Top 5 Reasons to Invest with Betterment
February 4, 2016
Based in New York City, Betterment is a fairly new company that seems to cater to new investors. Their tools are not only designed for ease of use, but they can also help newbies to get a leg up in th..
Should You Invest in Stocks or Real Estate?
January 22, 2016
Investments are a great way to make some extra money, especially if you’re planning to have an early retirement or simply need funds to finance something important. Two of the most common invest..
How to Stay Calm in the Financial Storm
January 18, 2016
This year hasn’t delivered us a ton of good news so far via the markets. Stock Markets are down. China is down. Oil is down. Not the exactly the start to 2009 we were hoping for. Wait 2009? It’s 2..
Modest Moneys Top 3 Investment Magazines
January 15, 2016
To be a good investor, you must marinate your mind in investment information. The world of investment is impossibly complex. It is linked to every facet of worldwide economic and political realities. ..
3 Reasons to Consider Adding Dividend Growth Stocks to Your Portfolio
December 15, 2015
There are a lot of different ways to slice and dice stocks. You have growth, value, momentum, blue chips, small caps, sectors, industries… The list goes on and on. Dividend growth stocks aren’t me..
Are Personal Capital’s Financial Advisors for the Small-Time Investor?
December 8, 2015
With its many powerful and user-friendly tools, Personal Capital makes it easy to manage all of your financial accounts in one place. And many of them are free. You can track your income, your expense..
Here’s one Asset Allocation that Billionaires Recommend
November 6, 2015
“This stock is hotBuy this right now!It’s going to go higher. ” Sound familiar? If you watch TV or read the news about the stock market that’s pretty much what journalists, “specialists” ..
So You Think You Know the Stock Market
October 29, 2015
By Charisse Conanan Johnson, CFA. Charisse is a T.V. personality, financial wellness expert, entrepreneur, writer, and speaker. Charisse is the creator of the Charisse Says Show. You can follower her ..
4 Killer Strategies You Need When Investing For Retirement
October 16, 2015
If you have researched investment options for retirement, you’ve certainly noticed the dozens of different strategies and ideologies touted by investment professionals. Too many confusing options an..
Managing Expectations for Investment Returns
October 15, 2015
Having reasonable expectations for investment returns can help investors cope with financial turmoil and prevent unnecessary risk. When Investment Returns Are Too Good to be True In China, the stress ..
Betterment: A Better Way to Manage a Trust Fund
July 17, 2015
Generally, when I think of people with trust funds, I think of elderly gentlemen smoking cigars and drinking chardonnay behind a desk made of mahogany in an office the size of a small apartment. Bette..
Betterment Continues to Revolutionize the Way Real People Invest
June 19, 2015
With more than half of Americans not investing in the stock market at all, it is little wonder that investment needs a revolution. People have a lot of reasons for not investing. Some people don’t u..
Thinking About Buying a Stock? Stop & Think About This First
April 27, 2015
I am a simple man, and I like Bank of America (BAC) this year. We all know interest rates have been low for a long time and we all know they are going to rise. It is only a matter of when. We al..
The Best Books For New Investors
February 13, 2015
Your very first year as an investor is the most important. The decisions you make your first year of investing will determine a lot about how you will invest for the rest of your career. Make the righ..
An Investing Strategy That Works
January 28, 2015
Guest contributor, Barbara Friedberg Are you interested in an easy way to take part of your income, invest it, and have tens of thousands of (dollars or more in the future? Do you think you need to be..
3 Reasons to Start Small with Online Investing
December 30, 2014
Investing in the stock market comes with both risks and rewards. You could have a great investment that can make you a lot of money, or you could have a bad investment that results in you losing money..
Investing with Betterment Makes Investing Easy
December 26, 2014
Who is Betterment? Betterment is a company that makes it easy and affordable to invest in stocks and bonds while making good returns and minimizing fees. They give you diversity by giving you access t..
Why Dividend Growth Investing Works
December 11, 2014
Dividend growth investing is not for everyone. It is a specific style of investing that focuses on finding high quality businesses that have the ability to increase dividend payments year after year..