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Robo Investment Advice: The Pros and Cons

Robo-advisors have been making headlines lately as a great substitute for traditional personal financial advisors. But is robo investment advice worth the hype? Find out the pros and cons of robo-advisors and learn if a digital investment advisor is right for you. As with any decision regarding your money, it is essential to consider the pros and cons of robo advice before investing with a digital advisor. In particular, you should consider how robo investment advice stacks up against a financial advisor and which works …

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List of robo-advisers. Top 28 digital investment managers.
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2019 List of Robo-Advisors – Top 30 Digital Investment Managers

List of Robo-Advisors – 30 Top Automated Investment Managers Robo-advisors have become extremely popular in the investment management sphere. This list of robo-advisors includes an introduction to the 30 top digital investment services. Also, you’ll find quite a bit of differentiation within the list of robo-advisors. You might wonder why you need a robo-advisor. Here are the practical reasons for using a robo-advisory service for your investment management: You’re busy and you want your money professionally managed. You’re drawn to the promise of sophisticated investment …

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Robo-advisor News November 2018 – TD Ameritrade, Wealthfront + More

Human-robo Hybrid Advisors are the Order of the Month! By staff columnist, Alexandra Deluise Companies like Morgan Stanley and Wealthfront, are digitizing aspects of their financial advice so that clients can get the quick algorithmic thinking of a robo-advisor, while also benefiting from the human touch that is frequently missing from robo-advisors. Times are changing, and investors want (and need!) flexibility in their investing options. In response to these needs, investment companies are combining the best of robo-advisors with human counterparts. How Do Investment Companies Feel …

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Robo-Advisor News September 2018 – Betterment, Vanguard, SigFig + More

Robo-Advisor News – September 2018 September is a huge month in terms of robo-advisor changes and announcements. Some of the most well-known robos are offering new and innovative services, winning awards, and acquiring new investments—all with the investor’s experience and needs in mind. Even stalwart JP Morgan launched an investment app. This month robo-advisor news brings an exciting announcement from Betterment, a robo-advisor we talk about frequently here at Robo-Advisor Pros. In order to provide even better service to their customers, Betterment is making it …

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Active management robo-advisors are disrupting the digital investment markets
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6 Active Management Robo-Advisors Strive to Beat the Market

Active Management Robo-Advisors, the Next Digital Investment Wave One of the most appealing features of the robo-advisor is the fact that you can get the benefits of professional financial management with lower fees than a traditional financial professional. Is the active management robo-advisor next? Did you believe that robo-advisors only offered only limited or passive investing? Not necessarily. Some active management robo-advisors do have those autonomous investing options, certainly, but many robo-advisors also have active management approaches along with human guidance. Click to find out; …

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Robo-Advisor News August 2018 – Twine, Qplum, Wealthfront + More

From Free Trades to Travel the World – Robo-Advisors Innovate Just when it seems like there can’t possibly be new and exciting things happening in the investing sector, robo-advisors are there to prove you wrong. This month brought a lot of change in the robo-advisor scene. Although some robos, like Hedgeable and WorthFM, ended up closing their doors this year, we still have a lot to look forward to. Free Trades – Yea! One of the most notable events is that Wealthsimple rolled out a …

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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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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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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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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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