Bob Haegele

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Bob Haegele is a personal finance writer, entrepreneur, and dog walker. He's a money management expert and investing connoisseur. Bob has been writing about personal finance for three years and now manages several personal finance sites, including The Frugal Fellow and Modest Money. You can also find him contributing to popular websites such as GOBankingRates, Bankrate, and Insurance.com. You can see more of his work on Muck Rack and Contently, or connect with him on LinkedIn.

M1 Finance Pies: Portfolio Automation Made Easy

M1 Finance Pies: Portfolio Automation Made Easy

July 12, 2021July 12, 2021

In our M1 Finance review, we briefly touched upon one of the platform’s most powerful features: M1 Finance pies. For novice investors, M1 investing can be relatively confusing. ..

How Should You Invest with the Motley Fool Stock Advisor Program?

How Should You Invest with the Motley Fool Stock Advisor Program?

July 12, 2021July 12, 2021

Investing is never easy. Everyone wants to accomplish different things. Furthermore, there are other matters to take into account, such as sector, risk tolerance, and strategy. In ..

Asset Allocation by Age: Is Your Portfolio Optimized?

Asset Allocation by Age: Is Your Portfolio Optimized?

July 5, 2021July 5, 2021

Your asset allocation is a delicate balance. More risk means the potential for higher returns, but it also means a greater risk of a decline in your portfolio’s value. Thus, ..

The Complete Retirement Guide: Everything You Need to Know

The Complete Retirement Guide: Everything You Need to Know

June 28, 2021June 28, 2021

Now more than ever, saving for retirement is one of the biggest keys to long-term financial success. After all, just 15 percent of US employees had access to both defined-benefit p..

6 Best Automatic Saving Apps: Save Money Effortlessly

6 Best Automatic Saving Apps: Save Money Effortlessly

June 4, 2021June 4, 2021

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. This means we earn a small commission (at no additional cost to you) if you purchase a product through our links. Automating your..

9 Best Investment Newsletters to Gain an Edge

9 Best Investment Newsletters to Gain an Edge

May 27, 2021May 27, 2021

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. This means we earn a small commission (at no additional cost to you) if you purchase a product through our links. If you think in..

9 Best Stock Picking Services to Boost Your Returns

9 Best Stock Picking Services to Boost Your Returns

May 18, 2021May 18, 2021

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. This means we earn a small commission (at no additional cost to you) if you purchase a product through our links. Picking stocks ..

10 Best Stock Chat Rooms to Gain an Edge

10 Best Stock Chat Rooms to Gain an Edge

May 15, 2021May 15, 2021

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. This means we earn a small commission (at no additional cost to you) if you purchase a product through our links. Trading stocks ..

Best Online Trading Platforms: Make Better Trades

Best Online Trading Platforms: Make Better Trades

March 11, 2021March 11, 2021

Online trading is all the rage these days, and it’s not likely to go away anytime soon. That’s why we decided to take a look at the best online trading platforms. Keep ..

Robo-Advisor Fees: What is The True Cost?

Robo-Advisor Fees: What is The True Cost?

February 23, 2021February 23, 2021

Robo-advisors have made investing access to just about everyone. Not only are fees very low; they also often have no minimums and fractional shares. Nevertheless, fees still matter..

Net Worth by Age: Are You Saving Enough?

Net Worth by Age: Are You Saving Enough?

February 17, 2021February 17, 2021

Saving money and investing are the keys to growing your net worth. However, it can be tricky to know how much you should save—and by what age. And in case it isn’t obvious,..

41 Interesting Personal Finance Statistics for 2021

41 Interesting Personal Finance Statistics for 2021

February 11, 2021February 11, 2021

There’s an expression that has gained steam in the past couple of years on Twitter: “Personal finance is personal.” It has become something of a cliché at this p..

The Motley Fool Stock Picks and Recommendations (Q4 2020)

The Motley Fool Stock Picks and Recommendations (Q4 2020)

February 5, 2021February 5, 2021

The Motley Fool recommends two stocks picks each month through its Stock Advisor program. Therefore, we’d like to assess the performance of the Motley Fool stock picks from l..

Modern Portfolio Theory: How it Can Improve Your Portfolio

Modern Portfolio Theory: How it Can Improve Your Portfolio

January 22, 2021January 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, o..

Betterment vs. Mutual Funds: A Comparison

Betterment vs. Mutual Funds: A Comparison

January 15, 2021January 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 ..

10 Best Robo-Advisors for 2023

10 Best Robo-Advisors for 2023

January 7, 2021January 7, 2021

Robo-advisors manage your investments for you by using a combination of investing algorithms and artificial intelligence. As a result, they give you the option to spend little to n..

What is an IRA?

What is an IRA?

January 2, 2021January 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 ..

What Is a Brokerage Account and How Do I Open One?

What Is a Brokerage Account and How Do I Open One?

January 1, 2021January 1, 2021

What Is a Brokerage Account and How Do I Open One? 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 u..

What Are Mutual Funds?

What Are Mutual Funds?

December 24, 2020December 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 fun..

What Are Expense Ratios?

What Are Expense Ratios?

December 23, 2020December 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 mutu..

How Tax-Loss Harvesting Can Help Maximize Returns

How Tax-Loss Harvesting Can Help Maximize Returns

December 21, 2020December 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 ..

How to Buy Stocks for Beginners (Start Investing the Right Way)

How to Buy Stocks for Beginners (Start Investing the Right Way)

November 27, 2020November 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 complicat..

Is Timing the Market a Good Idea?

Is Timing the Market a Good Idea?

November 23, 2020November 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 goo..

5 Easiest Ways to Start Passively Investing in Stocks

5 Easiest Ways to Start Passively Investing in Stocks

November 20, 2020November 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 ..