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, […]
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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 […]
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.
A new startup called Nvestly just launched their new social investment platform that allows both novice and expert investors to see each other’s trades, share information, and track the performance of their portfolios. Users can interact, collaborate, and even compete on returns with anyone in their network — from followers to friends.
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 […]
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.
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 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 […]
Financial Engines bills itself as your very own financial team, and they do this by providing customers with assistance in retirement planning through an unlikely source: employer sponsored defined contribution retirement plans. If you’re thinking about trying out Financial Engines, read our review first.