Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 9:20 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

What was life like before the Internet –┬áparticularly in regards to investing? Calling a broker, following stocks in a newspaper, actually leaving your home to open a brokerage account, they are all relics by today’s standards. Online brokerages democratized investing and gave everyone the tools they need to invest like a pro, or very nearly.