A big Q1 for M1—and for some other brokerages you may have heard of, too
Some major online brokers saw big gains in accounts in the first quarter, including us. Check out how we did.
Sell in May and go away? How to think about this pattern in 2020
You may have heard the old “sell in May and go away” adage. But why does this pattern exist, and does it even apply anymore?
M1 Borrow improvements: You asked for them and we made them
Set schedules to borrow or pay back your loan automatically on a schedule that works for you. Plus, view your Borrow activity in Transfers, so you can now see all your M1 activity in one place.
Socially responsible investing: How to build a portfolio that matches your values
Do you buy organic food? Do you shop fair trade? SRI investing can be adapted to many value systems; read on to see how you can adjust your investments to align with your values.
5 ways to work with your brain’s wiring for better financial outcomes
Understanding the way our brains push us toward certain behaviors can make it easier to make financial decisions that lead to positive long-term outcomes.
Tax-loss harvesting—lemonade in a lemon-filled market?
Yes, it’s been a brutal few weeks in the market. We’ve all had our butts kicked. But that’s old news, and it’s not super useful to keep re-visiting it. So, what should […]
How are we dealing with this period of uncertainty?
I hope everyone is staying safe as we all deal with coronavirus. We’re obviously living through an unprecedented time, which brings a lot of uncertainty. I unfortunately have no better prognostication abilities […]
Market gyrations + E*TRADE ownership changes + Robinhood outage got you rattled? We understand
It’s been a pretty crazy couple of weeks for investors in the markets and for some of our brokerage peers. If all this has you a little rattled, we understand, and we’re here to offer our perspective.
Panicked Selling? Not from where we sit. In fact, it’s the exact opposite.
The market has been going down the last few days, but what does our data show? Take a look at how M1 investors are approaching the recent down days.
Cognitive biases can hurt your investment returns—but they don’t have to
Understand how cognitive biases work – and how to overcome them – to make sure they don’t get in the way of your investing.