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10 Top Money and Investing Apps for 2018

By staff columnist, Alexandra Deluise Money Apps to Simplify Your Life and Build Wealth Our society has moved so far beyond the traditional “banker’s hours” at this point. Without instant access to our finances, we would be at a complete loss. But with the wealth of information available—pun absolutely intended—how can we choose the best money apps to help us manage our finances, investments and budgets? No worries: I’ve done a lot of the legwork for you. Here are 10 of the best money and finance …

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7 Robo-Advisors With Human Touch – Digital Investment Advice + Live Advisors

There’s a Robo-Advisor With Human Touch for All Let’s face it, the idea of turning one’s finances over to a robo-advisor is nerve-wracking for some. In fact, you might be skeptical about hiring a totally automated investment manager and would prefer a robo-advisor with human advisor access. If you want a digital investment advisor with a human touch, you’re not alone. Hybrid robo-advisors are gaining in popularity. There’s no denying that robo-advisors are helping people make good investment choices as well as, if not better …

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Robo-advisors With the Most Assets Under Management (AUM)

Robo Advisors with the Most AUM in 2018 In the financial advisory world, assets under management, or AUM, is a very important metric. Most advisors, both traditional and robo-advisors, earn their income as a percentage of AUM. Experts estimate that robo-advisors could see their assets under management increase by over $800 billion over the next five years as they continue to plow investors’ money into electronically traded funds (ETFs) according to a recent report by PricewaterhouseCoopers. A.T. Kearney estimates that digital advice could grow to over …

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The 6 Best Robo-Advisor Investing Apps – For Growing Your Wealth

You Have to Choose One of These 6 Robo-Advisor Apps Today’s world is a bustling place: somewhere between all of our important obligations (work, family, friends, and food, to name a few!) we need to find time to manage, maintain, and build wealth. With robo-advisors steadily gaining dominance in the financial sector, the answer to why a robo-advisor is the best option for investors-on-the-go is clear: they are available 24/7 and based on sound investment research. The increasing availability of robo-advisors makes it easier than …

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TD Ameritrade Personalized Portfolios Target the Wealthy

TD Ameritrade Personalized Portfolios Strive for Perfection On the heels of Essential and Selective robo-advisory portfolios, TD Ameritrade launches Personalized Portfolios, for wealthier clients. Answering the call for greater human touch and more investment options than the typical digital wealth management robo-advisor, TD Ameritrade’s Personalized Portfolios seeks perfection. Just short of an independent financial advisor, TD Ameritrade Personalized Portfolios targets wealthier clientele than the typical robo-advisor, with a promise of greater services. Read: Best Robo-advisors for Retirees TD Ameritrade Includes a Gamut of Digital Robo-Advisory …

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What Is the Ultimate Goal of a Robo-Advisor?

Many people who have never heard of robo-advisors have one question in mind: “what is the ultimate goal of a robo-advisor?” Maybe you understand that a robo-advisor has something to do with investing. But what else does a robo-advisor do and how does it help with investing? For starters, any investment decision you make should be well-informed and make sense based on your investing style, financial situation, and goals. So, do the goals of a robo-advisor align with your own? The way I see it, …

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Robo-Advisor News July 2018 - U.S. Bancorp, WorthFM, Betterment, TIAA, Schwab + More
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Robo-Advisor News July 2018 – U.S. Bancorp, WorthFM + More

Who Needs a Niche Robo-Advisor? Do we really need niche robo-advisors? In light of the customizability of most robo-advisors, being upset about the closing of WorthFM, a robo-advisor specifically designed for women, could seem hyperbolic. Still, niche robo-advisors are helpful for many different situations. Women might need certain features in a retirement planner, for example. Other investors might want a robo-advisor specially equipped to handle Bitcoin or other cryptocurrency investments. And while some new investors might want to get started with a low-cost robo-advisor, other …

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Emperor Investments – Stock Investing Robo-Advisor Launches

Emperor Robo-Advisor – For Stock Investors Only Are you seeking investment management with steady income and low volatility? Do you want the chance to super-charge your returns? Is dividend investing your thing? If so, Emperor Investments, a dividend pure equity investment manager might be your solution. Founded by Brenna Casserly, former investment analyst and Dr. Francis Tapon, economics professor at the University of Guelph, the investing approach was implemented ten years ago, with their own money. I’ve spent some time digging into Emperor Investments and …

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An Introduction to Robo-Advisors

Schwab Explains Robo-Advisors I received this robo-advisor pitch in my email and had to share it: “We know there’s a lot of talk and coverage about robo-advisors, but we’re guessing there are still a lot of unanswered questions as to how they work and how consumers can use them. Given this, I wanted to share a new infographic from Schwab which provides a digestible step-by-step introduction to robo-advisors. I thought this infographic could help clarify common questions for prospective and current investors. Knowing that you have previously …

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Hedgeable Closes to Retail Investors – Active Robo Restructures

Robo-Advisor News – Hedgeable Closes to Retail Investors “Hedgeable is restructuring, and we have decided to discontinue our regulated investment management business effective August 9, 2018… On that date, all access to the existing Hedgeable investment management portal will cease to be operational.” ~Hedgeable website Launched in 2010, Hedgeable is one of the earliest robo-advisors. Unlike Betterment and Wealthfront early adopters, Hedgeable took a “hedge-fund” like approach to investing. In contrast with the passive, index fund ETF investing strategy, Hedgeable used alternative investments like precious …

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