About Jeremy Biberdorf

Jeremy Biberdorf is the founder of Modest Money. After working many years in the website marketing industry, he decided to take on blogging full time and also get his finances headed in the right direction. He has been blogging at ModestMoney since 2012. Also check out his contributions to Equities.com and Benzinga.

What is Futures Trading? – Is It a Good Move?

What is Futures Trading? – Is It a Good Move?

May 18, 2022May 18, 2022

Futures trading isn’t for a beginner, and even more advanced traders require experience. It’s a type of trading that can be found on a variety of markets, and there are applica..

Real Estate Investing for Beginners: What You Need to Know

Real Estate Investing for Beginners: What You Need to Know

May 2, 2022May 2, 2022

Real estate investing is one of the most effective and dependable ways for investors to generate income. In fact, According to a recent Gallup poll, real estate was rated the best ..

What Is Robo-Investing? – The Ultimate Guide to Automated Investing

What Is Robo-Investing? – The Ultimate Guide to Automated Investing

April 28, 2022April 28, 2022

Online investment platforms bring a level of convenience and control to investors. The traditional financial advisors we turn to for guidance can be pricey, and they take a cut of ..

SoFi Robo-Advisor – 5 Reasons It Might be Right for You

SoFi Robo-Advisor – 5 Reasons It Might be Right for You

April 8, 2022April 8, 2022

SoFi (Social Finance) is an excellent platform for beginners. There are low to no fees, pretty good returns, and quite a few perks awarded to its users. SoFi robo-investing is one ..

SoFi Automated Investing – Are the Returns Worth It?

SoFi Automated Investing – Are the Returns Worth It?

April 8, 2022April 8, 2022

The SoFi robo-advisor platform seems to have it all – no management fees and just $1 to get started. There are also many features, from access to advisors to various ETFs for..

Is Benzinga Pro Cost Worth It?

Is Benzinga Pro Cost Worth It?

April 5, 2022April 5, 2022

There are many investment apps out there and tools to help you make better decisions. You don’t have to choose just one, as you can use features from different platforms to help ..

Blooom 401k: Automated Management – Is It Better?

Blooom 401k: Automated Management – Is It Better?

March 31, 2022March 31, 2022

4.8/5OPEN AN ACCOUNTIn a Nutshell: Blooom is a robo-advisor automated investment app that helps you manage retirement. It works with your company-sponsored 401ks and with some..

Fundrise Returns – Is It Worth It?

Fundrise Returns – Is It Worth It?

March 29, 2022March 29, 2022

Fundrise is marketed as one of the easier ways to get into the real estate market, but are the returns worth it? The platform looks great on the surface, with low minimums and an e..

M1 Finance Checking Account & M1 Debit Card

M1 Finance Checking Account & M1 Debit Card

March 17, 2022March 17, 2022

M1 Finance has far exceeded being just a digital investment desktop and mobile platform. It also has its own checking account complete with an M1 debit card! The platform advertise..

How to Find Penny Stocks Before They Explode

How to Find Penny Stocks Before They Explode

March 17, 2022March 17, 2022

Penny stocks are the very definition of a high-risk, high-reward investment asset. Figuring out how to find penny stocks on Robinhood and other major stock trading platforms that w..

Robo Advisor VS Index Funds – Who Wins?

Robo Advisor VS Index Funds – Who Wins?

March 16, 2022March 16, 2022

Robo-Advisor VS Index Funds – Robo Investing Against Traditional Index Funds You would almost think AI, or a robo-advisor, has a much smaller margin of error on investments, ..

Seeking Alpha App Review 2022 – Yay or Nay?

Seeking Alpha App Review 2022 – Yay or Nay?

March 11, 2022March 11, 2022

Table Of ContentsWhere Can I Find the Seeking Alpha App? Features of the Seeking Alpha AppSimultaneous Product RolloutsPremium App FeaturesSeeking Alpha App ReviewsFinal TakeawayHa..

Is Seeking Alpha Reliable?

Is Seeking Alpha Reliable?

March 9, 2022March 9, 2022

Table Of ContentsWhat is Seeking Alpha? - An Overview Seeking Alpha MembershipIs Seeking Alpha Worth It?How Reliable is Seeking Alpha?Seeking Alpha ReviewsFinal ThoughtsSeeking Alp..

Robo-Advisor VS Financial Advisor – M1 Finance and Betterment Against Real-Person Advisors

Robo-Advisor VS Financial Advisor – M1 Finance and Betterment Against Real-Person Advisors

March 7, 2022March 7, 2022

Table Of Contents Betterment and M1 Finance Robo-Advisor VS Broker – Determining Factors Factor 1: FeesFactor 2: Investment Strategies and FeaturesFactor 3: Support and Assi..

Is Morningstar Premium worth It?

Is Morningstar Premium worth It?

February 16, 2022February 16, 2022

4/5★★★★★OPEN AN ACCOUNTQuick SummaryLimited free versionExcellent fundamental versionX-Ray can analyze assets within your portfolioAnyone related to stock investment or f..

5 Best Stock Screeners

5 Best Stock Screeners

February 15, 2022February 15, 2022

Table Of Contents1) Trade Ideas2) Benzinga Pro3) TrendSpider4) Atom Finance5) TradingViewConclusionStock trading has never been more popular in the U.S. With trading..

How Do Brokers Make Money?

How Do Brokers Make Money?

February 15, 2022February 15, 2022

The eye-watering revenues of stockbrokers may make many investors wonder how they make their money. For example, Charles Schwab is the world’s largest broker, with $7.6 trillion..

The Motley Fool App Review

The Motley Fool App Review

February 14, 2022February 14, 2022

4.9/5Learn moreIn a nutshell: Motley Fool is an investment and stock website with two programs - Stock Advisor and Rule Breakers. The app gives users stock picks every month from e..

Why Are 401(k)s Not More Popular Among Americans?

Why Are 401(k)s Not More Popular Among Americans?

November 19, 2020November 19, 2020

While 401(k) plans continue to be the wise choice among Americans, it is strange to find that not everyone advocates the plans. As the contributions to the plans are tax-free, and ..

Why Blooom Can be the Answer to Your Retirement Woes

Why Blooom Can be the Answer to Your Retirement Woes

March 27, 2020March 27, 2020

For those of us looking for a convenient way to plan for retirement, modern age technology is becoming more crucial to how we do so. User-friendly websites and easy-to-use apps app..

How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

July 3, 2019July 3, 2019

Life insurance is one of the biggest purchases of your life. You need it to make sure your family is protected in the event that the unexpected happens. The insurance payout should..

The Pros and Cons of Trading Penny Stocks

The Pros and Cons of Trading Penny Stocks

May 31, 2019May 31, 2019

If a company is too small to be listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ stock exchange, it can trade through the Bulletin Board or Pink Sheets electronic quotation systems. The equities that ..

What Happens When Your Term Life Insurance Matures?

What Happens When Your Term Life Insurance Matures?

May 29, 2019May 29, 2019

Is your term life insurance policy about to come to an end? While it is actually designed to do just that, it may mean you have a decision to make about what to do: Do you keep it?..