Better yet, Robinhood doesn’t charge commissions or trading fees, so every dollar you make on your investments goes directly to you — you’ll never have to give a cut to a broker.

And if you sign up for Robinhood using this special link, you get a free stock.

Easy no-fee investing

Robinhood is super easy to use. Just download the app and fill out an application form to open an account.

Once your application is approved, you can transfer funds to your account and start investing right away.

Robinhood lets you buy and trade stocks, options, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and even cryptocurrencies, so you’ll be able to invest in whatever you’re into.

They also recently introduced fractional shares, which means you can still own a piece of your favorite company even if it’s out of your price range — Amazon, Disney, and Netflix, to name just a few. Anytime they profit, you’ll profit as well.

An app called Acorns automatically rounds up purchases made on your credit or debit card to the nearest dollar and places the excess "change" into a smart investment portfolio. You get $10 immediately from your first investment.

Get $10

Sign up now and collect your free stock

When you sign up for Robinhood, they’ll automatically put a free stock into your account. It works on a lottery system, so if you’re lucky the stock you get could be for a major company, like Visa, Microsoft, or even Facebook.

You don’t need to have any money in your account to claim your free stock, just download the Robinhood app, sign up, and it’s yours.

Robinhood makes trading stocks easy. So set up an account and start investing today.

Here's how to save up to $700/year off your car insurance in minutes

When was the last time you compared car insurance rates? Chances are you’re seriously overpaying with your current policy.

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And if you look through an online marketplace called SmartFinancial you could be getting rates as low as $22 a month — and saving yourself more than $700 a year.

It takes one minute to get quotes from multiple insurers, so you can see all the best rates side-by-side.

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Shane Murphy

Shane Murphy

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Shane is a reporter for MoneyWise. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English Language & Literature from Western University and is a graduate of the Algonquin College Scriptwriting program.

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