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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]