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Is Bitcoin Better Than Gold?

Bitcoin was once a joke. Then, Bitcoin was a fad. These days, after proving some staying power beyond being the new tulips, Bitcoin gets respect. Bitcoin has become mainstream with financial publications publishing predictions and analysis without accountability, just like it does with more traditional types of investing. Articles breathlessly …

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It Takes Money To Make Money Webull Example

I’m writing up a comprehensive Webull review as part of my ongoing series of brokerage app reviews where I do comparisons like Webull vs Robinhood, look at is Webull legit, and my personal finance apps reviews. My hands-on Webull review includes actually depositing money and using the Webull app to …

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Do I Need a Financial Advisor?

To read financial advice magazines and websites, you might think that anyone who uses a financial advisor is either dumb, or very rich. These money publications all say that with a little research and education, everyone should be able to do all financial planning and investing themselves to achieve financial …

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Stash vs Acorns vs Robinhood vs Betterment vs Wealthfront

It is time for a mega-review session where we review Stash versus Acorns versus Robinhood versus Betterment, and Wealthfront. Why these apps? These are current front runners in a crowded space that encourages small investments from regular people as a way to invest rather than the traditional broker models of …

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Fidelity Joins Free Commissions Movement

Fidelity announced that it too would be offering free trade commissions to its customers following earlier announcements from Schwab and TD Ameritrade. Fidelity free commission trades have some limits, but they are not onerous. While this is a newer movement among discount Wall Street brokers, it comes after many different …

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Lowest Cost Mutual Funds No Minimums

When it comes to getting started investing, it is often that first step that becomes the biggest hold up. For many would-be investors the most formidable barrier is actually free, that of setting up an actual account. However, for those with the momentum to cross that line, the next barrier …

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