Eric Reed

Eric Reed is a freelance journalist who writes frequently on the subjects of career and travel. You can read more of his work at his website ThingsDangerous.com.

Recent Articles By The Author

What Is a Keogh Plan and How Does It Work?

What Is a Keogh Plan and How Does It Work?

If you make a lot of money... and you do it by working for yourself... then a Keogh plan might make some sense.

What Is an Unsecured Credit Card?

What Is an Unsecured Credit Card?

Credit cards come in two varieties, secured and unsecured. Here's how to tell the difference.

What Is Commercial Real Estate?

What Is Commercial Real Estate?

It isn't a fast route to easy riches, but commercial real estate might have a valuable role in your portfolio. Maybe.

What Is a Flexible Budget? Definition and Example

What Is a Flexible Budget? Definition and Example

How can you keep on top of unexpected expenses and the odd financial surprise? With a flexible budget.

What Is A Balanced Budget? Definition and Example

What Is A Balanced Budget? Definition and Example

Want to stay out of debt? The key is a balanced budget.

How to Refinance a Mortgage and When to Do It

How to Refinance a Mortgage and When to Do It

Your mortgage can cost a lot of money over time. Here's how it might just cost a little less.

How to Max Out Your 401(k) in 2019

How to Max Out Your 401(k) in 2019

Want to max out your 401(k)? Here are a few things to keep in mind.

What Are Marketable Securities? Definition and Examples

What Are Marketable Securities? Definition and Examples

Want to know whether a company can pay its debts or build a new campus? Check out its marketable securities.

What Is a Target-Date Fund? Definition and Example

What Is a Target-Date Fund? Definition and Example

Looking for a new retirement option? Target-date funds might be the right fit for you.

What Is Critical Illness Insurance and What Does It Cover?

What Is Critical Illness Insurance and What Does It Cover?

Critical illness insurance is an industry worth hundreds of billions of dollars a year. You're probably better off without it, though.