Robo-advisor vs financial advisor - which is better. Get the pros & cons.
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Robo-Advisor vs Financial Advisor – Which is Best?

Which is Better, Robo-Advisor or Human Financial Advisor? By contributing columnist, Hank Coleman Robo-advisors are everywhere you turn. Or, so it seems. These automated online investment platforms appeal to new and younger investors, but they can be a good fit for seasoned pros as well. The key to deciding whether to go robo-advisor or human financial advisor is to understand what’s right for you and your financial situation. Are you tired of paying high fees and commissions with a traditional financial advisor? Does the investment …

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Robo-advisors and the future of the wealth management industry
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How Do Robo-Advisors Fit in With Traditional Wealth Managers?

The Relationship Between Robo-Advisors and Traditional Wealth Managers Robo-advisors are upending the wealth management industry. Digital wealth managers are launching new platforms, merging, and creating hybrid models. Robo-advisor growth is explosive, but digital investment advisors remain small participants in the total global wealth management AUM. Discover whether the robo-advisor is a true threat to the conventional wealth manager or not. Interview with Barbara A. Friedberg, MBA by Maryna Tykholoz – Cukov, MS for her International Management MBA thesis at Furtwangen University, Germany on the topic, …

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Insurtech - the new fintech innovation. Insurance in minutes, not months.
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Insurtech: Fast Life Insurance Coverage

Guest contributor, JC Matthews Insurtech: Rapid Underwriting The End of the 3 Month Life Insurance Application Fintech, or financial technology solutions have dominated the finance industry, yet insurtech is late to the party. Insurtech describes financial innovation technology solutions for the insurance industry. These new fintech insurance technological advances expedite the insurance process saving you time and money.   You’ll probably agree that the current life insurance underwriting process is too long, entirely frustrating, and doesn’t meet your expectations of the life insurance buying process, either online …

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You can afford to start investing today with these 4 low investment minimum robo-advisors.
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Top 5 Robo-Advisors with Low Investment Minimums-You Can Afford to Invest

*Please read affiliate disclosure below. Best Robo-Advisors for Millennials and Those Without Much Cash Getting started investing is never easy; not only do you need to choose the best investments for your lifestyle and financial goals, but it is often believed that you need to scrounge up a large minimum cash investment in order to make any substantial investment. In fact, some online brokerage accounts won’t let you invest in a mutual fund without $2,500. Yet, don’t despair, there are robo-advisors with low minimum investment …

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How to choose a robo-advisor. 7 easy questions to ask.
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How to Choose a Robo-Advisor – Ask These 7 Questions First

*Please read affiliate disclosure below. You know the drill-invest for the future or you’ll be destined to rely on a paltry Social Security payment in your old age. So, you kick some money into your employer’s 401(k) plan, but you want to invest additional money for your future. If investing seems a bit complicated, then find out how to choose a robo-advisor to help manage your money and grow your wealth. Learn about this handy investing platform and how to choose a robo-advisor in a …

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Robo-advisor exchange traded fund management expense ratio-what is it?
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What Is a Robo-Advisor Fund Management Expense Ratio?

Don’t Fall For High Fund Management Expense Ratios Most robo-advisors have an advertised management expense ratio (MER) fee. This is the percent you pay to the automated advisor to manage your investments. It ranges from zero with M1 Finance to between 0.49% and 0.89% for the Personal Capital Advisors specialized service. Yet, there’s another fee that every investor who buys a mutual or exchange traded fund pays, whether they’re investing in a robo-advisor or not. This is the fund’s management expense ratio. When investing with …

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Best Site to Buy Stocks-Motif Investing

How I Use Motif Investing to Find Good Ways to Invest Money Guest contributor, Joseph Hogue, CFA Why is Motif Investing the Best Site to Buy Stocks? Motif Investing can help you save money investing but it is also one of my favorite tools for finding investing ideas. This website posted a review of Motif Investing a few months back, comparing it against robo-advisors and the DIY option in investing. It had some great points and got me thinking about how I was using Motif. …

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