An investor has multiple arenas that they can play on or multiple brokerage and service providers they can use. With so many out there, it can make one’s decision on which one to choose extremely difficult. This is similar to buying a laptop for blogging or even purchasing a car – there are so many, pros and cons for each one and then it comes to personal taste/goals. With the continuous technology advancement – investing has become easier, cheaper and more intuitive than ever before with research tools that try to customize a stock or portfolio to your characteristics and long/short term goals. We wanted to analyze an application/service providers for the readers, and that my friends is – Robinhood.
My computer is now blazingly Fast! I am a very frugal individual when it comes to purchases, where I really weigh in on the value and impact a purchase has on my life, not just today – but going forward. The last 6 months to 1 year, my computer (aluminum Macbook I bought in 2008 – the first one to have a unibody aluminum casing, which I bought for less than half of what it cost when it first came (I did a few things to make this happen.. haha)) has been acting very slow when it came to multi-tasking. Multi-tasking activities such as: Word Document, Excel, iTunes and web browser – all open at the same time. I almost went and bought a new tablet or a new computer, but didn’t. This is where the Frugality of me comes into play. Continue reading