13 Best Investment Apps For Beginners

Are you looking for the newest and best investment apps? There is no shortage of apps to help you run your investment empire from your phone.

They offer “pies,” which allow you to create your portfolio allocations. For example, if you are a big fan of Tesla, you can make a pie that includes 25% Tesla stock and 75% of whatever else (diversified ETFs, other individual stocks, etc.)

M1 Finance: Best All-in-One App

Fundrise offers passive real estate investing to the masses and boasts 300,000 active investors and over $160 million in dividends since the app's inception.

Fundrise – Best Real Estate Investing App

Acorns – Best for Automatic Saving

One of Acorn's main benefits is its “round-up” feature, which links to your bank account and sweeps excess change from each purchase into your Acorns account.

Aimed at younger investors, SoFi Active Investing offers free trades of stocks and ETFs and the ability to buy and sell cryptocurrencies, all with a $0 account minimum. It also provides the ability to trade fractional shares.

SoFi Invest – Best App for New Investors

Finny – Best for Personal Finance Education

If you need to learn about or get a refresher on topics like budgeting, managing debt, investing, taxes, and more, Finny makes learning simple and fun through its game-based approach.

Their claim to fame is no commissions or fees and no account minimum. If you want to start building your portfolio, Robinhood is one of the simplest and cheapest platforms.

Robinhood – Best for Free Stock Trading

Betterment – Best Robo-Advisor

Betterment was one of the first and most successful Robo-advisors, providing tools and questionnaires to help you find the right mix of investments for your age and risk tolerance.

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