LendKey vs. SoFi: Which Student Loan Refinancing Platform is Right for You?

LendKey vs. SoFi: Which Student Loan Refinancing Platform is Right for You?

If you’ve been making regular payments on your existing student loans, refinancing could be a good move. Refinancing may simplify your payments by consolidating your private and federal student loans into a single loan, give you a lower interest rate, reduce your monthly payment, help you pay off your loans faster, or let your cosigner off the hook. But where should you go to find the best terms? LendKey and SoFi both connect student loan borrowers to refinancing options. Here’s…

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Personal Capital vs Mint: Which Finance Software Should You Use?

Personal Capital vs Mint: Which Finance Software Should You Use?

One of the most basic pieces of financial advice you can get is to create a budget or to save for retirement and plan for your financial future. However, most people don’t even know how to do that. Information on personal finance is scarcely taught in the public schools anymore, so a lot of people have to figure it out on their own. Fortunately, like every other problem on earth, there are apps for that. Intuit’s Mint and Personal Capital…

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Is Betterment Worth It & Safe?

Is Betterment Worth It & Safe?

If you are considering investing with Betterment, you probably have questions about whether the fees they charge are worth it. After all, there’s a lot of competition in the robo-advisor space. You may also be concerned about the security of your investment. With big names like LinkedIn, Yahoo, and even the IRS falling prey to data breaches in the past year, can Betterment keep your money and personal information safe? Here, we’ll take a look at the bang Betterment provides…

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Motif Investing vs Betterment: Which is Right for You

Motif Investing vs Betterment: Which is Right for You

Two powerhouses in the robo-investing world are Motif Investing and Betterment. If you’re considering signing up for one of these services, you should first be aware that they offer tools better suited to particular investors. Read on for a run-down of what makes these robo-advisors unique, and which one is the best fit for you. Review of: Motif Investing vs. Betterment Reviewed by: Michael Foster Published on: January 17, 2017 Last modified: January 17, 2017 Betterment Promotional Offer? Betterment Provides Non-pay 2…

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Betterment Returns Via Reddit Users

Betterment Returns Via Reddit Users

“I’ve had $10k invested for 3 years now with a pretty normal 70-30 allocation. And the returns are around $400 total. This seems quite subpar. Just the dividends alone have totaled over $600 which means the portfolio is actually under loss, right? What am I missing here? Every online media outlet/investing website seems to have a 5* rating for this company. EDIT: Not exactly 3 years, but close enough. The sample size is large enough to warrant my concern I…

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