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

Commodities Trading: Investing, Options and Futures

Commodities Trading: Investing, Options and Futures

You may have heard about commodities and the futures market, but what are they exactly?

What Is Fixed Income? How to Use It for Investing

What Is Fixed Income? How to Use It for Investing

Most people think about fixed income in terms of retirement. It's an investment strategy too, and one you should know about.

ETFs vs. Mutual Funds: Which Should You Choose?

ETFs vs. Mutual Funds: Which Should You Choose?

How do you decide between an ETF and a mutual fund for your portfolio? Start here.

What Are ETFs and Why Invest in Them?

What Are ETFs and Why Invest in Them?

You might have heard of Exchange Traded Funds. Now it's time to find out what you can do with them.

How to Get a U.S. Passport: What Do You Need to Apply?

How to Get a U.S. Passport: What Do You Need to Apply?

Want to take a vacation overseas? You'll need a passport. Here's how to get one.

What Is a REIT and Why Should You Care?

What Is a REIT and Why Should You Care?

Many investors see Real Estate Investment Trusts as the next best thing to Treasury Bonds. Should you start looking them up?

How Is Social Security Calculated? Find Your Benefits

How Is Social Security Calculated? Find Your Benefits

How does the government calculate Social Security benefits? Check here.

Money Order vs. Cashier's Check: What's the Best Option?

Money Order vs. Cashier's Check: What's the Best Option?

Need to send some money but can't use your phone? Try a money order or a cashier's check.

7 Ways to Build Credit -- and Why It Matters

7 Ways to Build Credit -- and Why It Matters

Bad credit? No credit? Look no further. We can help.

People Don't Quit Jobs - They Quit Bosses

People Don't Quit Jobs - They Quit Bosses

Like your job but hate your boss? It turns out you are not alone, and there's something you can do about it.