Brian Roberts

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Fisher Investments: The Complete Guide for 2019

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Headquartered in Camas, Washington, Fisher Investments is a privately-held, fee-only (fiduciary) global money management firm founded in 1979 by Ken Fisher. They offer financial advisory services to clients across the U.S., Europe, Canada, Asia, and the Middle East. Fisher has authored the “Portfolio Strategy” column in Forbes magazine for more than 30 years. Fisher has …

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Edelman Financial Engines: The Complete Guide For 2019

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Edelman Financial Engines was formed in November 2018 when Edelman Financial Services, LLC (founded by Ric Edelman in 1986) merged with Financial Engines Advisors, L.L.C. (established in 1997.) Based in Sunnyvale, CA, Edelman Financial Engines has $205,600,000,000 under its management, 467 advisors across its 180 branches nationwide, and over 1.15 million clients as of Q2 2019. …

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Edward Jones Financial Advisors: The Complete Guide For 2019

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Founded in 1922, Edward Jones is a St. Louis, Missouri-based full-service brokerage firm. They manage $311,986,498,067, have 16,984 advisors, and <7 million clients, as of Q4 2018. Edward Jones is one of the most recognized names in the industry. They’re an all-in-one personal finance management service. Services offered include: Wealth management Retirement and college savings, …

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Audible Review 2019: Is Audible Worth It? (Find Out)

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Want to finish more books? There’s just something about tackling a good book, cover to cover. And more than 50 percent of people agree audiobooks make that possible. And the coolest part? Your brain doesn’t distinguish between reading and listening to books. So it’s not like your “cheating” by listening instead of reading to your …

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How To Make Money Without A Job: 15 Ways To Make Money On Your Own

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Ready to discover how to make money without a job? And I’m not talking pennies either. I’m taking about good money. Then keep reading, because I’ve got good news for you. Regardless of your situation, whether you’re a stay-at-home mom or dad, retiree, on disability, can’t work–or don’t want to work a regular job–this article …

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Micro Investing 101: What You Need To Know + 4 Best Apps To Start (2019)

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If you want to start investing, but don’t know where or how to get started, this guide on micro-investing is for you. Why? Because it’s a low-cost, low-effort way for you to save money and build an investment portfolio, even if you don’t have much money. Micro-investing platforms are easy to use, and charge low-to-no fees. Here are two examples: Acorns …

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Betterment vs Vanguard: Everything You Need To Know (2019)

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Investing can be an intimidating and time-consuming process, as you’ll see in this Betterment vs Vanguard breakdown. It’s why everyone from beginners to seasoned investors trust the expertise of investment companies to handle their money. Sure, it costs to use their services but Vanguard’s Advisor’s Alpha Study shows that a using a financial advisor can …

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GrabPoints Review 2019: Is GrabPoints Legit? Or A Scam?

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Surveys for money are the easiest way to earn money online, as you’ll see in this GrabPoints review. No technical skills required. Doesn’t take much effort. Can be done in your free time. And, best of all, GrabPoints guarantees the highest payouts of them all. Plus, GrabPoints doesn’t limit you to just online surveys. Survey …

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Metromile Review 2019: A Low Mileage Driver’s Dream

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Products on CarefulCents.com are mostly from our partners. However, this never influences our reviews. Opinions are our own. I felt compelled to write this Metromile review after my experience with them. Progressive has been my car insurance company for the last 10 years. I’ve paid $200 to $214 a month for coverage, on average. That’s …

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Chase Freedom vs Chase Freedom Unlimited: What You Need To Know (2019)

Everyone wins in the Chase Freedom vs Chase Freedom Unlimited debate, because both are top-notch cash back credit cards. Chase offers a vast assortment of lucrative rewards credit cards, each with top-notch cash back and bonus point systems. Note: most Chase credit cards have strict eligibility requirements. But, if you want generous cash-back on everyday …

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The 5 Best Online Surveys For Money (And 5 To Avoid)

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Doing surveys for money is one of the easiest way to make money online. (And we recommend–after considerable research–you jump right in with Survey Junkie and Inbox Dollars). Why? There’s no boss to answer to, no office to report to, no schedule to follow and no training required to make money. There are thousands of online survey sites out there, but …

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Amazon Fresh Review 2019: Read This Before You Subscribe

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Amazon beat their own two-day delivery time when they started the Fresh program, as you’ll see in our Amazon Fresh review. If you live close to a Whole Foods store and you don’t enjoy grocery shopping, you may find the service appealing. It isn’t necessarily a money-saving opportunity, but it has tremendous appeal in terms …

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Vindale Research Review 2019: Legit Survey Site Or Scam?

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There are countless surveys sites online, as you’ll see in this Vindale Research review. Because doing surveys for money is such an easy way to make money fast. But there’s a problem. Most online survey sites pay little to nothing. Some are outright scams. So, it’s important to join survey sites which are legit, worth …

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Arcadia Power Review 2019: Scam or Money-Saving Opportunity?

If you want to make a positive impact on the environment while potentially lowering your utility bill, this Arcadia Power review is for you. Do you cringe when your utility bill hits the mailbox? As the cost of electricity rises in many areas of the country, you’re not alone. You may have heard that you can save money on electricity …

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