Maybe you're familiar with the website Mint.com, for keeping track of your personal finances across multiple banks?
My friends over at Miles to Memories posted (HERE) yesterday about a new/similar service called Personal Capital. The main difference is that Personal Capital is more focused on personal investments, whereas Mint is more focused on banking relationships (although there is crossover between the two for sure). So far, from what I've seen, I like Personal Capital's "dashboard" functionality for seeing investments across multiple brokerage firms (and banks).
A cool thing about Personal Capital is that they are giving you a $20 Amazon gift card just for signing up for their service and linking at least one financial institution (
**UPDATE: I discovered that to qualify for the $20 Amazon gift card, the linked account DOES need to be a brokerage account of some sort.
If you use my PERSONAL REFERRAL LINK to sign up (or feel free to use the link from Miles to Memories in their post), both of us will get $20 Amazon gift cards. In my experience, sometimes you get a "welcome" email from Personal Capital (shortly after signing up) and sometimes you don't. Regardless, you should get your Amazon gift card delivered to you digitally within a day or so. (Make sure when you click my link that the page it goes to looks like the one above - letting you know that you will get $20, in the form of an Amazon gift card.)
(Note: to get the $20 Amazon gift card, you must sign-up for the service AND link at least one financial services account.)
Again, if you sign up and decide you don't like it, you can always un-link your bank/brokerage account (or probably close your Personal Capital account altogether). But I'm definitely enjoying it and going to keep giving it a try.
Just wanted to pass it along because (obviously): a) I think it's interesting, and b) we both stand to make $20. :)
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