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SoFi Invest Review 2021: How i

January 25, 2021

4.7/5 get started In a nutshell: SoFi Automated Investing provides a simple, incredibly low-cost investing platform perfect for beginners and cost-conscious investors. Plus, its $1 minimum makes it easy for anyone t..

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Betterment Review 2021: Pros,

January 25, 2021

4.9/5 Learn more In a nutshell: Betterment is an industry leader as a simple, low-cost, easy-to-use robo-advisor.With just 0.25% in management fees and automated tax-loss harvesting, Betterment makes it easy to put your portf..

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Motley Fool Review 2021: Marke

January 24, 2021

4.8/5★★★★★ get started In a nutshell: The Motley Fool is an investing advice company that helps people make better stock picks.Fool regularly beats the market and helps its members do the same - all at an affordable..

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M1 Finance Review 2021: Pros,

January 24, 2021

4.9/5 get started In a nutshell: M1 Finance is uniquely positioned amidst a crowded field of investment firms.Its pie-based investing and dynamic rebalancing is ideal for those who want to build custom portfolios. Pros:No min..

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Modern Portfolio Theory: How i

January 22, 2021

Modern portfolio theory (MPT) is an investing strategy that looks to maximize returns. After all, we like making money, but we dislike losing money even more. Generally speaking, of course.That was crystal clear when the mark..

Mindful Trader Review 2021: Su

January 17, 2021

4.7/5★★★★★ get started In a nutshell:Mindful Trader is a stock market trade alert service focusing on swing trades. Its data-driven approach has regularly produced triple-digit annual returns.Those who are looking f..

Betterment vs. Mutual Funds: A

January 15, 2021

 Sticking to a checking account or a savings account isn't always the best option. If you want to optimize your finances, there are other things to consider. Indeed, you must find an investment account that is suited to ..

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11 Best Robo-Advisors for 2021

January 7, 2021

Robo-advisors have revolutionized the way many people invest. They vastly simplify investing for those of us who live busy lives but still want to growth our net worth.Because who has time to spend hours managing a stock port..

Fundrise Review 2021: The Futu

January 7, 2021

4.6/5 get started In a nutshell: Fundrise is a real estate crowdfunding platform that makes it easy to invest in real estate.  With low fees and low minimum investments, Fundrise is removing the high barriers to ent..

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Roofstock Review 2021: Pros, C

January 7, 2021

4.9/5★★★★★ get started In a nutshell: Roofstock is a low-cost investing platform that makes it easy for anyone to start investing in real estate.  With its low fees, excellent customer service, and thoroug..

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Blooom Review 2021: Pros, Cons

January 7, 2021

4.9/5★★★★★ get started In a nutshell: Blooom is a simple, affordable robo-advisor to manage your retirement account.  With low fees and access to financial advisors, Blooom simplifies the process of settin..

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Acorns Review 2021: Does It Li

January 7, 2021

4.7/5★★★★★ get started In a nutshell: Acorns is a savings app that helps you invest your spare change. You can invest as little as $5.It uses a robo-advisor to invest your money at a low cost and also allows you to ..

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What is an IRA?

January 2, 2021

If you have ever researched retirement savings, you have likely heard of an individual retirement account (IRA). These accounts are retirement accounts individuals and couples can open at the financial institution of their ch..

What is a Brokerage Account

What Is a Brokerage Account an

January 1, 2021

A brokerage account is a type of account many investors use to buy and sell securities. You can think of them as a bank account used exclusively for trading.In fact, many banks offer brokerage accounts. Not only that, but sev..

What Are Mutual Funds

What Are Mutual Funds?

December 24, 2020

If you don’t know a whole lot about mutual funds, you may have heard of them because of your employer-sponsored retirement plan. But, beyond that, you might wonder what these funds are really all about.Don’t worry - these..

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What Are Expense Ratios?

December 23, 2020

These days, there is no shortage of low-cost investing tools and platforms. That’s great news for investors, but it doesn’t mean there aren’t still costs.In addition to mutual funds, many investors are turning to exchan..

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How Tax-Loss Harvesting Can He

December 21, 2020

Tax-loss harvesting allows investors to minimize capital gains taxes on investments. It can also offset some of your ordinary income.This strategy has gained popularity in recent years, but how much does it actually help? As ..

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What Are Fractional Shares and

December 17, 2020

Investing is one of the best ways to grow your wealth, everyone should consider investing if possible.However, some of the best companies have very high share prices, which can be limiting for cash-strapped investors. Fortuna..

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Roofstock vs. Fundrise: Compar

December 7, 2020

There is no doubt that real estate continues to be a strong investment. That is likely the reason we have seen new platforms, such as Roofstock and Fundrise coming to market.Each platform takes a solid form of investment in r..

