Betterment vs. Acorns

Betterment vs. Acorns

December 1, 2020December 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..

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 good deal - my answer is almost alwa..

How Socially Responsible Investing Is Reshaping Wealth Creation

How Socially Responsible Investing Is Reshaping Wealth Creation

November 13, 2020November 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 of the bigges..

M1 Finance vs. Betterment

M1 Finance vs. Betterment

November 10, 2020November 10, 2020

Pie-based investing Low fees Easy rebalancing get started Tax-loss harvesting Passive investingAutomatic rebalancing get started Both M1 Finance and Betterment are leaders in the growing low-cost investing space. Each platfor..

Real Estate Investing for Beginners: What You Need to Know

Real Estate Investing for Beginners: What You Need to Know

October 31, 2020October 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 ..

Why You Need a Side Hustle

Why You Need a Side Hustle

August 14, 2019August 14, 2019

Have you heard of the phrase, “side hustle” before? There’s a good chance you have, but if you haven’t, it’s time to learn. A side hustle is something that many North Americans have, and it’..

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? Do you replace it? Do you go without coverag..

Best Personal Finance Blogs for 30 Somethings

Best Personal Finance Blogs for 30 Somethings

May 27, 2019May 27, 2019

Even after graduating from college, you have an excuse for not having your finances in order because you are still figuring life out. But by the time you pass 30 you realize you have to get better with money. You’ve bee..

Best Personal Finance Blogs for 20 Somethings for 2019

Best Personal Finance Blogs for 20 Somethings for 2019

May 23, 2019May 23, 2019

How do you know which is the best personal finance blog for you? You don’t. Making smart financial decisions is about handling your money situation in all areas of life. Therefore, you’ll benefit from following a variety ..

Tips for Managing Your Budget Like an Adult

Tips for Managing Your Budget Like an Adult

May 9, 2019May 9, 2019

My parents did try to teach me the value of money when I was a kid. They set up a savings account for me and I was encouraged to put some of my allowance away each month. But, I didn’t always save and there were no grea..

You’ve Managed Your Latte Factor. Now What?

You’ve Managed Your Latte Factor. Now What?

May 7, 2019May 7, 2019

You’ve followed all the great advice out there on how to manage your latte factor and have cut back on overpriced treats and unnecessary subscriptions, and are getting more mindful with cashless payments. Yet, you don’t f..

5 Ways Convenience Hurts Your Latte Factor

5 Ways Convenience Hurts Your Latte Factor

April 19, 2019April 19, 2019

“What? How on earth can convenience hurt me in any way,” you ask? Actually, it can do so in at least five ways, as you’ll see from this post on how taking shortcuts can hurt your latte factor. Leaving Power Drainers On ..