Folio Investing Review

Folio Investing Review

Before there were “robo-advisors,” there was Folio Investing. As a pioneer in several online investing products that long-standing brokerages have since adopted, Folio Investing has established a solid online presence since they launched in 2000. If you have been looking for a DIY alternative to a traditional brokerage that still allows you to invest in … Read more

Ninjatrader Brokerage Review

Ninjatrader Brokerage Review - Is it the trader for you?

If you’ve considered getting into futures or forex trading at all, you’ve probably heard of Ninja Trader. Because it has an open-source framework, it has thousands of add-on apps and hundreds of developers working on it constantly. For this reason, it’s very popular. But is Ninja Trader the right platform or brokerage for you? Read on … Read more

SpeedTrader Review

SpeedTrader Review

If you are a frequent trader, there are two important factors that you take into consideration when choosing a trading platform, speed and cost. The higher either variable is, the smaller your bottom line can potentially be as you will find out in this SpeedTrader review. With SpeedTrader, you have the option to execute a … Read more

OptionsXpress Review

OptionsXpress Review

OptionsXpress offers a vast library of educational resources to help the beginner learn how to trade and it doesn’t charge for broker-assisted trades. It also has plenty of tools to help you find more trading ideas. However, it can be a little more expensive than its competitors…especially for high-volume options traders. Overall, OptionsXpress is a … Read more

Charles Schwab Review

Charles Schwab Review

Among the full-service online brokerages, Charles Schwab continues to receive positive marks for their many investment offerings, competitive trade fees, and 24/7 customer support. You will like Charles Schwab if you want to trade stocks, ETFs, and mutual funds for a low fee whether you are a novice or advanced trader. In this Charles Schwab … Read more

Scottrade Review

Scottrade Review

Scottrade is a versatile, multi-faceted investment platform founded 35 years ago and with over 500 branches across the US. Privately owned with over $170 billion in AUM and over 3 million clients, it provides a suite of investment and brokerage products, banking services investment guidance. The firm now operates under four main business areas providing … Read more

TD Ameritrade Review

TD Ameritrade Review

As one of the oldest and largest discount brokerages in the United States, TD Ameritrade offers investment options for just about anybody ranging from “buy and hold” investors to active traders that need advanced research platforms.  While there is a lot to like about TD Ameritrade, it might not be the cheapest brokerage and day … Read more

Robinhood Review

Robinhood Review

Have you ever wanted to do all your stock trading from your smartphone for free? Well, that’s a possibility by using a mobile-only app as you will find out in this Robinhood review. While you won’t have a full-service trading platform if you trade on Robinhood, it can be a good way to begin investing … Read more

Best Vanguard Funds for Retirement

Best Vanguard Funds for Retirement

Vanguard Growth Index Fund Admiral Shares (VIGAX) 0.08% 13.37% $10,000 Fairly high Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI) 0.05% 13.91% – Fairly high Vanguard Target Retirement 2050 Fund (VFIFX) 0.16% 9.94% $1,000 Fairly low Vanguard Wellesley Income Fund Investor Shares (VWINX) 0.22% 6.95% $3,000 Low Vanguard International Growth Fund Investor Shares (VWIGX) 0.46% 6.88% $3,000 … Read more

Motif Investing Review

Motif Investing Review

Motif Investing is an incredible platform for the novice investor and seasoned pro alike. The unique concept of thematic portfolios allows you to choose what niche you would like to invest in, and assists you through the process of building a portfolio that best suits your needs. Prior to opening up your Motif account and … Read more