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Cash Challenges

People tend to think a lot about money. The cash flow issues we may face today haven't been easily solved by traditional budgeting and savings advice. Learn more about taking ownership over your money and beginning your path to financial wellness.

Featured Articles

How To Use Direct Deposit With Checking

Learn about the four ways you can direct deposit into Betterment Checking, our mobile-first checking account with a debit card for your daily spending.

3 Ways To Pay Your Bills With Checking

There are three different ways you can use Betterment Checking to pay your bills. Our mobile-first checking account can help make any tedious financial task easy.

How Investor Sentiment Has Evolved During Covid-19

In the second part of a three-part series, Betterment examines how investors used their income and stimulus checks throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

Recent Articles

Four Ways To Prepare For Unemployment

Do you have a plan in place for if you become unemployed? Take these four steps to prepare.

How Investors Are Feeling About COVID-19

Betterment examines how the COVID-19 crisis has and will continue to impact investors: their financial security, spending habits and reactions to the market turbulence.

What Should I Do About My Student Loans?

The CARES Act offers some relief for federal student loan borrowers. Learn whether or not you can take advantage of this benefit over the next six months.

How To Avoid Money Fights

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t look forward to talking about finances with your partner. Here’s one piece of advice you can start using today.

FDIC vs SIPC—What’s the difference?

FDIC. SIPC. NCUA. There’s a good chance you’ve heard of most of these acronyms at some point while dealing with your finances. But what exactly does each mean when it comes to your money?

Cash Analysis Methodology

Betterment's cash analysis aims to provide smart feedback when we think you have extra cash that could be earning you more value if it were in a higher yield account.

Two-Way Sweep Methodology

Two-Way Sweep helps make everyday cash management easier to handle by seamlessly moving your extra cash from your linked checking account—and back when you need it.

Checking FAQ

Open Checking and get ATM fees reimbursed worldwide, with no account fees, overdraft fees, or minimum balances.

FDIC Insurance: What It Is And How It Works

Deposit insurance was created in 1933 by Congress to restore faith in the U.S. banking system. Learn about how deposit insurance works and what it can mean for your cash.

What’s A Checking Account, And How Does It Work?

A checking account is a bank account for your normal money: the cash you might need day to day. Here’s everything you need to know about how they work.

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