Rich White

Rich White has been a freelance financial writer since 1981. He is the former editor of Financial Planning magazine and author of several books including "Twelve Steps to Your Personal Success in the 401(k) and Small Plan Market" and "The Complete Rollover Guide for Financial Professionals".

  1. Pensions

    Is Your Defined-Benefit Pension Plan Safe?

    Your plan may not last in a rocky market. Find out whether your savings will be affected.
  2. Commodities

    ETFs Provide Easy Access to Energy Commodities

    Investment returns on commodities ETFs are not usually influenced by the overall direction of the stock market the way that ...
  3. Retirement Savings

    Why Retirees Can't Count on Muni Bonds

    By using tax preparation software or the services of a CPA, seniors can enjoy the advantages of municipal investments and ...
  4. Income Tax

    How to File Your Child's First Income Tax Return

    Use this quick parental guide to help your child learn the tax-filing process and establish good habits.
  5. ETFs

    3 Types of Indexing for ETF Success

    ETF success relies on the index with which it is paired. Explore three index genres for tracking average market performance. ...
  6. Retirement Savings

    Top 6 Myths About Social Security Benefits

    Misinformation on retirement benefits is common. Here are six tips to properly inform on the facts on Social Security benefits.
  7. Financial Analysis

    DCF Valuation: The Stock Market Sanity Check

    Calculate whether the market is paying too much for a particular stock.
  8. ETFs

    Fatal Seduction Of The Municipal Bond Insurers

    Learn how a foray into CDOs and other exotic products ruined an industry's image.
  9. Taxes

    The Simple Tax Math Of Roth Conversions

    Roth conversions will be available to affluent taxpayers in 2010. Will you benefit?
  10. Retirement Savings

    Variable Annuity Benefits: What The Fine Print Won't Tell You

    Learn the truth before you strap yourself into these annuity "seat belts".