Aaron Task

Contributing Editor

Aaron is an expert writer and researcher who formerly served as editor-in-chief at Yahoo Finance, digital editor of Fortune, and executive editor and San Francisco bureau chief of TheStreet. You may have also seen him as a guest on CNBC, CBS This Morning, Fox Business, ABC News and other outlets.

A prolific writer and commentator, Aaron is the former host of Yahoo Finance’s video program The Daily Ticker. He has also hosted podcasts for Fortune (Fortune Unfiltered) and TheStreet (The Real Story). His latest on-air passion project, Seeking Alpha’s highly rated Alpha Trader podcast, features top Wall Street experts dissecting the market’s latest news and previewing significant upcoming events. He also regularly provides analysis for the free e-letter Wealthy Retirement, which we will be republishing here on Investment U.

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The Grandparents’ Guide to 529s

By taking advantage of 529 plan rules, grandparents can make a significant difference in their grandchildren’s college savings.

It’s Time to Ride Your Winners

Investors can manage their investing risk by rebalancing and setting trailing stops.

Will This Grinch Stop the Santa Claus Rally?

This year’s Santa Claus rally may be short-lived if “Tariff Man” intervenes.

3 Reasons to Buy International Stocks

Investors should consider adding more global stocks to their portfolios.

New Retirees Experience a “Spending Surge”

Conventional wisdom about retirement planning – including the 4% rule – fails to address how today’s retirees actually spend their money.

Challenge Mainstream Market Feelings With Facts

If they interrogate common emotion-based misconceptions, today’s investors will realize they have ample cause to be bullish.

The Secret Behind Our Biggest Investing Legends

Getting in on an investing success story early requires patience – and the expertise to know a great long-term stock when you see one.

3 Reasons to Be Bullish on THIS Market

Bullish sentiment in the market today comes from a variety of causes and helps calm investors’ fears of recession.