Pop Quiz: What’s one of your most important yet underrated financial assets? Hint: It’s not a typical asset, because you can’t buy it, sell it, or invest in it. But it can still leave you thousands of dollars richer or poorer. The answer is your credit score. Your credit score is the mysterious key that: […]
Vanguard vs. Charles Schwab: Which is best for index fund investors?
Hold onto your seats folks! Have we got a battle today! Last month, we pitted two investing heavyweights against each other. In that battle, Vanguard narrowly won a nine round decision victory against Fidelity, and investing fans immediately began calling for a match up between Vanguard and the last great challenger in the investing world […]
Vanguard vs. Fidelity: Which is best for index fund investors?
If you’ve followed the investing headlines (or even just watched the Super Bowl commercials) you’ve probably already heard the shocking news. Fidelity’s declared war with Vanguard. And they’ve now taken the arms race to uncharted territory – Fidelity is literally offering FREE index funds. The move dethrones Vanguard’s decades long position as the cheapest index […]
Personal Capital vs. Mint: The Ultimate Money App Showdown
When it comes to tracking your money, the personal finance industry has two clear leaders in the free category. Which leads to one of the most common questions sent across the Money Wizard inbox: Personal Capital vs. Mint? There’s only one way to settle this dispute, and that’s a head to head comparison between the […]
The Ultimate Index Fund Showdown: Vanguard vs. Betterment
Last Updated: April 2018 Drumroll please… Today’s post is easily the most requested topic since I started this blog a year and a half ago. If you’re one of the hundreds of readers within the past few months who I told to be lookout for this article, then I have two comments: Thanks for being […]