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Robo Advisors vs. Financial Advisors – Which One Should You Use?

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Robo advisors, or fully automated online investment platforms, are springing up quickly, appealing mainly to new and younger investors. But does that mean that they’re right for every investor, in all circumstances? Are there times when you might be better off with a traditional investment advisor, rather than a robo advisor? Yes!

Sliced Investing Promotion – Get Up to $5,000 Cash Bonus

Sliced Investing

Sliced Investing is a newcomer to the investing scene and offers a unique service. Traditionally hedge funds require a $5-$10 million commitment, which makes them out of reach for all but the highest net worth individuals. Sliced Investing allows accredited investors to invest in hedge funds with as little as $10,000. So if you have […]

SigFig Review – Your Portfolio at a Glance


SigFig was developed by the same group who developed Wikinvest, and the company is a registered investment advisor. They recently updated their offerings from just the free investment advice and accoung aggregation, to offer 3 different types of services: asset management, diversified income, and portfolio tracking.

Dividing Up Your Paycheck – How Much Goes to Saving and Investing?

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Saving and investing are two key aspects of building a strong financial foundation that supports your future. Saving can help you deal with unexpected expenses or help you afford your goals, while investing can help build wealth over the long-term. But when it comes to your regular paychecks, how can we put these smaller figures […]

Is Paying Every Employee $70k/year a Good Idea?

Capitalism Is The Problem

At the time I write this article, it’s eighteen months until the 2016 election. Even so, the Democratic party is already gearing up to make minimum wage and income inequality the two biggest issues. Hillary Clinton just announced her run for presidency, and right out of the gate she’s already made a speech about the […]

How Does Being Employed During Retirement Affect Social Security?

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Though the vast majority of people begin collecting Social Security benefits at age 62, most continue to work at a traditional job, at least on a part-time basis. Others will delay collecting Social Security benefits until they reach their full retirement age, or age 70. However you handle it, being employed during retirement does have […]

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LearnVest Review – Money Management For Everyone


When LearnVest originally began offering its services, they were aimed primarily at women. Recently, LearnVest has been moving away from a gender-based approach to financial management. The web site has been undergoing changes to be more gender neutral. The financial management tools have always been just as applicable to men as to women, but the […]

optionsXpress Review – A Top Pick for Online Trading


For just over a decade optionsXpress, now a subsidiary of Charles Schwab Corporation, has been serving the needs of millions of investors nationwide. Over the last ten years optionsXpress has worked to gain recognition in the industry, and that is exactly what they have done. Now considered a top pick for online trading, optionsXpress is […]

Digit Review – An Automated Way to Save Money


If you’ve ever tried to create a savings habit, you know how difficult it is to get started. After opening a separate savings account, you put as much money as possible into it each month.

Schwab Intelligent Portfolios Review – Is Their Service Really Free?

Charles Schwab

Charles Schwab, the creator of the popular discount stock broker, originally rocked the investment world by offering stock trades at a fraction from what traditional brokers were charging. Competition is good. Robo advisors, or as Schwab likes to call it — automated investing — has become popular in the past few years. Firms like Betterment […]

Motif Investing Review – $150 Signup Bonus

Motif Investing

There are a number of online brokers out there that provide you with the chance to invest on your own at a reasonable price. One of the more novel brokerages is Motif Investing, a discount brokerage that helps you invest based on themes. It’s like building a mini-ETF. Recently Motif ranked number four of CNBC’s […]

FeeX Review – An Investment Fee Reducer


FeeX is a service that deals with an often overlooked aspect of investing, which is the fees you pay on the accounts you invest with. There are all kinds of fees associated with maintaining an investment account, and the job of FeeX is to reveal them to you, and then make suggestions as to alternatives. […]

Changes With Jemstep – Will Robo Advisors Make It?

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Robo advisors have been the latest hot trend to take over the financial landscape. From Wealthfront, to Betterment, SigFig and more, there’s no shortage of companies to work with who can manage your money.

OptionsHouse Review – Unparalleled Trading Tools


You may have heard by now that OptionsHouse and tradeMONSTER have merged. Since 2005, when the company was founded, OptionsHouse has risen up among the ranks to become one of today’s top rated and most powerful online discount brokerages. But what does this merger mean for your account?

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