Your Friends’ Advice Sucks – Business Insider
According to a recent survey, many of us think we should also look to our pals for investment advice. That’s unfortunate. Your friends are just about the last people you should seek financial wisdom from. Unless one of your buddies is named Warren Buffet, the chances are incredible their advice sucks.
The New Money Apps – The Wall Street Journal
“After signing up and funding your Betterment account, you establish various goals, such as saving for retirement. Then its automated system recommends a simple stock/government bond portfolio allocation.”
How To Win The Talent War – Fast Company
“When hiring for roles like this at Betterment.com, the investing startup I founded two years ago, I soon learned the formula for a successful startup. It’s simple: create a product that people need, and hire ridiculously talented, highly motivated people to build it.”
Post Wall Street Jobs – CNBC.com
“Stein conceded in an interview with the New York Daily News that he and his team had given up large salaries to do what they’re doing now. “Mostly, this is about doing something satisfying and making a difference versus making a fat salary but feeling like a cog in the wheel.””
“I for one, am not willing to lose countless nights of sleep, my sanity, or my dollars to the likely short term volatility… and neither should you.” Betterment CEO, Jon Stein, on investing in the Facebook IPO.
“Founders Jon Stein and Eli Broverman break down what it took to launch Betterment in the middle of the century’s largest financial crisis.”
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