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, […]
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 […]
8 investing books to add to your reading list ASAP
Wondering which must-read investing book to pick up first? Our top 8 top picks have you covered, with everything from investing 101 to advice from industry experts to the psychology behind speculative bubbles.
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. Investing icons like Warren Buffet and Jamie Dimon refuse to touch the volatile cryptocurrency, and the Atlantic even labeled it “the biggest and most obvious bubble in modern history.” 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 […]
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
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 […]