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Personal Finance 2021-03-03T22:21:28Z
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SoFi Credit Card review: 2% cash back, with World Elite Mastercard perks like cell phone protection

The no-annual-fee SoFi Credit Card offers 2% cash back when you deposit rewards to an eligible SoFi account, and now anybody can apply.
Personal Finance 2021-03-03T21:26:11Z
Investments TOD

What happens to your investments after you die?

Most investing apps offer transfer on death (TOD), trust accounts, or other estate options that transfer your investments to beneficiaries post-death.
Personal Finance 2021-03-03T19:38:02Z
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An entrepreneur who retired at 36 says his simple investment strategy means he'll never have to work again

He's invested in diversified US and international index funds and bond funds that pay dividends annually. He's also invested in real estate funds.
Finance 2021-03-03T15:26:31Z

Inside the cult of Cathie Wood, the rockstar stock-picker whose ETFs are dominating 2021

ARK Invest's ETF assets are accumulating at a record pace. The question isn't if CEO Cathie Wood has made it to the top, but if she can stay there.
Personal Finance 2021-03-02T22:16:09Z

M1 Finance review: Investing app for automated and DIY trading

M1 Finance is a money management app offering active trading, automated investing, retirement accounts, digital banking, and more.
Finance 2021-03-02T17:07:16Z

We're seeking nominations for Insider's rising stars of equity research under 35 — here's how to apply

We're looking to highlight talented Wall Street analysts that are giving clients top-notch insights and making a name for themselves in the process.
Personal Finance 2021-03-01T22:56:40Z

The 9 best investing books to read if you're freaking out about the stock market

These nine investing books can help you re-focus your investment strategy or create a new habit while social distancing continues.
Personal Finance 2021-03-01T16:48:30Z

4 things a financial advisor wants you to know before you invest in GameStop

The fascination with the hot stock of the moment, combined with the lack of knowledge about stock market investing, can lead to steep losses.
Premium Finance 2021-03-01T14:59:20Z

AllianceBernstein's CFO lays out the $683 billion money manager's plans to muscle into the red-hot SPAC market

After AllianceBernstein co-sponsored a blank-check company for the first time, it has ambitions to do more in the space, Ali Dibadj told Insider.
Personal Finance 2021-03-01T14:46:58Z

The best investment apps to use right now

Whether you're a beginner with long-term goals or an active investor trying to build wealth, here are our picks for the best investment apps.
Personal Finance 2021-03-01T14:45:46Z

The best real estate crowdfunding investment platforms

The best real estate crowdfunding platforms usually offer low account minimums, automated account options, and multiple investment types.
Personal Finance 2021-03-01T14:42:45Z

These are the best IRA accounts available right now

The best IRA accounts offer commission-free trading, low fees, and self-directed or automated investing options.
Personal Finance 2021-03-01T14:41:11Z

Here are the best Roth IRA accounts available right now

The best Roth IRA accounts are usually free to set up and offer access to multiple investment options.
Personal Finance 2021-03-01T14:38:26Z

The best stock trading apps of 2021

The best stock trading apps offer low-fee accounts and feature-filled mobile platforms, as well as education resources and a variety of account types.
Personal Finance 2021-02-26T21:16:46Z

Finhabits review: Automated investing app with support for both Spanish and English

Finhabits is an automated app offering emergency reserve accounts, personal investment accounts, IRAs, and Spanish-language classes for entrepreneurs.
Personal Finance 2021-02-26T20:59:53Z

I was tempted to buy into the GameStop stock frenzy, but a friend's advice helped me make a smarter decision with my money

As a rookie investor, she made the mistake of buying individual stocks. But an investor friend helped her develop a better plan.
Personal Finance 2021-02-25T20:09:17Z

5 signs you can't trust an investment app with your money

If an investment app doesn't offer customer support or fee transparency, it may not be the best place to park your money.
Premium Finance 2021-02-25T16:13:54Z

Meme stocks and FOMO are attracting millions of newbie traders. Here's how giant brokerages are scrambling to help them navigate wild markets.

