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14 Best Online Brokers to Trade Stocks in 2020

Human stock brokers continue to play a role in the financial industry, but many brokers today aren’t human at all. They’re the digital platforms — online stock brokers — that have improved the experience and cost of investing. Which online brokers are best for you? Find out here.
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What Is a Target Date Mutual Fund? – Pros & Cons...

Balancing your investments between stocks and bonds helps you manage risk as you near retirement. Target-date mutual funds automatically rebalance your portfolio toward less volatile investments as you approach your target retirement age. Read on to find out if target-date funds are right for you.
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Robo-Advisor vs. Human Financial Advisor – Which Is Best for You?

Robo-advisors have disrupted and democratized the world of investment management. But human investment advisors bring their own advantages to the table and make sense for some investors. Which is right for you? It’s an easier decision than you might think.
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11 Ways to Eliminate Investment Fees & Reduce Costs in Your...

Transaction commissions and expense ratios are on their way down as investors gain more awareness of — and aversion to — the costs of their investments. Here’s how you can eliminate fees and costs from your investment portfolio and keep more of your earnings compounding for you.
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8 Financial Accounts to Open for Your Child to Create Lifelong...

If you want your kids to grow into wealthy, financially literate adults, you’re going to have to teach them about money. Here are some important accounts you can open on your child’s behalf to help them learn good financial habits.
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6 Retirement Planning Challenges for Freelancers & Entrepreneurs

There are more self-employed Americans now than ever before. According to Upwork's 2018 survey of the industry, the gig economy has swollen to include...
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10 Ways to Invest in Real Estate and Create Multiple Streams...

Real estate is not only an income-oriented investment, it’s also a less volatile asset class than stocks. Here are 10 ways you can invest in real estate to start diversifying your passive income immediately.
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Best Investment Strategies & Accounts for Active-Duty Military Members

Military pay can’t make you rich, but it does provide excellent saving and investing opportunities, including some unavailable to civilians. By understanding how to take advantage of them, you can secure your future and potentially even retire young.
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Best Real Estate Crowdfunding Sites & Investment Platforms

Real estate offers plenty to like as an alternative to bonds. Historically, most investors only had access to real estate investment trusts. But real estate crowdfunding companies created a new way to invest in real estate. These are the best real estate crowdfunding websites around.
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How Much to Save for Retirement – Planning Strategies for Every...

How much is “enough” when it comes to retirement savings? How do you know how much you should be saving, and at what ages, to reach your financial goals? While the answer varies from person to person, some universal rules apply.
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12 Best Financial Newsletters for Business & Investment News

Most of us don’t have time to read The Wall Street Journal cover to cover each morning to stay on top of financial news. Fortunately, with these email newsletters, you get news, tips, and free education delivered straight to your inbox for a quick read over your coffee.
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14 Numbers You Need to Know When Investing in Real Estate...

One of the great advantages of investing in real estate is that you can predict your returns — if you know what numbers to look at. Whether you want to flip houses or invest in income properties, here are the numbers you need to know to ensure every deal you buy is a good one.