Peer-to-Peer Lending: The Ultimate Guide for Borrowers and Investors

Peer-to-peer lending relies on a crowdsourcing model where other people can fund your loan. Peer-to-peer funding attracts two different types of people: borrowers who need money, and investors who want to make money funding other people’s loans.

Lindsay VanSomeren 18 Dec

How to Start Investing with $100

You don’t have to be wealthy to start investing. You don’t even have to have a full-time job. In fact, with the advent of new technologies and more flexible brokerage firm accounts, you can start investing with only $100.

Cat Alford 31 Oct

10 Best Investing Books to Read in 2020

The best investment books are a great way to introduce yourself to new strategies and expert opinions. Even if you’re a seasoned investor, you can still learn from this list of the best investing books of all time.

Amy Beardsley 10 Oct

What is Micro Investing and Is It Worth It?

Micro investing apps allow anyone to get started passive investing with as little as $5 in many cases. They’re designed to make investing fun by offering well-designed interfaces and often feature easy-to-understand descriptions of exactly what you’re doing and why.

Lindsay VanSomeren 28 Aug

How and Where to Open an IRA

An IRA should be part of your retirement arsenal. It’s one of the best savings and investment vehicles you can have. Here’s how to open an IRA and where to start your account, including which brokers have the lowest fees.

Cat Alford 30 Jul

10 Timeless Investing Tips to Become a Successful Investor

Some investment tips are better than others, and weeding through the bad ones can take a while and cost you money. Learn about the most timeless, simple and easy-to-understand investing tips that will help build your portfolio and nest egg.

Fred Leamnson 01 Jul

How to Create a Financial Plan to Reach Your Goals

Not having a plan to reach your goals is like taking a road trip without a map and hoping you reach your destination. The biggest benefit of a financial plan is that it provides actionable steps to achieve your goals.

Lindsay VanSomeren 04 Jun

How to Find a Financial Planner or Advisor That Meets Your Needs

Finding the right financial advisor is about establishing a relationship with someone you can trust. If you’re in the market for a good financial advisor, don’t pull the trigger just yet. Here’s what you need to know first.

Zina Kumok 03 Jun

401(k) vs. IRA: How to Choose The Best Retirement Account for You

The details of a 401(k) and IRA may get a little complicated, but choosing the right fit is actually pretty simple. Here’s what you need to know to get started investing in the right retirement account for your future.

Zina Kumok 19 Apr

Roth IRA vs. Traditional IRA: What You Need to Know

When it comes to choosing the right retirement account, over-analysis can lead to paralysis. It’s important to learn the difference between a Roth IRA and traditional IRA and know when is the best time to use each one.

Zina Kumok 12 Apr