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The recommendations below are products and services that I personally use or have vetted and endorse. If you have any questions about any of them, feel free to contact me. If you sign up or purchase some of these products I may be compensated at no additional cost to you. These referrals help to keep this blog running. I only endorse products and services that I would recommend to friends and family.

Money Tools

FREE net worth calculator and investment
portfolio analyzer. Lots of fancy analytics.
HIGHLY Recommended (Personal Capital is Now Empower)
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Comprehensive online retirement calculator.
Input your numbers and see how secure
your retirement nest egg really is. FREE.
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High-Yield Savings

Find the current highest-yielding savings,
money market, and CD accounts
Low minimums. No fees. Always members FDIC.
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Real Estate Crowdfunding

Invest in high-quality real estate. $500 minimum.
All investors qualify. Read my Fundrise review here.
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Excellent variety of asset types.
Diversified high-yield debt or equity.
$5,000 minimums (review)
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Online Stock Brokerages and Investing



Mutual funds and online broker.
My oldest account tracing back to 1998, 
now consolidating accounts here.
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Robin Hood is a no-fee brokerage.
Trade stocks on mobile, pay nothing.
Yes, totally free.
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Get dot-com, dot-org, or whatever your need.
Find your perfect domain or purchase from owners
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for your online business. Cheap logo design
website help, side gigs and more.
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Favorite tools and investment services right now:

Sure Dividend — A reliable stock newsletter for DIY retirement investors. (review)

Fundrise — Simple real estate and venture capital investing for as little as $10. (review)

NewRetirement — Spreadsheets are insufficient. Get serious about planning for retirement. (review)

M1 Finance — A top online broker for long-term investors and dividend reinvestment. (review)