How to Transfer Assets After a Divorce
We’re here to help you understand what happens next in terms of dividing assets held within Betterment.
How to Roll Over a 401(k)—Betterment Makes it Easy
Have 401(k)s from old jobs lying around? Betterment makes rolling them over into a low-cost IRA account simple and easy.
How to Do a Direct IRA Transfer
If this is your first direct IRA transfer, don’t worry. We help process direct IRA transfers every day, and we’re here to make it as easy for you as possible.
ACATS: Automating Asset Transfers
Betterment uses the ACATS method (Automated Customer Account Transfer Service), which automates transfers of assets and cash between brokerage firms. Generally, an ACATS transfer is faster and more convenient than other types of transfers.
How to Add or Change a Bank Account
You’ll need to link your bank account—either manually or electronically—in order to make deposits and request withdrawals.
How to Deposit
We provide instructions for the different types of deposits you can make into your account, as well as timelines for how long the process takes.
How to Roll Over Retirement Accounts
No matter what type of retirement account you want to roll over, we’ll try to help make it as easy as possible.
How to Withdraw, Transfer Out, or Close Account
We’ll walk you through how to withdraw from a taxable account or an IRA, how to transfer your account to another provider, and how to close your account.