Waves of investors entered the market during the pandemic, reaching new heights during the GameStop stock surge. The hard part is showing them the ropes.
Personal Finance 2021-02-24T21:42:47Z

Roofstock review: Invest in single-family rentals with cash, financing, or IRAs

Roofstock is an online real estate marketplace that allows investors to buy or sell single-family rental properties.
Investing 2021-02-24T14:24:20Z

CEO of Future Super: Gender equity is everyone's business, and it isn't a pipe dream

Future Super is using its investments to demonstrate that more diverse and equitable companies are not just good ethics, but good economics.
Personal Finance 2021-02-23T21:06:45Z

How trustworthy are investment apps like Charles Schwab and Robinhood?

You can learn more about a company's trustworthiness from its Better Business Bureau rating, but you should do additional research too.
Personal Finance 2021-02-23T20:58:17Z

Blooom investing review: Automated management for 401(k)s, IRAs, and other employer-sponsored plans

Blooom is a robo-advisor offering automated investment management for 401(k)s, IRAs, and other retirement plans.
Personal Finance 2021-02-23T17:16:45Z

4 mistakes first-time investors are always making, according to financial experts

Investing money you can't afford to lose, following trends, and trying to time the market are all bad investment strategies.
Personal Finance 2021-02-22T17:39:04Z

3 strategies I'm using to build wealth for the future after the pandemic upended my spending

After noticing she had $300 to $500 extra in her budget every month, she decided to save and invest it for the future.
Premium Finance 2021-02-22T14:23:14Z

Here's why ESG adoption from the world's biggest asset managers all comes down to data

Sustainability is a growing focus for investors at a time when the new administration may look to define "ESG." Data is a key part of the equation.
Personal Finance 2021-02-21T14:02:00Z

I built a 6-figure net worth by age 25 by following a simple piece of advice from my grandparents

Before speaking to her grandparents, investing wasn't really on her radar. But their simple advice helped her start saving for her future.
Investing 2021-02-20T15:48:48Z

BestInvest calls out the top 5 worst performing asset management firms, with Invesco taking pole position for the sixth time running

BestInvest just dropped their "Spot the Dog" report that names and shames the "dog funds." These are its top 5 worst-performing firms that are in the kennels.
Personal Finance 2021-02-19T21:00:53Z

Acorns makes it easy to invest your spare change, but the monthly fee might not make sense for everyone

With Acorns, you can round up your transactions to the nearest dollar and can start investing with as little as $5.
Personal Finance 2021-02-19T20:34:02Z

SoFi Invest is a worthwhile investment app for beginners without a ton of money to invest

SoFi Invest is best for beginner investors, or those who already have other SoFi accounts. Both automated and active investing are available.
Personal Finance 2021-02-19T19:31:12Z

Marcus Invest review: Automate your investment and retirement accounts with Goldman Sachs' new app

Marcus Invest is a new Goldman Sachs-owned automated investment app that lets you set up IRAs, and individual or joint investment accounts.
Personal Finance 2021-02-18T19:32:04Z

Why a stock market crash is actually a good time to invest, according to 3 financial planners

It can be gut-wrenching to see the value of your investments drop, but a down market is a good time to add more to your investment accounts.
Tech 2021-02-17T22:10:19Z

Robinhood's CEO rejects his app allows for the 'gamification' of investing, and denies using rewards and confetti animation to encourage trading

"Even though we have made investing easier, we recognize it is not a game," Tenev said in his testimony ahead of a Congressional hearing.
Tech 2021-02-17T21:31:47Z

Robinhood's CEO called for the revision of outdated SEC trading rules in his prepared remarks for the Congressional hearing on GameStop

"Millions of new investors have entered the market," Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev said. "It is time for the financial system to catch up."
Personal Finance 2021-02-17T21:04:44Z

How to find out if your investing app sells your trades to make a profit

If you're curious about whether your investing app receives payment for order flow, you can learn more by researching its SEC Rule 606 report.
Personal Finance 2021-02-17T20:57:27Z

