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How Does Compound Interest Work for Investments?

compound interest

We often hear that Albert Einstein called compound interest the eighth wonder of the world. We don’t actually know whether or he actually said that or not, but we do know that compound interest is extremely powerful. When you have compound interest on your side, it’s easier to build wealth. The downside, of course, is […]

Acorns App Review – Use Spare Change to Invest

Acorns app

Investing is usually very complicated, but Acorns intends to simplify this process through their revolutionary mobile app. The father-son team are based in California and created Acorns with the intention of removing any mental roadblocks, intimidation, or anxiety about becoming a regular investor. With help from the father of Modern Portfolio Theory, Dr. Harry Markowitz, […]

TradeKing Promotional Code 2014

TradeKing

TradeKing is offering seven valid signup promotions. See the review of TradeKing for the experience I’ve had with them. I’ve been with TradeKing for approximately 5 years now. I like their customer service, and cost per trade. If you currently aren’t a customer, or you are unsatisfied with your existing discount broker, now might be […]

What are Diminishing Returns on Investments?

diminishing returns

It may seem strange to discuss a topic like diminishing returns on an investment site, after all aren’t we all trying to increase our returns? Yes, but in economics and investments, diminishing returns is a very important topic to understand. You don’t want to continue your same efforts, with the same (or even less) reward […]

How to Become Wealthy: 7 Habits of Financially Successful People

financially successful habits

Ever wonder how the wealthy people made their fortunes? Talk to a few of them and you’ll realize no two wealthy individuals followed the same path to freedom. But financial success isn’t a total mystery. There are a number of common habits among the financially successful that tend to lead to wealth, if you just pay […]

Financial Guard Review – Recommended Investment Advice

financial guard

Robo advisors are on the rise, and various companies aim to provide you with investment advice that’s not only easy to understand but isn’t too expensive. By using Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT), robo advisors are able to put together a portfolio for you based on asset allocation related to your risk tolerance, and usually, your […]

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Financial Guard Review – Recommended Investment Advice

financial guard

Robo advisors are on the rise, and various companies aim to provide you with investment advice that’s not only easy to understand but isn’t too expensive. By using Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT), robo advisors are able to put together a portfolio for you based on asset allocation related to your risk tolerance, and usually, your […]

ReadyForZero Review – Pay Off Debt to Build Wealth

ReadyForZero

As you probably already know from reading the other content on Investor Junkie, the first step to building wealth is paying off debt and regaining control of your money. There are multiple methods, strategies and ways you can accomplish this, but none of them have a built-in success factor like ReadyForZero.

Moneydance Review – Quicken Replacement for Mac

moneydance

For years, I used Quicken. It worked well on the Macintosh, and had a ledger-looking interface that I loved. When I bought a computer in 2008, it came, pre-installed, with Quicken 2005 for the Mac. Awesome. However, when I bought another computer in 2012, I discovered that Quicken 2005 was no longer being supported. I […]

ExitPoint Review – Determining the Right Time to Sell

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ExitPoint is a sophisticated investment trading platform that may very well be the most comprehensive platform available. The platform also provides certain features and services that are virtually unique in the industry. See how it stacks up to other buy-and-sell platforms out there.

YCharts Review – Alternative to Bloomberg Terminal?

YCharts

YCharts is an investment research data service that could be called the web based version of a Bloomberg Terminal. In essence, YCharts is making a prettier, more data metrics, and user-friendly Yahoo or Google Finance while delivering hard-to-calculate data in a quick and easy format. We have updated this YCharts review for 2014.

Quicken 2015 for Windows Review – Analyze Your Investment Portfolio

Quicken 2015 for Windows

I’ve been a long-time user of Intuit’s Quicken since 1992 — now over 20 years. My family and I track 60+ accounts within Quicken. So to say I’m a power-user of their product would be an understatement. We have every bank account, credit card, asset, retirement, investment, and liability linked within the software. For this […]

LOYAL3 Review – Stock Market Investing for Beginners

LOYAL3

LOYAL3 Securities is a new entry into the discount stock broker niche, but much different than the other brokerage firms we’ve reviewed previously. With traditional stock brokers, you pay a commission every time you make a trade. You buy a stock, you pay a commission. You sell a stock, you pay a commission — you […]

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