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SoFi Invest Review 2021: How it Compares, Plus Expert Opinion

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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Modern Portfolio Theory: How it Can Improve Your Portfolio

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..

Betterment vs. Mutual Funds: A Comparison

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..

What is an IRA

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 and How Do I Open One?

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..

What Are Expense Ratios

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 Help Maximize Returns

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 Where Can I Buy Them?

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: Comparing the Best Crowdfunding Platforms

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 Beginners (Start Investing the Right Way)

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,..