Investing

22
Aug
Robo-Advisor Fee Comparison

Technology is taking over the world of investing, and has given rise to a concept of “robo-advisors.” In this article below, we included a side by side breakdown of robo-advisor fees. Robo-advisors offer financial guidance without the need to hire an actual financial advisor, which can require assets of $500,000 or more. This means people with lower […

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14
Aug
Interest Savings Calculator

Saving money can seem hard but the sooner you get started, the sooner you can start earning interest. When you put your money into a savings account or investment account, you will be rewarded by earning a percentage of the balance each year. The longer you keep your money in, the greater the effect of compounding interest. […]

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07
Aug
Retirement vs. Coffee, Dining Out, Netflix & Many More: Where Do Millennials Put Their Money?

You can skip this part if you’ve heard it before: “Millennials are spending too much money on coffee, avocado toast, and fun and not enough on housing, cars, and retirement.”  Are millennials unprepared for life’s important financial milestones like retirement? Or are we exceedingly under the microscope, subjects to the 24/7 news cycle? We

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27
Jul
Best Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Exchanges of 2019

If you’re new to the world of Bitcoin and want to invest with one of the best Bitcoin exchanges, it’s crucial to learn the basics before you dive in – but it’s also important to choose the right platform to buy and sell. Bitcoin is a type of cryptocurrency or digital currency that is “mined” by computers […]

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17
Jul
What Do Post-Grads Do With All of That Graduation Money?

Graduating from college and receiving a bachelor’s degree is as exciting a time as ever, but for many, the excitement is soon tempered by the uncertainty of the future.  Will I find a job that suits me? Will I earn enough money to do things like start a family or purchase a home? Questions like […]

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22
Jun
What is a Reasonable Rate of Return on Retirement Investments?

There are quite a few ways to invest and save for retirement. Choosing the right option depends on individual factors, including your remaining working years and your financial goals. To determine how much you need for a comfortable retirement, it’s important to estimate future spending. Begin by looking at current expenses to project future spending. […]

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30
Apr
How to Invest $500

Investing can be intimidating. Should you invest? Where do you start? How do you sift through the required terms and concepts that often appear to be delivered in a foreign language? What if you lose money? And speaking of money, how much do you even need? It has to be a large sum, right? Though […]

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09
Apr
What Are Senior Citizens’ Biggest Financial Regrets From Their Twenties?

For the everyday consumer, getting a grasp on finances can be stressful or even seemingly impossible. It could take years of balancing a budget and living paycheck-to-paycheck – a crash course of sorts – to full understand the ins-and-outs of personal finance allowing someone to position him or herself for a better financial future. Unfortunately for

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26
Mar
10 Ways to Invest $10,000: What Investment Opportunities Interest Each Generation?

In the United States, investing your money is a tradition that is nearly as old as the laws that govern the country. Trading at the New York Stock Exchange began in 1792, while the U.S. Constitution was effective in 1789.  In the centuries since, investing strategies have adapted, and new investment vehicles have arose (J.P. Morgan Sr. might […]

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27
Feb
Should Amazon Get Into Virtual Currency? Banking? Insurance? | LendEDU Survey

In 2018, you would be hard-pressed to name a company more relevant to society than Amazon. What started as an internet bookstore has evolved into the world’s largest e-commerce retailer, a cloud computing company, an original content producer, and an online grocer, amongst other things. At the time of writing, Amazon was trading at $1,516.19 […]

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