Paul Merriman
Sound Investing For Every Stage of Life 


10 ways retirees can make an extra $1 million dollars on their portfolio

While it is easy to show young investors how to make an extra million dollars over the course of 50 years or more, it’s not so easy to do for retired investors looking at 10 to 30 more years. 

The best financial gift for a young person is free

What if your children grew up to be three times more likely to earn at least $75,000 and had a high level of confidence regarding their finances?

From Social Security to tax savings, family financial literacy to annuities, we feature some of the best in their field.

An automated fractional-share broker that can help simplify investing in Paul's recommended portfolios.

Paul’s recommendations of more than 100 top U.S. companies and the U.S. TSP plan so you make the most of your savings.

Paul’s recommendations for Mutual Fund portfolios at Vanguard, Fidelity and T. Rowe Price.

Paul’s recommended Commission Free ETF portfolios at Vanguard, Fidelity, Schwab and TD Ameritrade

Best-in-Class ETF's

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