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

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.

How to Choose a Mortgage Lender

How to Choose a Mortgage Lender

Want to get out of the rental rat race? Time to start shopping for lenders.

What Is a Finance Charge and How Is It Calculated?

What Is a Finance Charge and How Is It Calculated?

You've probably seen the scary line item "finance charge" on your credit card statement. Here's what it means.

How to Find Cheap Last-Minute Flights: 5 Tips

How to Find Cheap Last-Minute Flights: 5 Tips

You want to fly next week. How can you do it without going broke?

What Is a USDA Loan?

What Is a USDA Loan?

Do you want to buy a house? Do you live down the road from a farm? Check this out.

What Is a Statutory Employee?

What Is a Statutory Employee?

Perhaps you've heard the term "statutory employee." Here's what it means and how it might save you a bundle.

What Is an Inheritance Tax?

What Is an Inheritance Tax?

Only a handful of people will ever pay taxes on estates and inheritances. Here's how it works.