Today marks the 1 year anniversary of Betterment’s launch! [See more about our first year here.]
It’s been a fantastic first year — Betterment has built a strong user base and made numerous product improvements.
We have big plans for year 2, and will launch new features and tools so that Betterment can stay the easiest and fastest way to invest online!
What changes would you like to see in year 2? We love getting feedback from our users – please let us know what you think would make Betterment even better!
Betterment’s Model for Financial Advice: An Overview
Achieving your financial goals is only possible if you plan effectively. Saving enough, choosing the right accounts, deciding when you can buy a house or when to retire—all of these are essential decisions even before you build an optimal portfolio.
How to Use 2018’s Market Volatility to Your Advantage
The latter half of 2018 was a period of increased volatility. We view this as an opportunity for every investor.
Smart Saver and Other Savings Products: Our Recommendations
We know from talking to Betterment customers that holding cash isn’t always intentional; it’s a choice by default—not knowing how, when, or why to put your money to work. We developed Smart Saver to help with that.
Explore your first goal
This is a great place to start—an emergency fund for life's unplanned hiccups. A safety net is a conservative portfolio.
Whether it's a long way off or just around the corner, we'll help you save for the retirement you deserve.
If you want to invest and build wealth over time, then this is the goal for you. This is an excellent goal type for unknown future needs or money you plan to pass to future generations.