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

    Homebuyers' Walkthrough

    Everything you need to know about purchasing a home.
  2. Real Estate

    Real Estate Careers and Their Designations

    The real estate industry offers a wide variety of career opportunities to increase your skills.
  3. High Net Worth Strategy

    Great (Financial) Gifts For Kids This Christmas

    Parents, grandparents and other interested adults can give financial gifts to children that can help secure their futures, ...
  4. FA Relevant

    A Day In The Life Of A Real Estate Agent

    While every day is unique for a real estate agent, there are some activities that may be a typical part of an agent's day.
  5. Investing Strategy

    Guide to Stock-Picking Strategies

    There are many ways to make money. Knowing how to choose the best stocks is one of them.
  6. Chart Strategy

    Double Exponential Moving Averages Explained

    Understanding double exponential moving averages can gives traders faster access to information.
  7. Retirement Living

    When It's Time to Stop Saving for Retirement

    Successful retirement planning demands lots of saving and smart money management. But once you retire, how do you transition ...
  8. Real Estate

    What are the costs and tax consequences for transferring my house title to my child?

    Title transfers negatively affect taxes and require appropriate paperwork, and costs vary by state.
  9. Trading Instruments

    Options Pricing

    Options are valued in a variety of different ways. Learn about how options are priced with this tutorial.
  10. Real Estate

    Understanding Property Deeds

    We help you figure out the terminology and types of deeds, and how to make it legal.
  11. Real Estate

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

    Yes, Fannie Mae does sell properties it's foreclosed on; each property is sold in "as is" condition.
  12. Real Estate

    What You Should Know About Real Estate Valuation

    Anyone involved in a real transaction can benefit from gaining a basic understanding of the different methods of real estate ...
  13. Chart Strategy

    Introduction to Technical Analysis Price Patterns

    How to recognize price patterns that are key to technical analysis.
  14. Trading Strategy

    How to Start Trading

    Successful trading involves more than reading a few articles or books: you should plan on devoting a substantial amount of ...
  15. Real Estate

    Commercial Real Estate Loans

    Obtaining a commercial real estate loan is quite different from borrowing for residential real estate. Here's what to expect ...