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Retirement Planning Advice That Matches How You Save

Betterment is constantly working to align our investment advice with what it’s really like to pursue your financial goals. Learn about how our retirement planning advice continues to improve.

4 Common Mistakes When Investing in Target-Date Retirement Funds

Target-date funds are very common in retirement accounts because they automatically adjust over time. However, plenty of people make mistakes choosing TDFs, which can hurt long-term returns.

2017 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits and Rules

This year will see a limited number of changes to retirement plan contribution and income limits—check here to see how they may affect your plan options.

2017 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits and Rules

This year will see a limited number of changes to retirement plan contribution and income limits—check here to see how they may affect your plan options.

How to Save Taxes When Withdrawing from Your Retirement Income

A smart withdrawal strategy during retirement can help make your portfolio last longer, while easing potential tax burdens.

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.

3 Important Types of Insurance to Have When Preparing for Retirement

No longer able to rely on pensions, people who are in the middle of their careers must now consider these less common but important types of insurance.

Retirement Planners Get Access to Personal Social Security Data

Betterment is an initial adopter of a new government initiative to make personal earnings history and benefit projections available to all.

How We Use Your Income to Calculate Retirement Spending

Learn how your current income plays a role in calculating your desired retirement spending level in the future.

Q&A: Getting on Track for Retirement

For Amy Augenblick, a comfortable retirement simply means seeing her girls grow up and have families, whatever those may look like. See how she's getting on track for retirement and what really motivates her to save.

RetireGuide Creates Personalized Plans for a Comfortable Retirement

Our retirement planning tool shows you whether you are on track for a comfortable retirement—and helps you invest seamlessly based on the recommended retirement advice.

How to Save for Retirement When You’re Self-Employed

Entrepreneurs and small-business owners have several options for tax-advantaged retirement savings.

Should You Factor Home Equity into Your Retirement Plan?

The answer depends on how much equity you have built up in your home—and what you expect your retirement expenses to be.

After Law School: Balancing Student Loans with Retirement Saving

Follow the story of a recent law school graduate and how he’s making it work.

How to Save for Retirement: 5 Essential Savings Accounts to Consider

Challenge yourself to max out your 401(k) plan in 2015—that’s $1,500 per month from your salary.

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