Adding Transparency To Charity At MARK Labs

In the United States, approximately $400 billion was donated to charity last year. Over $1.2 trillion was mobilized around the globe by charitable funders and impact investors. But where does this money go? How is it being used? MARK Labs aims to answer these questions and more by capturing, analyzing, and communicating social impact data in real time. Continue reading “Adding Transparency To Charity At MARK Labs”

Rethink What Your Money Can Do With Betterment

Most millennials still haven’t developed a good working relationship with the financial markets like mom and dad. Now in their 20s and early 30s, the people making up the nation’s largest generation have yet to embrace the concept of stock investing to meet long-term goals like funding retirement. One in three Millennials say they invest in stocks, a Bankrate.com survey found. And six in ten have less than $10,000 saved for their post-working years, according to Ramsey Solutions. Millennials say that investing is “too risky” or that “they don’t have enough spare income,” according to Stash. Well all of that is changing, thanks to the folks at Betterment, who are rethinking what your money can do for you in a simple, powerful way. Continue reading “Rethink What Your Money Can Do With Betterment”

Take The Scare, Fees, And Confusion Out Of Investing With Robinhood

For many millennials, the thought of paying expensive investment fees and commissions can be scary enough to discourage first time investors from entering the market. The days of paying $10 per trade are ending, thanks to the folks over at Robinhood, who are creating an investment platform for people looking to make their money more active. Continue reading “Take The Scare, Fees, And Confusion Out Of Investing With Robinhood”

Start Investing With As Little As $5 On Stash

Investing is intimidating. With so many articles out there and such confusing terminology, even experts don’t always know what is best for their own portfolios. That’s exactly why Brandon Krieg and Ed Robinson founded Stash in 2015. Continue reading “Start Investing With As Little As $5 On Stash”

Wealthfront Automates Your Financial Planning and Investing

Picking stocks and chasing market fluctuations may be exciting, but when it comes to long-term investing, you can’t expect to outperform the market. Even Warren Buffet agrees, stating in his annual letter to shareholders that “when trillions of dollars are managed by Wall Streeters charging high fees, it will usually be the managers who reap outsized profits, not the clients.” Continue reading “Wealthfront Automates Your Financial Planning and Investing”

Start Investing In Real Estate Today With Fundrise

Historically, real estate has proven to be one of the best-performing investments. But why is it that most profits go to institutional investors, who are only middlemen in these types of transactions? Continue reading “Start Investing In Real Estate Today With Fundrise”