Rebecca McClay
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About Rebecca McClay

Rebecca McClay is the managing editor of long-term investor content for The Ticker Tape®. A long-time business journalist, Rebecca previously worked for The Street, Investopedia, and numerous other financial publications, covering investing topics and market news. She has written and edited financial content for banks such as PNC Financial Group, Lombard Odier, and Brown Brothers Harriman. She has been published in Bloomberg, MarketWatch, and the Wall Street Journal, among others. Rebecca earned her bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Maryland and her master's degree in business journalism from Arizona State University.

 

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Freelance Economy: How to Prepare for Financial Uncertainty April 17, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Freelance work can offer advantages like flexibility, but it also comes with more financial risk and uncertainty. Consider tax-advantaged retirement accounts to help combat some of the financial negatives of freelancing.

5 min read  |  Household Finances
Netflix Q1 Earnings On Tap Amid Rising Competition in Streaming April 16, 2019 10:20 AM   |  

As it prepares to report Q1 earnings, Netflix faces rising competition from companies like Disney (DIS) and Apple (AAPL), which are launching their own streaming services.

5 min read  |  Earnings Reports
How to Use Benchmarks to Measure Portfolio Performance April 2, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Investors can use benchmarks to help gauge how their portfolios are performing. Find an appropriate benchmark to compare to your portfolio and keep your investing goals in mind.

5 min read  |  Investment Guidance
Retirees: Is Your Investing Plan Built for Market Volatility? March 14, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Temporarily protect your retirement against volatility risk. Here are some retirement- planning strategies.

4 min read  |  Portfolio Management
The Dividend Dilemma: Should You Reinvest or Take the Cash? February 13, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Dividend reinvesting can be a powerful compounding tool, but you might consider taking the income for other purposes.

3 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
How to Tell If a Financial Advisor Is Right for You January 29, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Do you have the right financial advisor? Learn some of the key traits of a great financial advisor and some of the warning signs that may suggest you choose a different financial advisor.

5 min read  |  Investment Guidance
Simple Steps to Building a Retirement Budget December 10, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Planning for your retirement? Here are nine things to consider for your budget checklist.

4 min read  |  Creating a Budget
Social Security: Will You be Taxed? Ideas to Help Minimize the Impact November 14, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Many retirees are surprised to learn that, above a certain income threshold, Social Security can be subject to taxation. Here are some things to consider.

5 min read  |  Social Security
New Tax Laws: What They Mean for Investors November 9, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Learn how new tax laws might impact your income, retirement and education savings plans, as well as your family's financial well-being.

5 min read  |  Tax Strategy
How Visualization Tools Improve Your Financial Understanding November 1, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

When it comes to your goals, it can be fun and easy to visualize the end game, but what about the journey? Learn how today's technology can help you visualize the path toward your goals.

5 min read  |  Investment Guidance
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