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Corbin Blackwell, CFP®

Financial Planner, Betterment

Corbin Blackwell, CFP®

About Corbin

Corbin Blackwell is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ who works directly with Betterment customers to help them achieve their financial goals. Corbin has several years of experience in wealth management, and is passionate about helping customers in every phase of life succeed financially.

Articles written by Corbin

What Is A Fiduciary?

A fiduciary is a person or institution that is required to act in the best interest of another person when managing their financial life. Here’s why that can be important.

Are You New To Investing? Start Here

Investing can be easier and less expensive than you think. We’ll show you the ropes so that you can start making the most of your money today.

Checking vs. Savings Account: What’s The Difference?

What are the differences between checking and savings accounts? Learn the pros and cons of each, and find out how you can use them to meet your financial goals.

Should I Own Stock in the Company Where I Work?

Buying company stock at a discounted price can be worthwhile—if you remember to diversify as soon as possible. The answers to these four questions can help you make your decision.

Everything You Need to Know About Required Minimum Distributions

We’ll walk you through everything you need to know about required minimum distributions (RMDs), including rules and deadlines.

How to Optimize Your 529 Contributions

We know that you want to help set up your loved ones for success. One way to invest in their education while saving on taxes is to contribute to a 529 education savings plan.

Debt and Savings: Initial Moves for Effective Investing

Tackling your debts and saving money are prerequisites to investing and building wealth. Here are 5 ways to tackle your different financial priorities.

Married Filing Separately: Marriage Tax Benefit or Penalty?

If you’re married, deciding how to file your taxes—jointly or separately—may make a difference in how much you pay. Here’s what you need to consider.

Should You Create a Trust Fund? It Could Help You Preserve Wealth

Weigh the costs and benefits of establishing a trust as part of your estate planning.

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