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401(k) Challenges

401(k)s can be unexpectedly complex. Many 401(k) plans expect participants to choose investments, distinguish between funds, and select strategic savings rates. In short, if you feel confused by your plan, you're not alone. Learn to be a better 401(k) investor here.

Featured Articles

A Message to Employees with Betterment 401(k) plans

In addition to the effect the Coronavirus has had on our daily lives, the related investment volatility and economic uncertainty have understandably raised concerns for many. We hope the below will be helpful during this stressful time.

401(k) Automatic Enrollment: The Easiest Way to Help Employees Save

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about 401(k) automatic enrollment.

How to Help Employees Avoid 401(k) Withdrawal Penalties

A quick guide with answers to frequently asked questions about 401(k) withdrawals. 

Recent Articles

Employee Retirement Preparedness: Millennials And Gen Z

Unlike their predecessors, millennials and Gen Z-ers are facing changing economic, social and demographic trends that raise worrisome questions about retirement security.

Betterment for Business Coronavirus Update

Learn about the measures we have taken to ensure our team will be available as usual for you and your employees.

What it Means to Be a 401(k) Plan Fiduciary and How You Can Mitigate Your Risk

Fiduciary responsibilities can seem daunting and time-consuming. Learn the ins and outs of your responsibilities and which ones you can delegate.

A Step-By-Step Guide to 401(k) Plan Compliance Testing

Betterment for Business is your partner throughout your 401(k) plan’s compliance testing.

The True Cost of a 401(k) Employer Match

Many companies are hesitant to offer a 401(k) match. Find out the truth behind matching employees’ 401(k) contributions.

Socially Responsible Investing for Betterment for Business

Offering investments that align with the social ideals of employees may help employers increase plan participation.

Betterment for Business: A Better 401(k) for Employers and Employees

401(k)s don't need to be expensive and leave employees in the dark. That's why Betterment provides personalized investment advice for employees.

Plan Sponsor Spotlight: Jessica Feldman @ Harry’s, Inc.

See what the Director of People Operations at Harry’s, Inc. had to say about employee financial wellness, offering a 401(k), and more.

Evaluating 401(k) Plans? Look for Value and Transparent Pricing

Traditionally, 401(k) fee structures have been complex. Pricing for a Betterment 401(k) is clear and transparent.

Flexible Portfolios: Enabling Participant Choice in the Betterment 401(k)

The Flexible Portfolio included with the Betterment 401(k) provides employees with advice and guidance plus the right amount of control when they want it.

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