3 Best Robo-Advisors in 2024 (Out of 23 Evaluated)

3 Best Robo-Advisors in 2024 (Out of 23 Evaluated)

Robo-Advisors promise to make investing easy at a very low cost. Investors have taken notice. According to one estimate, automated investing platforms will manage nearly $1.5 trillion by the end of the year. With dozens of options, however, picking the best robo-advisor can be overwhelming. To help, I examined about two dozen robos and narrowed…

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Morningstar Investor Review And 2024 User’s Guide

Morningstar is best known for its stock, bond, etf and mutual fund research. Recently it launched Morningstar Investor, a paid service for retail investors. It replaces Morningstar Premium, a service I used for years. In this Morningstar review, I’ll take a deep dive into the Investor product and provide some tips on how best to…

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10 Alternatives to Morningstar to Track Your Portfolio for Free

I’ve used Morningstar to track and analyze various investment portfolios for over 20 years. Recently, they launched what is called Morningstar Investor. It’s an updated and refreshed version of the company’s old portfolio tracker. Unfortunately, the new Morningstar Investor is expensive ($34.95/month or $249/year). As a result, many have reached out to me asking what…

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Personal Capital (Empower) vs Mint: My Ratings After Using Both for Years

Personal Capital and Mint are two of the most popular personal finance apps today. I’ve used both for many years. In this article we’ll compare Mint vs Personal Capital to see which one is best. As is often the case, both Personal Capital and Mint have pros and cons. In some cases Personal Capital is…

13 Best Investment Broker Bonus Offers of 2024

Like many other businesses, investment brokers sometimes offer bonuses to encourage investors to sign up with their services. Not all brokers offer a sign-up bonus, but a surprising number do. In this article, we’ll look at the 13 best investment broker bonus offers available in 2024. Be aware that each of these bonus offers has…