Automated (Robo) Advisors and Brokerage Platforms. Get going!
WealthFront.com - San Francisco based investment robo-advisor that provides passive investment advice at low-to-no cost. (minimum investment of $5,000)
Betterment.com - New York City based investment platform that simplifies the investment process down to a low cost, no hassle, easy to use experience.
Read Mr. Money Mustache's post on Betterment and how he found investment solidarity in the platform. Read HERE
Acorn- Similar to WealthFront and Betterment, the Acorn platform focuses on micro-investing and automated saving mechanisms to grow your nest egg as the investment strategy thrives behind the scenes.
E*Trade- Known as one of the market leaders in the online brokerage industry, E*Trade features numerous tools for investment valuation and stock tips. The trades start at $9.95/trade.
Tradeking - With the lowest commissions across the board of any brokerage platform, Tradeking is great for beginner investors and those with a low turnover strategy.