Re-balancing M1 Finance

I re-balanced my Dogs of the Dow pie on M1 Finance today. It was a  very simple process: First I removed the holding GE, which I no longer wanted, from the pie. Next I selected the new holding, JPM, and balanced it to 10% of the total pie to get equal weight with the other 9... Continue Reading →

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News Trading

For this weekends installment of The Part Time Investor I wanted to talk about news trading. If there in one app I check more than Yahoo Finance it is my Flipboard news feed, it consumes a bunch of my screentime on my iPhone. When reading articles about companies I am invested or interested in I have... Continue Reading →

Missed Investing Opportunities

At the Part Time Investor I sometimes look back at all the missed opportunities or "I wish I had..." moments when it comes to my money. For instance; waiting so long to buy a house or not buying stocks like Amazon back in 2003. For context I graduated High School in 2002 shortly after the... Continue Reading →

Managing Multiple Trading Platforms

I was recently asked how I validate investing on multiple platforms. I currently use Acorns, Robinhood, and M1 Finance as my online brokerages of choice. To answer that I need to provide a quick breakdown of the three: Acorns has a brokerage fee of $1 a month that allows unlimited transactions. It takes the spare... Continue Reading →

M1 Finance FANG Stocks

Have you ever wanted to own Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, or Google (FANG stocks) but the price point kept you out? Initially I too was priced out until I started to understand M1 Finance's investing platform a little better and realized fractional share investing was the way to go. About a month ago I started investing... Continue Reading →

Sellers Remorse

Starting off trading on Robinhood a while back I bought some stocks in a few companies I thought were undervalued and were due to rebound. This was before I started educating myself and way before I understood that I needed a strategy. Full disclosure; I bought shares of General Electric (GE), JC Penny (JCP), and... Continue Reading →

Free Tools For Screening Stocks

As a part time investor I try to keep my expenses low. I currently trade on three platforms; Acorns, Robinhood, and M1 Finance. My total cost? $1 a month. Free screening tools: Yahoo Finance TradingView sinkorswim Yahoo Finance is my go to screener. It has free charts, news, fundamentals, financials, and analysis. As a value... Continue Reading →

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