 little known ways to reduce your small business taxes ...
  12. FA Profession

    The Worst Investing Mistakes: How to Avoid Them

    Sometimes mistakes make for the best lessons. That said, it's still better to learn from someone else's investing mistakes.
  13. FA Relevant

    Saving for College: Helping Clients Beyond a 529 Plan

    Saving for college is more than sticking money into a 529 plan and hoping it grows. Here are some other options to consider ...
  14. Robo-Advisor

    Robo-Advisors for Retirees: A Good Match?

    Robo-advisors have democratized investing for many, but can they help retirees? Here are some things to consider before choosing ...
  15. FA Relevant

    Better Alternatives to 401(k) Loans

    A 401(k) loan may sound good but it's not worth the risk. Here are other options that allow you to leave your retirement ...
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