With so many websites offering free financial tools, it can be hard to know whom to trust. At NerdWallet, we thoroughly research financial products and companies, and adhere to strict standards of editorial integrity to find you the best choices. We even share how we make money so you can rely on our expert advice and recommendations with clarity and confidence.
Jeff Rose, an Independent Financial Advisor over at Good Financial Cents has graciously allowed us to write an educational piece for his blog. So without further ado, we present: