The Sleep Easy Portfolio: How to Sleep Easy in Any Market Environment With Just Four ETFs

Investing 100% of your portfolio in US stocks has been a winning trade for more than a decade now. Holding the popular ETF SPY (a popular stand-in for the S&P 500 index) over the past ten years would have netted you an excellent annual return of just under 14%. Investors who picked their own stocks, … Continue reading The Sleep Easy Portfolio: How to Sleep Easy in Any Market Environment With Just Four ETFs

How to buy fractional shares on Robinhood

What is a fractional share? Robinhood, the simple commission free trading app that has taken young investors by storm, has now offered an option quite appealing to the aspiring investor. Many new traders would love to have a part of the action when it comes to expensive stocks like Amazon (AMZN) or Apple (AAPL) but … Continue reading How to buy fractional shares on Robinhood

Cashback apps: What is Dosh? What is Rakuten?

I'm always on the hunt for easy ways to earn money by doing, well, almost nothing. That is why I have used web and smartphone apps that easily give cash back for retailers I often shop with. The two I have had a good experience with are Dosh and Rakuten (formerly Ebates). The costs of … Continue reading Cashback apps: What is Dosh? What is Rakuten?