Automating Investing With a Smart Deposit

One of the newer technologies I’ve come across is the smart deposit feature that some brokers have implemented which I’ve seen referred to as “smart deposit”.   So what is “smart deposit” and how does it work? From a technical perspective, it’s a script that runs a couple times a week or so and looks at …

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Is M1 Finance the Betterment Killer?

M1 Finance compared to alternative robo-advisors

Signs are pointing to “YES”. There are quite a few brokers in the “Robo-Advisor” market these days. Wealthfront and Betterment were among the first. Vanguard has an offering.  Fidelity and Schwab do as well.    I’ve even read recently that E*Trade has jumped on the bandwagon.   I have experience with Wealthfront and Betterment and I …

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