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Market Volatility

Featured Articles

7 Ways To Prepare For A New Recession

Some experts believe that a new recession is already underway. Here are seven tips to minimize the impact of a drop in income and help you weather the storm.

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.

Video: What You Can Do to Prepare for Job Instability

If you’re worried about the future of your job due to COVID-19, here’s what you can do to prepare.

Recent Articles

Video: What Is Betterment Doing For Me?

We shed light on the steps we’re taking in these times of market volatility—and the steps we always take—to help do what’s best for your money.

Video: How Can Tax Loss Harvesting Help?

We explain exactly how tax loss harvesting works, and why it can be a powerful tool during times of market volatility.

Video: How Does Betterment Move My Money?

We explain how long it usually takes for all the money movements happening in your Betterment account to fully complete.

Video: What Might Recovery Look Like?

It’s important to think about what future stock market recovery might look like and how you could take advantage of it.

Video: Why Did The Fed Drop Interest Rates?

We explain how interest rates work and why the Federal Reserve keeps lowering them during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Video: The Market Is Volatile—What Should I Be Doing?

COVID-19 has affected the stock market, and we’re here to give our customers advice on what they can do for their finances during this difficult time.

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.

Why You Should Consider Converting Your IRA

If the market is down, you might be doing your future self a favor by converting all or some of your Traditional IRA into a Roth IRA.

Betterment Office Hours: April 8, 2020

Watch the video from our first Advice and Investing Office Hours and get answers to questions that customers just like you asked our team.

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.

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