Investing, Passive income, TSP

How to Start Investing While You Are in the Military

How to Start Investing While You Are in the Military Being a service member gives you access to investment vehicles that civilians don’t get. That’s a great thing! But at the same time, it can be really confusing and hard to understand. Combine that with that fact that so many service members are young, haven’t had much in the way …


Investing, Passive income

13 Great Ways to Invest Small Amounts of Money

13 Great Ways to Invest Small Amounts of Money Everyone in your life is telling you that you need to begin investing. But it’s hard to get started when you don’t have a lot of money. It sometimes seems like the system is stacked against you. Many mutual funds require an initial investment of thousands of dollars, and they take …


Power E*TRADE (formerly OptionsHouse) Review

Power E*TRADE (formerly OptionsHouse) Review In 2016, low-cost broker E*Trade purchased Aperture New Holdings, the parent company of the trading platform, OptionsHouse. E*Trade operated OptionsHouse as a stand alone site until late 2017 when it reopened as Power E*Trade. Power E*Trade is E*Trade’s low cost platform for trading stocks, options, futures and more. The platform is designed for frequent traders, …

Blueprint Income Review – Income And Fixed Annuities Online

Blueprint Income Review – Income And Fixed Annuities Online Everyone wants to live a long and fulfilling life. But when you look at retirement calculators, it’s easy to see that planning to live a long time is expensive. When it comes to figuring out how to fund your retirement, guaranteed sources of income (such as annuities) make a lot of …

A Young Investor’s Guide to ETFs

A Young Investor’s Guide to ETFs As you start building a portfolio, you’ll likely hear this kind of advice: “You really can’t go wrong with ETFs.” Or, “If I could go back 20 years I’d invest only in ETFs.” This is pretty good advice. ETFs do offer flexibility, diversity, and liquidity for starters. But at the same time, investing is …

The Top Five Best Investing Apps That Let You Invest For Free In 2019

The Top Five Best Investing Apps That Let You Invest For Free In 2019 Investing is risky. It comes with few guarantees. The only investing guarantee I can offer is this: everything held equal, the less you pay in fees, the better your returns. Fees don’t have to stop you from making wise and lucrative investments. Thankfully, we live in …

The Five Best Money Management Apps of 2019 to Help You

The Five Best Money Management Apps of 2019 to Help You New year, new financial you. Do you want to get your finances on track this year but you’re not sure where to get started? Which apps are the most helpful? And how they will benefit you? We’ve got you covered. We’ve reviewed pretty much every money management app, and …

Which Retirement Account is Right For You?

Which Retirement Account is Right For You? Are you looking to set up a retirement account or an investment account? Do you want a quick explanation of your options for doing so? If so, you’ve come to the right place. There are many acronyms and numerical distinctions out there regarding retirement accounts. And this can make it confusing to understand …

Wealthfront Review: A Top Notch RoboAdvisor

Wealthfront Review: A Top Notch RoboAdvisor Launched in 2011, Wealthfront was one of the first so-called robo-advisors. It’s a platform that offers automated investment management services, and as of a few months ago, it offers automated financial planning options and lines of credit for clients with brokerage accounts. Since it’s one of the largest robo-advisors based on assets under management, …