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Dan Egan

VP of Behavioral Finance & Investing, Betterment

Dan Egan

About Dan

Dan Egan is the VP of Behavioral Finance & Investing at Betterment. He has spent his career using behavioral finance to help people make better financial and investment decisions. Dan is a published author of multiple publications related to behavioral economics. He lectures at New York University, London Business School, and the London School of Economics on the topic.

Articles written by Dan

Betterment’s 401(k) Investment Approach

Helping employees make better decisions and providing choice to those who want it.

Memestonks: What’s Different About This Market?

You might be wondering what’s going on in the world of “stonks” right now. Yes, we have a take and, no, you won’t be surprised to hear we’re thinking bigger picture.

How To Avoid An Election Headache In 2020

We know the election is coming, but it's almost impossible to predict the market. That's why we think investors should plan to stick to their financial strategy, regardless of the outcome.

Betterment for Advisors Case Study Q&A: How Ritholtz reaches a new client segment 

Dan Egan recently interviewed Matt Lohrius, Advisor and CFP® at Ritholtz Wealth Management, who oversees the Liftoff platform.

Here’s Why Free Trades Might Not Be A Good Deal After All

D-I-Y? How about D-I-No. Here’s why those free trades might not be such a good deal after all.

How Betterment’s investment approach helps 401(k) investors

Dan Egan, Betterment’s VP of Behavioral Finance and Investing, answers the most common investment questions asked from 401(k) plan sponsors.

Video: What You Can Do to Prepare for Job Instability

If you’re worried about the future of your job due to COVID-19, here’s what you can do to prepare.

Video: What Is Betterment Doing For Me?

We shed light on the steps we’re taking in these times of market volatility—and the steps we always take—to help do what’s best for your money.

Video: How Can Tax Loss Harvesting Help?

We explain exactly how tax loss harvesting works, and why it can be a powerful tool during times of market volatility.

Video: How Does Betterment Move My Money?

We explain how long it usually takes for all the money movements happening in your Betterment account to fully complete.

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