Brian Barnes

Founder & CEO

M1 mobile platform

Thanks a billion

We passed $1 billion on our platform. Thank you for trusting us and for putting your money to work with M1—we couldn’t have reached this milestone without you.

How M1 makes money

How M1 makes money

Summary: M1 Finance makes money in several ways even though we do not charge management fees or commissions. The ways we make money are common revenue streams for most financial services companies. […]

Introducing M1 Spend

Introducing M1 Spend

Introducing the M1 Spend checking account and debit card that seamlessly integrate with the M1 Finance account you already know and love.

M1 Borrow

Announcing M1’s newest feature: M1 Borrow

I love talking with our users and hearing how M1 helps with their personal finances. Whether it’s demystifying investing, making ownership of particular companies possible and enjoyable, or simply saving money on […]

Where should I put my money?

Where should I put my money?

A lot of people look at investing as a complex process, driven by overwhelming amounts of data and a level of unpredictability that makes survival only possible for those with iron hearts […]

Why I founded M1 Finance

Why I founded M1 Finance

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t get warm and fuzzy feelings when you think of finance companies. Unless, perhaps, you work at one. Because traditionally, employees of finance firms often […]

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