When I first started investing, I threw my money at companies I knew and loved, but it was an expensive mistake for 2 reasons

Instead of researching companies or investing in ETFs or index funds, she took a friend's investing advice — and ended up regretting it.
Personal Finance 2021-02-17T19:56:56Z

5 red flags to look out for in your favorite investing app

If your investing app has bright, flashing colors and sends a lot of push notifications to your phone, it might be influencing you to trade more.
Personal Finance 2021-02-17T19:21:18Z

Digit app review: Easily set aside money to save for multiple goals

Digit analyzes your linked bank account every day to see how much you can afford to save. The first 30 days are free, then you'll pay $5 per month.
Personal Finance 2021-02-17T19:20:36Z

4 things financial planners wish they could tell everyone who's investing with Robinhood for the first time

You should have a savings and retirement fund before you consider a Robinhood account. Then, know your risk tolerance and tax implications.
Personal Finance 2021-02-17T16:33:47Z

Yieldstreet offers alternative investments, like art and real estate, to those with plenty of cash to invest

Yieldstreet is an investment platform and fund manager focused on alternative asset classes, including art, real estate, and legal settlements.
Investing 2021-02-16T12:31:34Z

Goldman Sachs is launching a digital investment platform, and you can open an account with a minimum of $1,000

Marcus Invest will allocate and rebalance customers' wealth across portfolios of stocks and bonds, Goldman Sachs said.
Strategy 2021-02-15T14:57:34Z

How mogul Merck Mercuriadis bought songs by Shakira, Neil Young, and Taylor Swift to grow a $1 billion company

Merck Mercuriadis of Hipgnosis recently purchased Shakira's catalog. He's shaking up the world of music publishing and putting songwriters first.
Personal Finance 2021-02-12T21:44:29Z

Webull investing review: Commission-free investments, margin accounts, and cryptocurrencies for active traders

Webull is a discount brokerage offering commission-free investments, individual brokerage accounts, IRAs, cryptocurrency trading, and margin accounts.
Personal Finance 2021-02-12T15:31:59Z

I used to think investing was expensive, but it only took me $20 a week to get started

Investing can work on most budgets, and investing $20 a week consistently proved that wealth-building isn't for rich people only.
Personal Finance 2021-02-11T21:53:42Z

Fidelity Investments review: Low-cost trades and research for both active and hands-off investors

Fidelity Investments is an online brokerage providing commission-free trading, robo-advice, investment research, and other wealth-building products.
Premium Cannabis 2021-02-11T21:00:13Z

Three hedge funds that focus on cannabis generated eye-popping returns by betting on the US, according to exclusive documents

Three hedge funds that invest heavily in the cannabis sector shared their financials exclusively with Insider, revealing eye-popping 2020 performance.
Personal Finance 2021-02-11T18:32:57Z

I always thought investing had to be complicated, but reading 'Millionaire Teacher' showed me how to put it on auto-pilot

Robo-advisors are low-cost companies that leave investment decisions to the cold rationality of computers instead of opening them up to human error.
Personal Finance 2021-02-11T14:55:43Z

Stash is an investment app that's good for beginners who need help finding money to invest

Stash is an investment app that offers fee-free trades, fractional share investing, and account fees starting at $1 per month.
Premium Cannabis 2021-02-11T14:18:14Z

Reddit traders are piling into cannabis stocks and driving up valuations, but experts say they're betting on the wrong companies

"I think a lot of people are going to get hurt again," one investor told Insider about retail traders piling into cannabis stocks.
Personal Finance 2021-02-10T21:25:55Z

Ally Invest review: Options for both active traders and hands-off investors

Ally Invest is an online brokerage that provides self-directed trading, automated investing, retirement accounts, and forex trading.
Personal Finance 2021-02-09T22:35:05Z

Chase You Invest review: Choose between DIY trading and robo-advice

Chase You Invest is a J.P. Morgan-owned brokerage offering investing accounts, retirement accounts, and market insights.
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