On our seventh anniversary, Betterment is improving how we communicate with our customers by introducing a new look.
Before Betterment, many people faced a serial problem when it came to managing their money: They didn’t have access to trustworthy financial … Read more
Ep. 020: Succeeding in College and Life with Daniel Lerner and Alan Schlechter
It’s officially that time of year when college grads throw their caps high into the air and prepare to enter the real world. Just a few short years ago, these graduates were among the four million students who began their … Read more
Ep. 019: Life Insurance Made Simple with Yaron Ben-Zvi
Technology has made our financial lives better and simpler. From banking and investing to shopping and planning a vacation, many of our daily necessities are just a click away.
Thanks to Haven Life, you can now add life insurance to … Read more
Ep. 017 & 018: Global Economics with Mohamed El-Erian
"Better Off" hosts Dr. Mohamed El-Erian to discuss the financial fundamentals every investor needs to be successful.
I never take it for granted how fortunate I am to have my job. Let’s be honest, it’s not really a job when you’re … Read more
Ep. 016: Navigating Your Career with “The Muse” Founders
Our interview with "The Muse" founders, Alexandra Cavoulacos and Kathryn Minshew highlights how jobs and workplaces have changed over the last 20 years and why we all need new rules for fulfillment in work.
Human capital: It’s more valuable than any … Read more
Ep. 015: Leadership Skills with Retired Admiral William H. McRaven
By now you know that, on the Better Off podcast, we talk about more than just the nuts and bolts of investing. Our mission is to help you take control of your financial life, and that includes helping you better … Read more
4 Common Mistakes When Investing in Target-Date Retirement Funds
Target-date funds are very common in retirement accounts because they automatically adjust over time. However, plenty of people make mistakes choosing TDFs, which can hurt long-term returns.
If you’ve had a 401(k) plan any time in the last 25 years, … Read more
Betterment Hosts Roundtable on Fiduciary Rule’s Bygone Start Date
If it hadn’t been delayed, the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule would have taken effect this week—a game-changing shift for individual investors. To mark this juncture, we hosted members of the press and investor advocates for a roundtable discussion on … Read more