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.
5 reasons penny stocks aren’t worth the money (and what to buy instead)
A lot of new investors are drawn to penny stocks. It’s easy to see why these instruments might seem appealing at first glance: because penny stocks by definition sell for $5.00 or […]
Survey: M1 investors most likely to review investments quarterly or annually
During the last weeks of 2018, we polled our customers to get a sense of their investment plans for 2019. Here, we present those findings, along with some insight from investment professionals about […]
What to do if your brokerage account is acquired by another firm
Uh, oh… Your go-to investing platform was bought by another firm, and your brokerage account is being moved. It happens: just this year, E*Trade acquired 1 million accounts from Capital One Investing (if you’re […]
In-kind transfers: How to move stocks from one brokerage to another
Switching brokerages? Cash transfers can be costly. Maintain your cost basis and avoid tax consequences with in-kind transfers.
Lump-Sum Investing vs. Dollar-Cost Averaging: The Pros and Cons
When it comes to your investments, what’s the best strategy for you?
Everything you ever wanted to know about dividends
Everything you need to know about dividends: what they are, how they’re paid, key dates, and how they benefit your portfolio.
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 […]
What every company must know about their employees’ financial health
Investing in employees’ financial health can result in increased productivity and better retention. Check out our best tips for how to get started.
Summer means sun, sand, surf . . . and checking on your finances
You should always have a mid-year check-in on your financial goals. Take twenty minutes and review this checklist from M1 Finance to assess your situation.