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LendKey Review 2017 + $100 Bonus

With more than $1.5 Billion in funded loans to date, LendKey is one of the most promising providers in the student loan space. Offering private student loans as well as student loan refinancing options, LendKey has partnered with more than 250 community banks and credit unions across the United States to emphasize better customer service and …

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Investing Review Comparison

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 the pack, but newcomer M1 Finance offers innovation and unique features while being entirely free to use. If you are looking for the best robo-advisor to manage your assets, each firm offers several …

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Investing Review

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 discount online broker, allowing self-directed investors to buy and sell stocks, bonds, options, mutual funds, and forex. Ally Invest Platform Ally Invest offers several different ways to trade: a web-based platform, a streaming HTML …

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Motif Investing Review

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 in select IPOs, build customized 30-stock portfolios (called a motif), or choose from a catalog of professional and community-built motifs. A Motif impact portfolio is a fully-automated investment portfolio aligned with your …

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Fundrise Review Real Estate Investing

Fundrise Review 2017

When first established in 2012, Fundrise offered individual real estate deals. Developers could apply for loans through Fundrise, and if approved, individual investors could invest in each project directly. This structure had a major drawback – all investors had to be accredited. Non-accredited investors (most people) were unable to participate in any real estate deals. Fundrise recently overhauled …

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Investing Reviews

M1 Finance Review 2017

M1 Finance combines the automation of a robo-advisor with the customization and control of a full-service online brokerage, and the service is entirely free for individual investors. Existing robo-advisors offer fully managed, passive portfolios. After completing a basic risk tolerance questionnaire at signup, these firms recommend a portfolio comprised of widely-diversified, index ETFs. The recommended portfolio will …

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