How do you Value the Future?
Behavioral studies show that people consistently over-discount the future -- spending money today rather than investing it for the future.
Today, at TechCrunch Disrupt, we’ll challenge conference attendees to make the right long term decisions with their money. We’ll be offering attendees $10 in cash today … or, $25 as a Betterment account bonus if they are willing to wait 50 days.
Attending TechCrunch? Stop by our table to show us how you value the future.
Not attending TechCrunch? We challenge you, too. Where are you spending money today that you could be investing for the future?
High-Yield Savings Accounts: The Ultimate Guide
High-yield savings accounts can offer higher interest rates than traditional counterparts. Learn everything you need to know about them in this guide.
Everything You Need to Know About Emergency Funds
Some things you need to know about emergency funds: what they are, how big they should be, when to use them, and more.
The Recommended Allocation For Our Safety Net Goal Has Changed
Your Safety Net goal should ideally beat inflation while also taking on minimal risk. Learn about our updated portfolio allocation recommendations for your emergency funds.
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.