GROW YOUR GREEN



How do I grow my money when I don’t have any?

How do I have my money make me money?

If you’ve asked yourself this question, then look no further than below at the great tips you can use to GROW YOUR GREEN!

Complete the challenge and receive $1,378.00!!!!

Sometimes working a 9am-5pm doesn’t provide the income to meet your needs. Checkout the companies below that provide job opportunities to grow your green:

Videos on investing

NAME COMMISSION ACCOUNT MINIMUM WEBSITE
BLOOM $4 to $79 a month $0 VISIT BLOOOM
FUTURE ADVISOR 0.5% $0 VISIT FUTURE ADVISOR
BETTERMENT 0.15% – 0.35% $0 VISIT BETTERMENT
PERSONAL CAPITAL 0.49% – 0.89% $25,000 VISIT PERSONAL CAPITAL
WEALTHFRONT 0.25% $500 VISIT WEALTHFRONT

Acorns

Acorns is an app that puts your spare change to work by tracking your spending, rounding up your purchases, and automatically investing the difference between the rounded total and what you actually spent.

Robinhood

Robinhood is another investing app that allows you to quickly start playing with investments without requiring a lot of money upfront. You can buy and trade US-listed stocks and ETFs and pay $0 on commission.

Betterment

Understandably, you may be interested in finding an investment app that strikes a balance between the simplistic Acorns and the more complicated Robinhood. Enter “robo-advisor” platform Betterment.

Forex Hero

Price: Free

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Forex Hero is a fun little simulation game where you attempt to make money by trading currencies. It uses actual strategies and information about trading stocks to educate you on how it’s done. It’s a unique and fun way to dive into the world of investment. You’ll learn about things like trends, trading principles, and even some trivia on the finance world. It also has some pretty good, if basic, strategies that it’ll teach you. It’s unlike most investment apps, but it’s great for beginners.

FRED Economic Data

Price: Free

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FRED Economic Data is one of the most useful investment apps out there. It has 40,000 data sets from 37 regional, national, and international sources. You can use this information to see how companies have done in the past and look for trends. There are a variety of browsing options. You can also save your favorites once you find them. It’s a free app with a lot of useful information.

investment.com

Price: Free with in-app purchases

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investment.com has one of the most popular investment apps out there. The name of the app isn’t great but don’t let that fool you. It boasts to give real-time information on over 40,000 financial instruments traded in over 70 global stock markets. There is also live charts you can follow, news you can read, analysis by experts, and information on emerging markets. This is a great way to get some information quickly and effectively.

Smart Tips to Increase your $$$

  1. Buy & sell gift cards via cardcash.com or cardpool.com (Forbes Article[Click Here])
  2. If you live in public housing, the Grand Rapids Housing Commission offers a Family Self Sufficiency program sponsored by a HUD grant. The greater your income grows the higher the amount of match funds that are placed in escrow account on your behalf. This could be worth thousands over the course of five years.

  3. Become an Uber or Lyft driver. Make approx. $19/hr. 2 hrs/wk x 52 weeks = $1,976/yr.

  4. Sell personal items you no longer use for money via craigslist or garage sale

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