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 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 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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]