Table: Favorite Sites

Lets you comparison shop for auto, health, life, and homeowner's insurance; has solid news on insurance products and industry

Offers allocation advice, personal portfolios that are more tax-efficient than mutual funds

Aggregates bank, brokerage, mortgage, and credit-card information; provides online tax guidance and bill payment

E*Trade's privately managed account program; $100,000 minimum investment, low 1.5% annual management fee, more than 20 money managers

Calculates the volatility of each stock or fund holding in percentage or dollar terms; shows how holdings work together to reduce risk

Calculates the risk of your portfolio holdings relative to overall market; will e-mail you if the volatility level goes above your risk tolerance

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