New Customer Offer: Earn 5.50% (variable) APY* when you open your first cash account with qualifying deposit
A better way
Betterment is built to help you achieve what you want with your money. Invest with an automated, expert-built portfolio. Save with a high-interest cash account, earning 4.75% APY* (variable) with up to $2 million† in FDIC insurance at our program banks.
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Assets under management
A high-yield cash account helps your savings grow.
A home for your savings that earns 11x the national average.** With our high-yield Cash Reserve, you’re set to grow your money for all your near-term plans.
Build wealth with automated investing.
We make investing easy. No day trading or navigating market ups and downs. We’re here to help you earn more over the long term and make smart decisions with your money.
Invest the way you want.
Get started with diversified portfolios of stocks and bonds or crypto.
We handle the hard stuff.
From recurring deposits to dividend reinvesting to managing your portfolio.
Limit tax impact.
Automated and optimized tax strategies are designed to help you minimize the tax impact on your investments.
Keep more of your money with low fees.
We offer no-fee cash accounts and low-cost investing so everyone can do what’s best for their money.
For Cash Reserve (“CR”), Betterment LLC only receives compensation from our program banks; Betterment LLC and Betterment Securities do not charge fees on your CR balance.
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Betterment helps you manage your money through cash management, guided investing, and retirement planning. We are a fiduciary, which means we act in your best interest.
We'll ask a bit about you when you sign up. We'll also gather information when you connect your outside accounts. Then, we'll help you set financial goals and set you up with investment portfolios for each goal.
For your long-term financial needs (like retirement, next year's vacation, or a down payment), our investment strategy utilizes low-cost ETFs (exchange-traded funds) and an adjustable risk profile based on your goal type and how long you plan to invest.
For your daily saving and spending, you can use our cash management products that include Checking (which is offered by nbkc bank, Member FDIC) and Cash Reserve, a high-yield cash account.
Customer supportteam members are available five days per week to answer questions about your account.
If you want in-depth financial advice, you can talk to a licensed advisor by phone for an additional cost. OurPremium planprovides you with unlimited access and costs an additional 0.15% on your invested balances (with a minimum account balance requirement of $100,000). We also offeradvice packagesfor needs of all kinds, starting at $299.
Betterment Securities is a Member of SIPC, which protects securities of its members up to $500K (including $250K for claims for cash). Explanatory brochure available upon request or at www.sipc.org. What you should remember is that the SPIC does not protect against market changes in your investing account.
Individual Cash Reserve accounts have FDIC insurance up to $2 million and joint Cash Reserve accounts offer up to $4 million inFDIC insuranceonce funds are deposited into ourprogram banks†.
Funds deposited into Checking are FDIC-insured up to $250,000 for individual accounts and up to $250,000 per depositor for joint accounts, provided by nbkc bank, Member FDIC. Explore further details aboutFDIC insurance.
Our team of investing experts make decisions about ourportfolio strategiesand fund selection with the help of an external committee of economists, PhDs, and industry experts.
More than just a portfolio management team, our experts work to develop improvements to ourTax Smart technology, our cash analysis tools, and other advanced strategies.