Personal Finance Resources

We frequently receive questions about financial products and services from readers, so we thought it would be helpful to put together a comprehensive list…
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Wealthfront vs Betterment vs M1 Finance: Which is the Best Robo-Advisor in 2017?

Betterment and Wealthfront were the first independent robo-advisors to launch in the United States. Nearly a decade later, these two firms still lead…
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Discover it® Credit Card Review 2017

Discover recently announced that the Discover it® Credit Card is offering a double cash back promotion. All cash back earned in the first 12 months…
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Ally Invest Review 2017 (Formerly TradeKing)

Ally Invest was formerly known as TradeKing. Ally Financial purchased TradeKing and rebranded the existing brokerage service in early 2017. Ally Invest is a…
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Motif Investing Review 2017

Motif Investing offers a unique combination of brokerage services and managed investment portfolios. A Motif trading account allows you to trade individual securities, participate…
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Variable or Fixed Rate Student Loans: Which Should You Choose?

Whether you are applying for new student loans or refinancing your existing student loans, you must decide between variable interest rate and fixed interest rate…
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Which Student Loan Repayment Plan is the Best Option for You?

Managing student loan debt is a struggle for many Americans. More than seven million borrowers are in default, and millions more are unable…
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Federal vs Private Student Loans: Which Should You Choose?

If you have decided to attend college, you might need a student loan to cover part of the cost. There a number of…
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Consolidate Credit Card Debt with a Personal Loan

Debt consolidation is the process of combining your existing debts into one new debt. When the new debt offers a lower interest rate…
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How to Use a Balance Transfer to Eliminate Credit Card Debt

Credit cards are a dual-edged sword. When used responsibly, they offer great rewards, warranty extensions, and fraud protection. These benefits are offered to…
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