Managing Your Money

Budgeting is like dieting—shaping your financial life around restriction. It's narrow, day-to-day, micro. Money management is like a healthy lifestyle—shaping your life around a holistic look at your finances and goals.

On Guns and Investing: Our Response

The Betterment SRI portfolio represents a reduction in exposure to weapons manufacturers compared to conventional portfolios, but it isn’t perfect. There’s a good reason for that.

Achieving Presence: An Interview with Social Psychologist Amy Cuddy

Life is full of challenges, both personally and professionally. Today’s interview with Amy Cuddy is the perfect example. It took a full year to…

Worried Market Watchers: What (Not) To Do Next

When you hear about big percentage losses in the stock market, you're bound to feel butterflies. Listen in for some brief advice on how to think practically about your investment goals during the market turbulence.

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Do More With Our Redesigned Mobile App

Manage your financial life with our completely redesigned mobile app. We took feedback from customers like you and turned our app into a hub for your financial life.

Managing Student Debt Without Compromising Financial Goals

If you're one of the millions facing student loan debt with no idea how to tackle it, there are options available to you that can help you manage your loans and get on track with the rest of your finances.

What Are The Most Effective Auto-Deposit Settings?

Choosing the right deposit strategy is an important step towards helping you reach your goals. We recommend setting up your auto-deposits so that they occur right after each paycheck.

5 Finance Books That Can Help You Get it Together

Ever wondered what’s on our bookshelf? We share five finance books that we love, because we’re sure they can help you on your journey to become a smarter investor.

Forget Your Resolution. Ask Yourself How You’ll Fail in 2019 Instead

Instead of setting a New Year’s resolution, try taking a different approach. Try considering what you could do to destroy your resolution in order to help reveal potential pitfalls so you can safeguard against them.

Is Financial Planning Different For Women?

For many women, financial planning is a daunting task that poses risk in the long term if overlooked.

Manage Your Cash the Modern Way With Two-Way Sweep

Manage your cash the modern way—effortlessly. Try out Two-Way Sweep, our latest in cash management technology.

What a Trip to the Casino Can Teach You About Investing and Risk

Learn the ins and outs of how gambling works from a quantitative investor, and use it to your advantage in investing for the long term.

How One Behavioral Scientist Optimizes His Monthly Cashflow

Take a look inside how Betterment’s behavioral scientist, Dan Egan, manages his monthly cashflow. Keep in mind, this is purely his method; not Betterment’s advice or suggestion.

Smart Saver Gets Smarter with Cash Analysis

Cash analysis is Betterment’s tool for helping you decide how much extra cash you have to move into Smart Saver.

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