M1 Finance Adds New Features Like Mobile Wallets And Dividend Monitoring!
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M1 Finance Adds New Features Like Mobile Wallets And Dividend Monitoring!

What is M1 Finance! M1 Finance is an investment brokerage that offers investment and banking services. The unique thing about M1 Finance is that they were one of the first brokerages to offer both commission-free and fractional shares on any stock listed in the US stock market. They did have predecessors like the investment brokerages Stash and Robinhood that really…

Aspiration – The Environmentally Sustainable Bank!
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Aspiration – The Environmentally Sustainable Bank!

What is Aspiration? Aspiration is an online bank that that provides many of the usual products provided by banks like checking accounts, savings accounts, investment, and credit cards. They are also a bank that focuses very, very, heavily on saving the planet with the way they do business. Whenever you spend money with Aspiration you…

What Are BDCs or Business Development Companies?
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What Are BDCs or Business Development Companies?

What are BDCs or business development companies? BDC stands for a business development company. This is a type of stock that deals with businesses that invest in other businesses that small, medium, or distressed businesses. They are somewhat higher risk, but like REITs, typically offer higher than average dividends. A BDC must invest at least…

How To Invest with Robinhood – The Brokerage That Started Free Trade Commissions!
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How To Invest with Robinhood – The Brokerage That Started Free Trade Commissions!

What is Robinhood? Robinhood is an investment brokerage that’s named after the famed fairy tale character of Robinhood, who stole from the rich and gave to the poor. Robinhood named itself in such a manner because they were one of, if not the first investment brokerage that allowed people to invest commission-free. Before Robinhood, most…

What Are MLPs or Master Limited Partnerships?
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What Are MLPs or Master Limited Partnerships?

What are MLPs or Master Limited Partnerships? MLP stands for a master limited partnership. An MLP basically is a type of stock that exists as a publicly traded limited partnership. Everyone who invests in shares, or rather “units”, of an MLP is technically considered a “limited partner”. Master Limited Partnerships have two different types of…

How To Earn 10% Cashback With The M1 Finance Rewards Card!
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How To Earn 10% Cashback With The M1 Finance Rewards Card!

What is M1 Finance? M1 Finance is an investment brokerage that offers investment and banking services. The unique thing about M1 Finance is that they were one of the first brokerages to offer both commission-free and fractional shares on any stock listed in the US stock market. They did have predecessors like the investment brokerages Stash…

What Is A SEP IRA And How Does It Work?
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What Is A SEP IRA And How Does It Work?

What is a SEP-IRA? Most people know about both traditional and Roth IRAs or individual retirement accounts. Both types of accounts are a type of retirement account that you can open through an investment brokerage and manage all on your own. The traditional IRA is a retirement account that is similar to the traditional 401k…

Unest – The Best Way To Invest For Your Child’s Future!
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Unest – The Best Way To Invest For Your Child’s Future!

What is Unest? Unest is a new brokerage account that lets you invest in a particular type of account called a UTMA, which is a tax-advantaged custodial account for kids that allowed parents and other relatives the ability to invest so that the child can use the money for large expenses. It can be used…

How To Save and Invest with Qapital!
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How To Save and Invest with Qapital!

What is Qapital? Qapital is a budgeting app similar in nature to the Digit app that I’ve talked about previously. The Qapital app allows you to budget your money by connecting your bank accounts to it and setting up savings or investment goals in the app. After setting up your own specific goals the app…

How To Save And Invest Your Money With Digit!
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How To Save And Invest Your Money With Digit!

What is Digit? Digit is a new budgeting and investment app available on both the App and Google Play stores. It allows you to create unlimited savings goals that are like Sofi’s “vaults”. It can help prevent you from getting hit by overdraft fees from your bank by instantly transferring savings over to your bank…