Finny is an up and coming personal finance education web-app. If you need to learn about or get a refresher on topics like budgeting, managing debt, investing, taxes and more, Finny makes learning simple and fun through their game-based approach.
Acorns were one of the original investing apps, but it’s still around and thriving for a reason. The Acorns app makes saving and investing easy and automatic, which is a good thing for both beginner and advanced investors.
Robinhood is a completely free app that lets you trade stocks, mutual funds, options, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and even cryptocurrency. Their claim to fame is no commissions or fees and no account minimum.
Betterment was one of the first and most successful robo-advisors, providing tools and questionnaires to help you find the right mix of investments for your age and risk tolerance.When you first sign up, Betterment will ask for your income and investing goals.
If you are an active trader, you may need more features than many of the simple investing apps can offer. Ally Invest offers $0 commissions on eligible U.S. securities, a $0 minimum balance, a large selection of no-transaction-fee mutual funds, and very low fee options trading, making it one of the best investment apps out there.