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How to Buy Stocks for Beginner

November 27, 2020

Investing in the stock market is a great way to build wealth. However, having the right strategy is just as important as investing itself.  While investing may seem like a complicated game only rich people can play,..

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Is Timing the Market a Good Id

November 23, 2020

   You hear it regularly online: “I have money to invest. Should I wait for the market to drop a bit before I buy?” While this question is understandable - we all want a good deal - my answer is almost alwa..

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5 Easiest Ways to Start Passiv

November 20, 2020

  Investing is an important part of building wealth. The problem? It can also be a lot of work.  That’s why this post is going to focus on passive investing.  In particular, we’ll talk about ..

Why Are 401(k)s Not More Popul

November 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 taken directly from our earnings,..

Do Robo-Advisors Beat the Mark

November 16, 2020

Ever since robo-advisors first appeared on the scene in 2008, they have been hugely popular. However, you may be wondering if they are as good as the hype.  Perhaps more importantly: do robo-advisors beat the market..

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How Socially Responsible Inves

November 13, 2020

  The economy changes rapidly; so, too, does the way people invest. And in recent years, socially responsible investing (SRI) has seen increasing popularity.  There are many reasons for the increase. One o..

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M1 Finance vs. Betterment: Whi

November 10, 2020

Both M1 Finance and Betterment are leaders in the growing low-cost investing space. Each platform allows investors to grow their wealth without massive fees.Both make the list of the best robo-advisors.If that is the cas..

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Do I Need a Financial Advisor?

November 6, 2020

Financial decisions can be complicated, and that might make you wonder if you need a financial advisor. In many cases, that may very well be true - but not always.  In this post, we’ll cover some of the scenarios ..

Betterment vs Acorns

Betterment vs. Acorns: How Bes

November 1, 2020

Low Management Fees Tax-Coordinated Portfolio Automatic Investing get started $5 to start investing No Trading commissions automatic round-ups get started Investing is a critical part of achieving just about any type of finan..

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Real Estate Investing for Begi

October 31, 2020

Real estate investing is one of the most effective and dependable ways for investors to generate income. Better yet, it’s possible to invest in real estate while spending far less time than you do at your full-time job.But ..

Investors Underground review

Investors Underground Review:

October 29, 2020

4.7/5★★★★★ get started In a nutshell: Investors Underground is an online community and education platform for day traders.  Founded in 2008, it has become one of the most active day trading communities any..

Betterment vs. Vanguard: Which

October 26, 2020

Betterment and Vanguard are two popular investment platforms. Vanguard has been around since 1975, while Betterment is much newer on the scene. If Vanguard has been around that long, it must be doing something right. &nb..

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8 Best Ways to Invest in Real

October 19, 2020

The more you learn about real estate, the more you realize there are more ways to invest in real estate than just buying a house or two in the neighborhood and turning them into rental properties. Indeed, there are many alter..

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3 Recession Proof Stocks to He

May 8, 2020

I love recession proof stocks. They help me sleep better at night. And when I sleep better at night, I make better investing decisions 🙂 In this article, I’d like to show you how recession proof stocks work. And, more im..

How to Live Off Dividends (Wha

April 28, 2020

First thing’s first: is it possible to live off dividends?The short answer is yes.The longer answer is yes, but it depends on three variables. Those three variables will come later down the article.Before that, I want to sh..

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Dividend Coverage Ratio Explai

April 17, 2020

  If you’re reading this, it’s because you want 2 things:   Reliable income. To make your money grow.   One of the best ways to achieve both of those is by following my favorite investing strategy:   D..

Why Blooom Can be the Answer to Your Retirement Woes

Why Blooom Can be the Answer t

March 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 appear to be ten-a-penny these days, offering so..

Dividend Growth Rate – How t

February 26, 2020

Most people don’t know it… But the dividend growth rate of a stock is one of the most important factors when it comes to growing your wealth. And if you’re here reading this, I’m going to take an educa..

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Looking For High Dividend Blue

February 26, 2020

Do you like dividends? How about high dividends? If you answered yes to both of those questions…then you’re in the right place! I recommend you spend the next 5 minutes of your life reading this article. They’ll be ..

Amazon Dividend: Get Amazon to

February 26, 2020

Ah Amazon… Probably the most famous and loved company in the world. It has transformed the way we shop and has single-handedly created the e-commerce sector. Try and think of someone you know who has never used Amazon&#..

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Dividend Aristocrats ETF: An E

February 26, 2020

Are you looking for an easier way to invest?  One which ensures you're buying amazing stocks that will make your money grow...  ...without hundreds of hours of research and analysis?  Sounds..

The 3 Best Long Term Dividend

February 17, 2020

  Do you know what the easiest way to become an excellent investor is?  I bet you do since you’re reading this…  Well, it’s to become a long term investor!  You see, when you stop..