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How Betterment Works During Volatile Markets

How Betterment Works During Volatile Markets

It can be difficult to ride out a market downturn when you can see it affecting your investment portfolio. We have automated features in place to address volatile markets when they occur.

Women and Money: Bridge The Gap

Women and Money: Bridge The Gap

It’s no secret that women fight more of an uphill battle than male peers in their efforts to reach personal financial goals.

5 Hacks to Get More from Your IRA

5 Hacks to Get More from Your IRA

You already know that contributing to an IRA is a smart move for building retirement savings. Take it a step further by using these five hacks to make the most of your money.

Investing in Different Assets: What are Your Possible Choices?

Investing in Different Assets: What are Your Possible Choices?

You want to begin investing, but have no idea where to start. Here is your guide to investing in different assets, jargon-free.

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How Betterment Works During Volatile Markets

It can be difficult to ride out a market downturn when you can see it affecting your investment portfolio. We have automated features in place to address volatile markets when they occur.

Convert or Recharacterize—What’s the Difference For Your IRA?

If conversions and recharacterizations are foreign to you, don’t worry. We’re here to help you decipher IRS jargon and learn the differences between the two.

How Checking Performance Might Hurt Your Performance

As your investment manager, we strive to maximize your returns and reduce your investment costs. But did you know that we also try to help you reduce your stress?

Women and Money: Bridge The Gap

It’s no secret that women fight more of an uphill battle than male peers in their efforts to reach personal financial goals.

5 Hacks to Get More from Your IRA

You already know that contributing to an IRA is a smart move for building retirement savings. Take it a step further by using these five hacks to make the most of your money.

Investing in Different Assets: What are Your Possible Choices?

You want to begin investing, but have no idea where to start. Here is your guide to investing in different assets, jargon-free.

Why Flexibility is Key in Withdrawing Retirement Income

A strong retirement plan relies on proper preparation. But flexibility in your plan may be the most important quality you can have.

The 3 Estate Planning Documents Everyone Should Have

The best thing you can do for your future self and your loved ones is prepare for the worst. Create your estate plan with these three essential documents.

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.

How to Understand a Life Insurance Policy

Your guide to reading the fine print for life insurance policies, both term and whole/universal, from our partners at Policygenius.

Taking Time Off From Work Can Be A Secret Tax Opportunity

If you’re taking off time from work—e.g. sabbatical, leave of absence, or traveling the world—you might be able to take advantage of a special tax boon if you put money toward retirement.

How Much Are You Losing To Idle Cash?

Uninvested cash may feel more readily available compared to when its invested, but there can be better ways to manage your funds. Find out how.

State and Local Taxes Affect Your Wallet

There are other types of taxes besides income tax. We’ll walk you through common types of state and local taxes, and provide tips on how you can minimize your tax liability so that you can keep more money in your wallet.

WebValve – The Magic You Need for HTTP Integration

Struggling with HTTP integrations locally? Use WebValve to define HTTP service fakes and toggle between real and fake services in non-production environments.

Is Betterment Worth It? Estimating the Added Value of a Robo-Advisor

Based on our estimation, using Betterment’s retirement recommendations could earn you 35% more after-tax money in retirement compared to investing on your own.

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