The Retail Revolution: Four Phases of Investing in America

In the last 50 years, the financial services industry has been flipped on its head. However, so much of that change has come just in the last few years with the advent of zero-commission brokerage apps, fintech apps, and robo-advisors. With radical…

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After GameStop, Retail Investing Spreads Its Wings

After a rocky 2020, millions of new investors sprung into markets – energized by stimulus checks, boredom, and a desire to make easy money. 48.6% of all trade volume in January 2021 was done at the Trade Reporting Facility (TRF), which includes…

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Why Index Investing Isn’t Enough

Originally posted on Front’s Medium blog. If you count yourself among the 55% of Americans who own stocks, odds are you own an index fund. In the last two decades, index funds have become the backbone of the investing economy. ETFs and…

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Front, The Strategic Investment Platform, Names Adam Israel As New COO

Israel Brings Institutional Finance Experience to Fintech Startup SAN FRANCISCO (January 27, 2021) — Front, the first strategic investment platform that puts data-driven investment guidance in the hands of a new generation of investors with FISCO technology, today announced Adam Israel as…

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Front Announces Official Launch to Empower Next Generation of Investors with Strategic Investing, FISCO

FISCO technology is like a credit score for stocks, helps people invest with confidence SAN FRANCISCO (January 25, 2021) — Front, the first strategic investment platform that puts data-driven investment guidance in the hands of a new generation of investors, today announced…

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What is socially responsible investing?

Over the last decade, people have changed tune about what they expect from companies. Edelman’s Trust Barometer, a survey which aims to understand customer sentiments, shows that social impact is an increasingly important factor in buying decisions for consumers.  Seismic shifts in…

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What is a SPAC?

In our post about initial public offerings (IPOs) and whether you should buy them or not, we mentioned a “new,” trendy alternative to IPOs called SPACs. SPACs, which stands for special purpose acquisition companies, have gained great fervor among investors in 2020.…

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Should you invest in initial public offerings (IPOs)?

IPOs are exciting – and this is partly what attracts investors to them. There’s a lot of opportunity that comes with investing in companies that are going public. However, given the way in which IPOs are conducted, investors might not be able…

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5 Common Challenges New Investors Face

When you’re a new investor, developing a successful portfolio presents its own unique challenges. Some of these can lead to serious financial consequences that have the potential to set you back thousands of dollars. However, these obstacles shouldn’t sway new investors away…

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Front Is Changing The Game For Investors Everywhere

Investing isn’t fair for everyone. Novice investors are constantly at risk of losing insurmountable amounts of money due to a lack of proper information and experience. Strategy isn’t something that a new investor can learn overnight, and those of us who want…

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