Investing

13
Nov
LendingClub vs. Prosper for Investors

Both LendingClub and Prosper offer peer-to-peer investing to consumers with benefits and drawbacks to consider. Which is better for you will depend on your situation.

Posted in: Investing, Personal Loans,
Tags: ptype_comparison,
14
Oct
SoFi Reviews

This SoFi Review takes a look at what products the company offers and links out to all of our full reviews of each.

Posted in: Banking, Investing, Personal Loans, Student Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
21
Jul
How I Changed My Principal 401(k) Contribution and Deferral

Changing your Principal 401(k) contribution easy, and making a small change now could have a huge impact on your retirement. Here's how I did it.

Posted in: Investing,
10
Jul
Is Robinhood Gold Worth It?

Robinhood is a different type of brokerage. The technology-driven company cuts out overhead by eliminating storefront locations and full-service features, allowing customers to manage their stock portfolios with their phones. The end result is a useful stock trading app that provides all of the basics without any costly extras. While people can trade for free […]

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21
Jun
How to Redeem Savings Bonds

For those new to the world of investing, or just use to investing in stocks with investing apps or advisors, a savings bond is one of the safest investment options out there. Essentially, a savings bond is money that is loaned to the U.S. government for a specific term. Once that term has expired the government guarantees […]

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13
Jun
How Much Money Do You Need to Live Off Interest?

This guide provides details on how much you need to live off interest alone when you’re ready to retire, including if you're planning to invest in the stock market as a way of doing so.

Posted in: Banking, Investing,
07
Jun
Vanguard vs Fidelity: Where to Stash Your Cash

Both Vanguard and Fidelity are online brokers that offer their own proprietary mutual funds. Although Fidelity is known for excelling in actively-managed funds, Vanguard is better known for passive investment funds.

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23
May
SoFi Invest vs Robinhood: Which Investing App is Better?

If you are new to investing and want automated guidance or access to financial advisors, SoFi is your best bet. If you prefer to go it alone and want to get into crypto and options trading, Robinhood is the clear winner.

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23
May
SoFi Invest vs Betterment: Which Robo Advisor is Best in 2019

In the world of robo advisors, both Betterment and SoFi Invest (formerly SoFi Wealth) are heavy hitters. Betterment has a longer track record and more features, but SoFi Invest has no fees, so deciding which is right for you may come down to your financial situation.

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Tags: ptype_comparison,
22
May
SoFi Invest Review (Formerly SoFi Wealth)

SoFi Invest is a great low-cost option for millennials and new investors who are getting serious about investing for the first time. If you’re looking for more advanced account offerings or certain types of accounts, however, you may need to look elsewhere.

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