Top Blog Posts of 2017

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The most popular posts of 2017 included a list of top cities for single-family investment properties, tips for getting started in real estate investing, and the most commonly missed questions in our retirement savings quiz.  Discover or revisit these educational posts.
 
Top Cities for Single-Family Investment Properties
A recent report lists the cities with the best single-family home value appreciation. See what many of the cities have in common.

Become a Landlord during Retirement? Or Before You Retire? You Could Do Both
Real estate could be an investment opportunity before or during retirement. But before becoming a landlord take care to consider the potential pitfalls.

9 Tips for Getting Started in Real Estate Investing
Are you new to real estate investing, or just looking to step up your efforts? The following tips, from Rebecca McLean, Executive Director of National Real Estate Investors Association, might help improve your focus.

57% of Our Survey Respondents Answered This Retirement Question Wrong
See if you can correctly answer this question about a 401(k) and other questions about saving for retirement.

You can have a 401(k) and a Self-Directed IRA
Some mistakenly believe that if you have a 401(k) through an employer you can’t open an IRA. Read about this and other misconceptions.

Inside the Little-Known Self-Directed IRA
Many investors don’t realize that you’re not limited to stocks, bonds and mutual funds when it comes to retirement investing. Learn more about the possibilities.