E-Trade Securities is the granddaddy of online discount brokerage houses. I opened my first brokerage account with them in 1996. I worked for a financial firm at the time, and found it funny the compliance officer asked me for my broker’s name and number. I stated I didn’t have a dedicated broker, and I made my trades […]
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FutureAdvisor is an online investment advisor that automatically manages your investments. It helps you to do this in an advantageous way by using modern portfolio theory, or MPT, to build and maintain a portfolio to maximize your return based on certain levels of risk indicated by your investor profile.
“Most retirement investors have got to figure out what to do with their money,” says Mitch Tuchman, the founder and CEO of MarketRiders. Tuchman points out that many of the Baby Boomers getting ready to retire right now are facing an interesting conundrum. “Before, there were more pensions,” he says. “Now Americans are largely saddled […]
Here at Investor Junkie, myself and the writers test many financial services. In the confusing array of financial products and services we wanted to tell you from our research what we think is the best of the best. In most cases we not only recommend these investment tools, but we use them ourselves.
If you have a lot of receipts you want to keep track of — especially for business and/or tax purposes, Shoeboxed can be a great option. Shoeboxed is a company that digitally stores your receipts, and helps you manage them. You can choose from a number of options, from a “forever free” account to different […]
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 […]