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. 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 ...
  2. 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, ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Real Estate

    Realtor Property Resource

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

    How do NGOs get funding?

    Find out how non-governmental organizations (NGO) fund projects, operations, salaries, and other overhead costs.
  6. 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. ...
  7. Retirement Living

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

    Any move overseas takes a lot of planning, If you plan on retiring to South Korea then this article will show you what's ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. Retirement Living

    Don't Retire Early - Change Careers Instead

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

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

    Are you an American Citizen Aiming to live in the Philippines? Some basic things you should know about settling there.
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. High Net Worth Strategy

    Land Ownership: Freehold vs Nonfreehold Estates

    Estates in land are divided into two main classifications: freehold estates and nonfreehold estate, learn about your rights ...
  14. High Net Worth Strategy

    5 Articles to Refresh Your Financial Literacy

    Being smart about things financial can make the difference between a shaky future and a comfortable one. This quintet of ...
  15. High Net Worth Strategy

    Assets That Increase Your Net Worth

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