MailerLite In, AWeber Out!

About a year and a half ago, I switched from MailChimp and MailPoet to AWeber. I did so after considering various players in the market such as ConvertKit, Active Campaign, GetResponse, and so on. However, one provider wasn’t examined at the time, MailerLite, who I now use after leaving AWeber. Why the change? I value … 

 

Say Goodbye to Your Costly “Investment Advisor”

There was a time when investment advisors (IAs) offered reasonable value, but now ninety-nine percent of them no longer do. In fact, investors who still use IAs are throwing away their hard-earned dollars. IAs belong to an age of limited financial information, lack of online services and tools, and few options to invest wisely and … 

 

Udemy Exposed: Why I Stopped Creating Courses

Udemy is an e-learning marketplace with over 40,000 courses listed in various categories. They launched in 2010 and have since raised over $170M in venture funding. They command a sizable presence in the online course space compared to several of their main competitors. My high hopes for Udemy and online course domination started in October … 

 

Ellevest: Right for Female Investors?

I never became a Sex and the City fan. I watched half an episode to see what all the fuss was about, but it didn’t grab my attention. Still, the series was on target with their message about female empowerment concerning life, relationships, social issues, and so on. Fast forward and America is on the … 

 

Hootsuite vs Buffer: The Better $10 Monthly Investment

Any successful business owner will tell you that having a robust social media presence is essential for expansion and growth. I value social media platforms tremendously such as YouTube and Twitter because of the traffic that flows through them. For example, in one internet minute, close to three million views occur on YouTube while Facebook … 

 

TransferWise: Cheapest Way to Send Money

It’s been more than a year since I’ve been using TransferWise for foreign exchange transactions and sending money abroad. To date, I’ve transferred £24.4K and saved £760. I previously used PayPal to send money but switched after I reviewed their currency conversion fees which are relatively high. I’m very happy with TransferWise and will detail my … 

 

Grammarly: 10X Your Grammar and Writing

Grammarly is a free grammar, punctuation, and spell check application. Their premium plan includes extensive grammar checking, vocabulary enhancement, and integration with Microsoft Office. I’ve been using Grammarly for more than a year and consider their software to be a positive addition to my online tools. The Case for Grammarly In 2011, a nationwide test … 

 

3 Must-Read Books for Every Investor

Information regarding how to invest is everywhere we look. There are thousands of websites, books, and magazines covering investment and personal finance topics. Most of these resources do nothing but confuse investors who are looking for straightforward, simple, and clear advice. In fact, websites like TheStreet (TheStreet Network) and media personalities such as Jim Cramer … 

 

Questrade Investing Platform

This post is for Canadian investors.  I’ve been investing and trading for many years, and it amazes me how many online brokerage platforms get their user interfaces wrong. Investing can be challenging enough without ill-conceived layouts to make matters worse. Questrade offers an excellent trading dashboard and many other benefits which we can explore. My … 

 
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