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What is the Right Default Savings Rate?

Don’t let the 3% typical default rate anchor weigh you down. Place your anchor to windward at 6% or higher for safety and protection.

What Does It Mean to be a 401(k) Plan Sponsor?

If you’re new to the world of 401(k)s and wondering what it means to be a plan sponsor, we have you covered.

Should I Offer Stock Options to My Employees?

Betterment’s Head of Tax, answers commonly-asked questions that small business owners often have about stock options.

Recent Articles

Want to Boost Your 401(k) Plan’s Participation Rate? Here’s How.

Offering employees a 401(k) is a great first step toward helping them build a better future. The next step is to make sure they’re taking advantage of the plan.

What is a Fidelity Bond?

401(k) plan sponsors are required to purchase a fidelity bond to protect the plan against fraudulent or dishonest acts. Here are answers to common questions.

Why Employee Engagement Matters Now, More Than Ever

Employee engagement is critical to the wellbeing of your workforce and company. Learn what employee engagement really means and how your company can improve.

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020

The Flexibility Act will greatly benefit small business owners who borrowed PPP funds, increasing their ability to have those loans forgiven.

DOL Rules that 401(k) Notices Can Be Sent Electronically

The U.S. DOL announced a new “Notice and Access” rule, which provides relief to the expense and burden of distributing required 401(k) notices to employees.

Wondering If You Should Start a 401(k)?

Now more than ever, your employees need help making well-informed decisions today to prepare for a brighter tomorrow. Here are three reasons why now is the time.

What You Need to Know About the HEROES Act

Betterment is keeping a close eye on the proposed HEROES Act with significant implications for 401(k) plans. Read everything you need to know about the HEROES Act.

How Betterment’s investment approach helps 401(k) investors

Dan Egan, Betterment’s VP of Behavioral Finance and Investing, answers the most common investment questions asked from 401(k) plan sponsors.

Small Business Paycheck Protection Program and 401(k)s

Understanding rules surrounding Paycheck Protection Program funds with respect to employer contributions can help ensure they qualify for loan forgiveness.

401(k) Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) with Betterment

With our commitment to continuous improvement, we updated our portfolio to be an even better option for 401(k) participants interested in socially responsible investing.

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