It’s the old idea of a “market portfolio,” a conceptually ideal investment, and one that Betterment seeks to reflect while retaining efficiency and access to your money.
Betterment’s stock market basket is not far off from the everything bagel. It is all US stocks, but US companies’ investments abroad mean that a US stock market index gives investors global exposure. And investing only in larger, more liquid US ETFs means that management fees and transaction costs are lower, which makes investing in Betterment a great way to capture the growth of the global economy.
Redesigning How You Manage Your Finances at Betterment
Our new design represents a synthesis of a large body of customer feedback. We hope it meets your expectations.
Using Investment Goals at Betterment
Goal-based investing. The idea is prized among financial advisors—and our team at Betterment—but to the everyday investor, it’s often difficult to put into practice.
How Congress Governs the Federal Reserve
Author Mark Spindel, expert on the Federal Reserve offers an account of Congress’s role in steering the evolution of the Federal Reserve and challenges the myth of its independence.
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