Elizabeth Ayoola is a NerdWallet personal finance writer. She graduated from King's College London with a master's in environment, politics and globalization, and she has over 10 years of writing experience. Her journey to finance writing started with a goal to learn as much as she could about how to attain financial freedom and share information with others about how to do it, too. This led her to Debt.com, where she covered topics relating to mortgages, debt and credit. Her articles have appeared on platforms like The Associated Press, Essence, The Knot, MSN, Parents.com, Yahoo and PopSugar.
- Education: M.A. in environment, politics and globalization from King's College London
- Previous experience: Debt.com
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Vanguard Digital Advisor Review 2023: Pros, Cons and How It Compares
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J.P. Morgan Automated Investing Review 2023: Pros, Cons and How It Compares
J.P. Morgan Automated Investing offers portfolio management for a 0.35% management fee. The highly integrated app allows Chase customers to access their bank, credit card and investment information in one place.
What Does IRA Stand For?
IRAs are individual retirement accounts, and they offer tax benefits to encourage people to save for retirement.
EquityMultiple Review 2023: Pros, Cons and How It Compares
EquityMultiple is a real estate crowdfunding platform that gives investors access to professionally managed commercial real estate. The lowest investment minimum is $5,000, but investors must be accredited.
SigFig Review 2022: Pros, Cons and How It Compares
SigFig offers low management fees, free financial counseling and free management of the first $10,000 invested, but its $2,000 account minimum is higher than that of many competitors.
Ally Invest Robo Portfolios Review 2023: Pros, Cons and How It Compares
Ally Robo Portfolios is best for retirement investing and loyal Ally clients who want a one-stop shop for their investing and banking services.
Blooom Review 2022: Pros, Cons and How It Compares
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E*TRADE's robo-advisor brings low expense ratios and specialty portfolio choices. The platform offers extensive educational tools and financial planning services. It will especially appeal to existing E*TRADE customers.
Vanguard Personal Advisor Services Review 2023: Pros, Cons and How It Compares
For a reasonable cost, Vanguard Personal Advisor Services provides unlimited access to fiduciary advisors. It pairs Vanguard's solid fund lineup with technology to design customized financial plans.