Content Manager, Betterment
Shindy Chen is a published author and contributes for the Huffington Post’s money, technology, and travel sections. She worked at CNBC and Bloomberg TV in London, and was a Vice President at Wachovia Bank (Wells Fargo). Shindy was on Mogul’s 2014 “35 Under 35” list for media accomplishments, and graduated with a B.A. in English and journalism from U.N.C.-Chapel Hill, an M.B.A. from Georgia State University, and a Master de Management from the Panthéon Sorbonne in Paris.
This Thanksgiving, We Share What We’re Thankful For
This Thanksgiving, we’re grateful for our customers, who allow us to continue growing and changing the wealth management industry. We’re also thankful for our incredible employees—here, they share what they’re grateful for this past year.
Calling All Employers: Are You Setting Your Employees Up for Retirement Success?
New research finds that employees are neither confident about when they can retire, nor about how their 401(k) plans operate. Employers can address this by choosing new digital advice tools and robust, low-cost 401(k) plans to help their employees better prepare for retirement.
What Olympics Prize Money Can Teach Us About Investing
Though Olympics prize money amounts haven’t changed in over a decade, if invested today those winnings could still earn solid returns well past an athlete’s competitive years.
The True Cost of an Early 401(k) Withdrawal
Tapping into your 401(k) isn’t as easy as cracking into a piggy bank. It’s also more expensive. After early withdrawal penalties (and losing out on future earnings) what's left of your 401(k) balance is far less than expected.
Meet the Betterment Summer Interns, Class of 2016
It’s summer, which means Betterment’s interns for the class of 2016 have arrived. Get to know them, and learn more about our internship program.
3 Ways Betterment Caters to Couples
Are you one half of a “Better Couple”? Discover the top three features that benefit couples who invest with Betterment.
Playing Married: 3 Money Management Tips for Cohabiting Couples
Unmarried couples living together likely have just as much joint financial responsibility as married couples. Here are three practical tips to help couples manage and invest money together, even if they’re not legally bound to do so.
Your 2016 Tax Season Calendar
Tax season doesn’t have to be stressful. Follow our tax season calendar for an easier route to April 18.