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How to talk about money as a couple

How to talk about money as a couple

Nearly half of all Americans identify personal finances as the toughest subject to talk about, making it an even more unpopular topic of conversation than death. Oof. It’s really no wonder hashing through the details with your significant other can feel distressing. But avoiding the topic of your finances entirely will inevitably put undue stress on your relationship. In fact, […]

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Should you roll your 401(k) into an IRA?

When you change jobs, rolling your 401(k) or 403(b) into an IRA can help you avoid fees, give you more control of your investments, and expand your investment options. Rolling a former employer’s retirement account into an IRA also helps consolidate your investments, making them easier to manage. From now through July 31, 2019, M1 Finance is offering a promotion […]

What you can learn from some of the biggest bubbles in history

What you can learn from some of the biggest bubbles in history

What constitutes a speculative bubble? According to a top Wall Street strategist, there are five identifying traits, and Bitcoin fits them all[1]. Investing icons like Warren Buffet and Jamie Dimon refuse to touch the volatile cryptocurrency[2], and the Atlantic even labeled it “the biggest and most obvious bubble in modern history[3].” Others, like the Winklevoss twins, consider Bitcoin much more […]

Which personal budgeting technique is right for you?

A well-thought-out personal budget should never feel limiting. A budget that fits your lifestyle and money habits should empower you to reach your financial goals, motivate you to make the most of your money, and give you peace of mind knowing that you’ve covered all your bases. After all, it’s tough to work toward any financial goal without charting where […]

Investing goals for every age

As your life changes, so should your financial objectives. That’s why we’ve outlined the best goals for investing in every stage of life — from early adulthood to approaching retirement.

Guest Post: The Cash Cow Couple

Guest Post: The Cash Cow Couple

We recently sat down with Jacob Lumby of the Cash Cow Couple. Jacob and his wife Vanessa have a passion for personal finance and try to help others achieve financial independence with their blog. The team has previously reviewed M1 Finance, and we wanted to learn more about Jacob’s unique perspective on investing. 1. How did you and Vanessa first become […]

The whole truth about fractional shares

The whole truth about fractional shares

You can own all of it — one piece at a time Have you heard about the Stanford Professor who turned $100,000 into $1,000,000,000? David Cheriton, a computer sciences professor, met Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were PhD students. Cheriton was impressed with Page and Brin’s business plan and gave them some invaluable advice: “Money doesn’t turn anything into […]