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Earning Interest

If you have a bank account, you've probably earned interest at your account's set rate. Earning interest is a wealth strategy that goes beyond banking, though. Explore here to learn if you're getting a strong interest rate and how interest accumulation compares to riskier growth.

Featured Articles

Compound Interest Can Help Make You Rich

Don’t miss out on one of the most powerful tools you have at your fingertips.

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.

Cash Reserve Has A Variable APY: What That Means For You

Interest rates change over time, but at Betterment, we are always working hard to help give you one of the best rates possible so you can make the most of your money.

Recent Articles

High-Yield Savings Accounts: The Ultimate Guide

High-yield savings accounts can offer higher interest rates than traditional counterparts. Learn everything you need to know about them in this guide.

Understanding The Inverted Yield Curve

Our economy is about to make history. June of 2019 marked 10 years of expansion of the U.S. economy, which ties with the previous record spanning March 1991 to March 2001.

Understanding Our BlackRock Target Income Portfolio

Learn more about our BlackRock Target Income Portfolio, which is a bond portfolio designed to provide a steady stream of dividend income for retired customers.

Why You Shouldn’t Put Too Much Weight on Dividends

Too often investors get blinded by income yield without considering total return.

A Broken “Investment”

The email introduced a new product – a “Breakable” Certificate of Deposit.  With this product, you can put your money in a Certificate of Deposit…

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