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What Charity Navigator’s CEO Thinks about Betterment Charitable Giving
We wanted to learn how Betterment’s charitable giving service could affect the world of nonprofit development at large. So, we went to an expert: Michael Thatcher of Charity Navigator, the nation’s leading platform for helping donors make smart choices for their charitable donations.
The Senate Is Planning a Tax Hike on Retail Investors. It Should Be Removed.
The Senate’s current tax bill includes a mandate that would be punitive for everyday investors. Without a doubt, the FIFO mandate should be removed from consideration.
Here’s How Betterment Women Are Shaping the Future of Finance
Twelve women across eleven different departments came together to talk about why they’ve chosen careers in fintech.
Personal Investing Strategies Tailored For You
We’ve long tailored customer portfolios based on factors like goal type, and risk tolerance. Now, we’re further personalizing our advice at the level of the portfolio strategy itself.
The Fiduciary Rule Should Be Fully Implemented
Major provisions of the DOL’s fiduciary rule are going into effect this month, but the provisions that enforce the rule are under attack. It’s up to all of us to make sure the fiduciary rule stays a rule, not a loose guideline.
Introducing Our New Look
On our seventh anniversary, Betterment is improving how we communicate with our customers by introducing a new look.
Betterment Hosts Roundtable on Fiduciary Rule’s Bygone Start Date
If it hadn’t been delayed, the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule would have taken effect this week—a game-changing shift for individual investors. To mark this juncture, we hosted members of the press and investor advocates for a roundtable discussion on how to achieve better standards for retirement advice.
Our Public Comment to the DOL: Protect Investors’ Right to Honest Financial Advice
The Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule is at risk of being delayed or repealed. We recently submitted a public comment in support of the rule because we believe that all investors have the right to trustworthy financial advice. No matter what happens, we will continue to put our customers’ interests first.
The Fiduciary Rule Is on Life Support – We Must Act Now
Whether or not the fiduciary rule survives could directly impact you. Because if it dies, and your money manager is no longer required by law to act in your best interest...are they going to anyway?
What We’ve Heard From Our Customers About Our New Pricing Plans
Your comments to us were thoughtful, heartfelt, and moving; they reaffirmed your high expectations of Betterment as a brand and partner to you.
A Live Q&A with Betterment’s Managing Director of Investing
Here’s a recap of our online educational question and answer session with our very own Dan Egan, Betterment’s Managing Director of Behavioral Finance and Investing.
Before We Move Forward, Let’s Look Back: Our 2016 Year in Review
In the spirit of constantly learning—something we at Betterment can’t live without—we’ve put together a 2016 retrospective for our customers.
Betterment Does 2017: Our New Year’s Resolutions
The start of the new year is a clean slate. It’s a chance to challenge ourselves. It’s an opportunity to do something good, and be better. That’s why a bunch of us at Betterment made resolutions for 2017, and we thought it would be fun to share them with you.