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.

  1. Children/Family

    How Adult Children Can Derail Your Retirement

    What parent can refuse a child in need? Still, it makes sense to draw some guidelines so you don't financially jeopardize ...
  2. Real Estate

    Tips For Succeeding As A Real Estate Agent

    Here are a few ways of being better at prospecting, contacts management, and marketing. These and other suggestions will ...
  3. Retirement Living

    What Does Retirement Abroad Cost?

    There's no set amount of money needed to retire abroad. Smaller places and less developed countries offer the best deals, ...
  4. Small Business

    10 Breakout Ideas for Small Businesses

    Running the day-to-day in a small business can absorb all your energies. But seeking new opportunities is what will keep ...
  5. Real Estate

    Realtor Property Resource

    The National Association of Realtors creates the Realtor Property Resource, a national database of information related to ...
  6. Markets & Economy

    How do NGOs get funding?

    Find out how non-governmental organizations (NGO) fund projects, operations, salaries, and other overhead costs.
  7. Real Estate

    The 10 Habits of Highly Effective Real Estate Investors

    All successful real estate investors share these personal and professional traits, while following these business practices. ...
  8. Retirement Living

    Returning to South Korea to Retire: A How-to Guide

    If you plan on retiring to South Korea – whether or not you have roots there – top considerations include rules on visas, ...
  9. Real Estate

    Can I buy a house directly from Fannie Mae (FNMA)?

    If you're looking to buy a house, first understand that Fannie Mae is a secondary mortgage market and keeps money in a flow ...
  10. Retirement Living

    Don't Retire Early - Change Careers Instead

    Instead of longing for an early retirement, shoot for a mid-life career change instead.
  11. Retirement Living

    Going Back to the Philippines to Retire: A How-to Guide

    Aiming to return to your roots by taking up residence in the Philippines? Some basic things you should know about settling ...
  12. Investing Strategy

    Listing Agreement

    A listing agreement is a document in which a property owner contracts with a real estate broker (as agent) to find a buyer ...
  13. Retirement Savings

    Why is Social Security running out of money?

    The good news is Social Security is no where near bankruptcy however find out why you may not have Social Security benefits ...
  14. High Net Worth Strategy

    Nonfreehold Estates In Real Property

    If you have an interest in real estate, read on to find out which type of property you have.
  15. Trading Strategy

    Automated Trading Systems: The Pros and Cons

    Automated trading systems minimize emotions, allow for faster order entry, lead to greater consistency and resolve "pilot ...