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. FA Relevant

    A Day In The Life Of A Real Estate Agent

    There are no set hours and no set days. While every day is unique for a real estate agent, there are some activities that ...
  2. Real Estate

    What you should know about real estate valuation

    Accurate real estate valuation is important to mortgage lenders, investors, insurers, and buyers and sellers of real property. ...
  3. Forex & Currencies

    Improve Your Investing With Excel

    Excel is a useful tool to assist with investment organization and evaluation. Find out how to use it.
  4. Real Estate

    How to Write a Homebuyer’s Letter to a Seller

    To win a real estate bidding war, use these seven tips for writing a homebuyer’s letter to a seller that’s engaging and personal.
  5. Real Estate

    How Do Real Estate Agents Get Paid?

    Most real estate agents are paid a commission based on the sale price of a property and split between the agents and brokers ...
  6. Trading Strategy

    Backtesting and Forward Testing: The Importance of Correlation

    Correlations between backtesting and forward performance testing results can help you optimize your trading system.
  7. Financial Analysis

    The Importance Of Knowing Your Net Worth

    It is vital that you track your net worth (the difference between what you own and what you owe), no matter what your age. ...
  8. Trading Strategy

    Adaptive Price Zone Technical Indicator Explained

    In a choppy market, following charts can be extremely difficult, hence the APZ technical indicator.
  9. Personal Finance

    What’s a QDRO?

    If you get a divorce, a qualified domestic relations order, or QDRO, could require you to split your pension or retirement ...
  10. Retirement

    Retirement Strategies and Your Marriage

    These strategies will help you and your spouse plan for and time your retirement for the greatest financial and personal ...
  11. Trading Strategy

    Using Trading Indicators Effectively

    Select multiple indicators, avoid information overload and optimize indicators.
  12. Trading Strategy

    Guide to Pairs Trading

    Pairs traders go long on an under-performer while simultaneously going short on the over-performer.
  13. Retirement Living

    Retiring in the Philippines: Pros & Cons

    What are the pros and cons of retiring in the Philippines?
  14. Markets & Economy

    How do NGOs get funding?

    A non-governmental organization (NGO) is a non-profit, citizen-based group that functions independently of government.
  15. Budgeting & Savings

    The Complete Guide to Planning a Yearly Budget

    A personal budget is a useful tool for tracking your income and expenses.
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