WiseBanyan Review

Artificial Intelligence has introduced a wide range of services and skills formerly reserved for humans. Cars can now drive themselves, we can order groceries and play music through algorithm-controlled devices, perform diagnoses through our smart phones, and receive personal finance advice from robo-advisors. Financial advisors are no longer for the very wealthy. WiseBanyan has launched a technology that calls itself the “world’s first free financial advisor” and doles out wisdom on investments, Read more [...]

Do The Advantages Of Leasing A New Car Outweigh The Disadvantages?

Just two decades ago, leasing was a popular option for Canadian residents looking to drive a new car. However, many stung by their previous lease are left wondering whether leasing options are a financially sound way to go. There are many advantages to leasing options, but there are also some unforeseen disadvantages that not all customers understand until the end of the term. The fine print and those additional charges that you don’t think about can come as a big shock when you return your leased Read more [...]

Saving in an Unpredictable Environment

Doing Well? In an unpredictable world, those who live in stable economies and have a reasonable salary should be fine. Shouldn’t they? Pam (52), a management professional with a house and car loan complains bitterly that her salary is inadequate. Pam wears designer clothes, drives a sports car and goes on amazing holidays. Her sister, Joan (55) is a housewife who, along with her husband, raised two kids on a single salary. She budgeted carefully and has no serious money issues. Instant Read more [...]

Betterment Review

Robo-advisors are rapidly disrupting the trading sector. With nearly every investment firm toting an algorithm-fueled machine that can analyze your portfolio and advise on what trades to buy, it can be overwhelming to decide which one to invest with. Betterment is one of these robo-advisors claiming to use the technology with more sophistication than its other automated management competitors. Does the functionality live up the hype? We take a closer look. Betterment counts over 200,00 clients Read more [...]

Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free on Tuesdays

Who knows when it became an unofficial-tradition, but for decades restaurants have been serving kids meals for free on Tuesdays. Both national and regional chains have incentive programs to give parents a financial break and their kids a slice of pizza or a burger that they might not have been able to afford otherwise. No matter where you live, there’s bound to be a restaurant in your area that offers free meals to youth on Tuesdays. Here’s our list: Denny’s. One of the original pancake Read more [...]

Can You Pay Your Mortgage with a Credit Card?

You found your dream house. Now how do you pay for it? Sending off regular checks to your mortgage lender is the most conventional way, but our financial system has leeway for creativity. For example, paying off your mortgage with a credit card is a clever way to earn cash-back rewards and points, but is it possible? Racking up rewards on your credit card is an easy way to get free or very cheap flights, or redeem points for groceries and gas. Those points and rewards would multiply even quicker Read more [...]

Start A Business In Beverly Hills With A Virtual Office

When it comes to starting a new business, there are tons of various things that you have to get in order, but one of the most important is to set up an office from which you can work. While many people opt to find something cheap or convenient, such as their house, the fact is that if you want to be taken seriously, you need an office that can impress. Thankfully, you can get one that will not only elevate your brand, but will be affordable as well. Today we’re going to check out virtual offices Read more [...]

3 Ways to Make Investing a Habit

At some point in your life you may have heard that it takes about 3 weeks of doing something routinely to create a habit. An interesting article about habits in the Huffington Post says it actually takes more like 66 days. But regardless of the length of time it takes, just what is a habit? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a habit is defined as a behavior pattern acquired by frequent repetition or physiologic exposure. It is also an acquired mode of behavior that has become nearly Read more [...]

6 Easy Ways to Bring in Money While Job Hunting

Trying to find a job while on unemployment is not always as easy as you’d think. Though there are plenty of jobs out there, there’s a lot of competition out there. Not to mention, the job hunting process can be time-consuming. Completing applications, scheduling interviews, and waiting to get your acceptance letter can take anywhere from a few months to a few years depending on where you live and what your skills are. In the meantime, your bills are still adding up and they’re not going Read more [...]

Effective Ways To Get Rich Fast

Ken Fisher knows how to make money. The Forbes columnist and investment mogul has established himself as the authority on how to manage and grow your money. In his book “The 10 Roads to Riches” he lays down the most sure-fire routes to putting those extra zeroes in your bank account. Although Fisher is considered a viable expert in the finance world, how reliable are his methods? Let’s determine if his approaches are truly effective ways to get rich fast. Road number 1: “Start a successful Read more [...]