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when you open a Betterment account with $250

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The offer is valid only for new individual non-IRA accounts with Betterment. To qualify for the bonus, you must make an initial deposit of $250 within 90 days of signup and not withdraw that initial deposit for 90 days. Your participation is subject to the following terms and agreements: This promotion is not valid with any other offers and is non-transferrable. Offer available to U.S. Residents only. Betterment reserves the right to terminate this offer at any time, to limit account bonuses you are eligible to receive, and to refuse or recover any promotion award if Betterment determines that it was obtained under wrongful or fraudulent circumstances, that inaccurate or incomplete information was provided in opening the account, or that any terms of the Betterment Account Agreements have been violated.

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Retirement income that provides cash flow and confidence.

We use technology, investment expertise, and a more secure withdrawal methodology to provide sustainable cash flow while you enjoy retirement.

Dan Egan

Behavioral Economist, Betterment

Geert Bekaert, Ph.D.

Professor of Finance,
Columbia University

Jon Stein, CFA

CEO, Betterment

Alex Benke, CFP

Product Manager, Betterment

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Source: Betterment's calculations using a $100,000 portfolio; Mutual fund assumes average expense ratio of 1.4% (ICIFactBook, 2012), Typical Advised ETF assumes a 10 fund portfolio with 4 rebalances per year, trading costs of $8.50/trade (average of Etrade, Scottrade, Schwab, Fidelity), 0.44% average ETF expenses (Morningstar Investment Research) and 1% annual average advisory fee (PriceMetrix). Betterment costs include annual advisory fee of 0.15% plus current average portfolio expenses of 0.19%.
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