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About Kevin Mercadante

Founder of OutOfYourRut.com (a blog about Careers, Business Ideas, Money & More). A regular contributor at Money Under 30, Good Financial Cents, Wallet Hacks, and Dough Roller. Learn more about Kevin at Muck Rack.

Best Passive Income Apps that Give and Make You Money

One of the best forms of income is passive income. That’s because it flows in while you’re busy doing other things. It can provide a valuable second income, that you can use to fund your retirement plan, get out of debt, or save up for your next vacation. With the dozens of passive income apps […]

Betterment vs. Wealthfront: Which is the Better Robo-Advisor?

Betterment vs Wealthfront: these are the two largest and best-known independent providers in the robo-advisor space. They’re also two of the earliest entries to the field. Because of that, they’ve evolved to the point where they have far more services than what is offered by the typical robo-advisor. Betterment and Wealthfront are automated online investment […]

M1 Finance Review | What’s the Catch with Free?

  If you’ve been fascinated with the idea of robo-advisors, but still prefer to go the do-it-yourself route, you need to check out M1 Finance. It’s a robo-advisor for sure, but one with a unique twist: you choose your own investments. That’s the self-directed part. But once you choose your investments, you get all the […]

Personal Capital vs Mint: Which is Better for Understanding Your Investments?

Are you looking to get more control over your financial situation? Personal Capital and Mint both give you an overview of your spending and investments but in different ways. Mint is primarily an aggregator and budgeting app, while Personal Capital is mainly an aggregator and investment management platform–but also offers limited budgeting capabilities. Let’s take […]

Start Investing According to Your Values with Stash Invest (Our Review)

  Many people have trouble getting started investing. There are often high balance requirements that make it difficult to even open an account, let alone actually start investing. If you’ve been having difficulty getting out of the investment starting gate, you can get plenty of help through an app known as Stash Invest. Stash will […]

Liberty HealthShare vs Medi-Share | Which is Best?

Important: At this point there are too many consumer complaints and legal issues surrounding Liberty HealthShare for us to even give them consideration. Point blank, we don’t recommend them. Check out our reviews of Medi-Share or Christian Healthcare Ministries. With the explosion in the cost of health insurance in the past few years, Christian health […]

Liberty HealthShare Review

Important: We’ve received a large number of negative comments about Liberty Healthshare, and their legal troubles are not a good sign. If you’re looking for another option, we recommend Medishare. Read our review of Medishare. Stratospheric health insurance premiums have become practically cliche in recent years. So much so, that even eight years into the […]