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About the Editorial Staff

The editorial staff at Betterment aims to keep the Resource Center up to date with our evolving approach to financial advice, our product offerings, and new research. Articles attributed to the editorial staff may have originally been published under other Betterment team members or contributors. Read more detail on the Betterment Resource Center.

Articles written by the Editorial Staff

Plan Design Matters

Thoughtful 401(k) plan design can help motivate even reluctant retirement savers to start investing for their future. Learn more now.

401(k) Considerations for Highly Compensated Employees

Help ensure your 401(k) plan benefits every employee – from senior executives to entry-level workers. Read on for more information.

Why You Should Have a 401(k) Committee and How to Create One

A 401(k) committee can help improve plan management and alleviate your administrative burden.

Pros and Cons of OregonSaves for Small Businesses

Answers to frequently asked questions about the OregonSaves retirement program for small businesses.

Pros and Cons of Illinois Secure Choice for Small Businesses

Answers to frequently asked questions about the Illinois Secure Choice retirement program for small businesses.

Three LGBTQ+ Influencers Share Tips For Successful Financial Planning

LGBTQ individuals and same-sex couples face unique financial challenges when it comes to family planning, healthcare, and more. Here’s how three individuals are preparing for a secure and meaningful financial future.

How Memestocks Affected Investors’ Actions And Emotions

In April, Betterment surveyed 1,500 investors to examine “the rise of the day trader,” and how ‘memestocks’ affected their actions and emotions when it comes to making financial decisions.

A Guide to Safe Harbor 401(k) Plans

Stress less by setting up a Safe Harbor 401(k). You can bypass some of the tests and focus on helping your employees save for their financial futures.

Financial Advice From Betterment’s LGBTQ+ Community

Members of Betterment’s Betterpride ERSG share their financial goals, long-term money habits, and advice for how they approach money decisions in their everyday lives.

What Employers Should Know About Timing of 401(k) Contributions

One of the most important aspects of plan administration is making sure money is deposited in a timely manner—to ensure that employer contributions are tax-deductible and employee contributions are in compliance.