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Essential Tips for Beginning Investors



Passive Income: Practical Ideas to Build Wealth

How do you generate passive income? Take a look at the different types and strategies to find the best option for you.

How to Invest Money

So, you want to invest some of your money, but you have no idea how to start? No problem. This handy 10-step guide is loaded with useful resources to help you get started.

Top 5 Best CD Rates

CD accounts pay higher interest rates than traditional savings accounts. Find out which banks are offering the best returns.



Rankings

    Top 10 Best Online Savings Account

    Good online savings accounts have a high interest rate, flexibility and are fully secured. Here are the best banks to consider.

    Top 5 Best CD Rates

    CD accounts pay higher interest rates than traditional savings accounts. Find out which banks are offering the best returns.

    Best Free Checking Accounts

    Many banks offer free checking accounts. But are there really no fees? Here is a list of the best banks to open a free bank account.

    Best Investment Apps

    You can trade stocks from your phone. But not all investing apps are worth it. Learn how Acorns and Robinhood compare to others.

    Best Robo Advisor

    Investing apps can help grow your money. But you need to compare returns and fees. See which robo-advisors are worth it.

Broker Reviews

    Ally Invest Coupon Codes

    Ally Invest Review: Pros and Cons

    Ally Invest offers free trades for stocks and ETFs. But is it good? Find out how it compares to other online brokers.
    TD Ameritrade

    TD Ameritrade Review: Pros and Cons

    TD Ameritrade fees are higher than competitors, but is it worth it? We say yes and here's why. We analyze and compare it for you in our in-depth review.
    Robinhood

    Robinhood Review: Is it Safe?

    Robinhood lets you trade stocks commission-free and has no account minimums. Is it safe? Are there hidden fees? Read on for the pros and cons.

    E*TRADE Review: Pros and Cons

    E*TRADE is a highly well-known name, but does that mean it is better than its competitors? Read our in-depth review and see how it compares.

    Merrill Edge Review: Is It Good?

    If you are looking for excellent customer service, competitive pricing, and robust investment options, you may have found what you are looking for in Merrill Edge.

Tips

    How to Start Investing

    You can start investing with little money. Here's how beginners can get into stocks and real estate for the first time.

    Best Short Term Investment Options

    The best short term investment options provide good returns with low risk. Here are the top 10 strategies for your short term goals.

    Residual Income

    How do you get residual (or passive) income? And why is it so important? Take a look at real examples to get started.

    Automatic Savings Apps

    Saving money is hard. But automatic savings apps help make it easy. Read this list to find the best app for your saving money goals.

    Best Money Making Apps

    You can do more than catch Pokémon with your smartphone. Take a look at legit money-making apps that actually work.

    Real Estate Crowdfunding

    How much money do you need to become a real estate investor? Not a lot. Find out how beginners can invest in crowdfunding real estate with just $5.

Popular Reviews

    Betterment

    Betterment Review: Pros and Cons

    Betterment offers low fees and good returns. But there are risks you should NOT ignore. Read this review to see if Betterment is better.
    Personal Capital

    Personal Capital Review: Is It Worth It?

    Personal Capital is a free financial tool. But is it legit? Find out how they make money and if it's safe to use.
    M1 Finance

    M1 Finance Review: Pros and Cons

    M1 Finance lets you invest in stocks and ETFs without fees. But is it safe? Find out the pros and cons, and if it's legit.
    Fundrise

    Fundrise Review: Is It Legit?

    Fundrise lets you invest in real estate with just $500. But is it any good? Find out if they can be trusted before you sign up.
    Acorns

    Acorns Review: Is It Good?

    Acorns automatically invests your spare change. But can it help make you money? Find out if this app is safe and legit.
    Stash

    Stash Invest Review: Is It Legit?

    Can Stash help make you money? Find out if the investing app is legit and how it compares to apps like Acorns and Robinhood.
    Blooom Coupon Codes

    Blooom Review: Is It Good?

    Blooom is an affordable robo-advisor for your 401k. But is it safe and legit? Read this in-depth review for the pros and cons.

    Mint Alternatives

    Mint offers budgeting and expense tracking. But are other apps better? See how Mint compares to alternatives like Quicken, Ynab and Personal Capital.

    Quicken Alternatives and Free Competitors

    Is there a good replacement for Quicken? Check out this list of best alternatives (including free options) to manage your money.


Recent Articles

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    August 3, 2020 - Tips
    Looking for the best (and free) online budgeting tool? See how apps like YNAB, Mint, PocketGuard and more compare.

    Best Apps to Sell Stuff

    July 30, 2020 - Tips
    Selling apps offer all the profits of a yard sale with none of the hassle. Find out how popular sales apps compare, plus which have zero fees.

    Best Apps for Cash Back and Rewards

    July 27, 2020 - Tips
    Cashback apps make your hard-earned money go even further. Learn which apps earn the most (and least), plus how to optimize almost every purchase you make.

    Cost of Having a Baby

    July 25, 2020 - Tips
    For parents-to-be in the US, the total cost of having a baby is $4,569. Discover more pregnancy and child-rearing statistics.

    Multiple Streams of Income

    July 6, 2020 - Tips
    Multiple streams of income can help boost your savings or pay off debt. Take a look at these strategies to start building wealth today.

    Best Investment Tracking Software

    June 29, 2020 - Tips
    Automatically stay on top of your portfolio with these investment tracking software and apps. Find out which one is best for you.

    Second Income

    June 22, 2020 - Tips
    Having a second income stream can be an important stepping stone to reaching financial goals once thought far off.

    M1 vs Robinhood

    June 8, 2020 - Tips
    M1 Finance and Robinhood both let you trade for free. But they work completely differently. Which one is right for you? Learn how they compare.

    Low Risk Investments

    June 1, 2020 - Tips
    Low risk investments can be a great option if your main goal is to safeguard your savings and earn a stable return. Here are the safest investments.

    Low Risk High Yield Investments

    May 15, 2020 - Tips
    What types of investments pay good returns? Skip high risk options. Find out the safest investments with the highest yield.

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