Have you heard of Swagbucks? If you’re here, you probably want to learn more about them. It’s consistently one of the most popular programs on our list of sites to make extra money and I wanted to do a deeper dive into them. I first learned about Swagbucks after meeting with some of their folks […]
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My parents are the funniest cell phone users. They both have phones but they rarely use them. On a recent visit home, my dad was picking us up from the airport and left his cell phone at home. Fortunately, MacArthur Airport (located in Islip, New York) is so small that he just drove by when […]
On November 7th, 2018, RealtyShares sent an email to investors that they would be shutting down. After being unable to secure additional funding, they will not be taking on any new investors or new investments and instead focus on servicing the deals they’ve already made. We share our list of the best RealtyShares alternatives here. […]
On October 2018, Axos Financial agreed to acquire WiseBanyan Holdings and rebranded it Axos Invest. Much of the tool remained the same, it was simply brought into the Axos Financial brand. Roboadvisors are extremely popular these days. The value proposition is very clear – pay less in fees, get the same performance. The most popular […]
What’s one of your biggest monthly expenses? After housing and a car payment, chances are it’s probably your cable and internet package. For us, after housing and daycare, the next largest expense is our monthly payment to Verizon for our Fios Internet and cable. So it would make sense that if you want to try […]
Did you know that you could earn 10% cash back on purchases from Amazon.com? It’s true. The Discover it Cash Back credit card offers 5% cash back on rotating bonus categories and 1% cash back for everything else. You’ll need to remember to activate those bonus categories each quarter. But once you do that’s great […]
Robinhood is a stock brokerage that hopes to bring commission free trades of stocks to the masses. It’s an app-only brokerage that offers $0 commission trades on stocks – no minimums, no maintenance fees, and a streamlined interface that is intuitive to use. When they first came on the scene, I immediately thought of Zecco. […]
Launched in 2011, Wealthfront is a robo-advisor with $11.5+ billion in assets under management as of February 2019. A robo-advisor is a type of investment advisory service that uses robots, instead of people, to help you invest — hence the portmanteau robo-advisor. It’s a little more complicated than that but for all practical purposes, it’s […]
If you want to read my review of how Personal Capital helped me manage all of my money, including investments, in only a few minutes a month, you’re in the right place. When I first started managing my money, I did everything manually in a spreadsheet. Every month, I’d log in to each of my […]