From around the web:
A Simple Change That Would Help Millions of Investors (The Motley Fool)
The Motley Fool wrote an excellent piece about how fees are crushing the retail investor. The average revenue an IRA investor earns for Fidelity will make your jaw drop.
The New Hedge-Fund-Like Retail Funds (Wall Street Journal)
Retail hedge funds (or hedge fund-like products) claim to give individual investors the same type of whiz-bang performance of an institutional fund, but should people really take them seriously?
We loved this piece about how a high school student’s creative thinking and science fair project turned into a billion dollar cost-cutting proposal to the government.
Millennials have had it with traditional banks. Now it’s up to the banks to come up with new ways to appeal to their customers, or continue to alienate a generation.
Don’t miss these on the Betterment blog:
“Often new customers write to me and ask, what can I do to build wealth faster? The answer doesn’t have to be complicated.”
Here’s how you can reduce the impact of taxes and get the max out of your bonus.
Have a great weekend and happy reading!
Here’s How Betterment Women Are Shaping the Future of Finance
Twelve women across eleven different departments came together to talk about why they’ve chosen careers in fintech.
Personal Investing Strategies Tailored For You
We’ve long tailored customer portfolios based on factors like goal type, and risk tolerance. Now, we’re further personalizing our advice at the level of the portfolio strategy itself.
The Difference Between Vanguard and Betterment
I’ve been asked a lot in the last few months in the transition from my old role at Vanguard to my new role as Chief Growth Officer at Betterment – what’s the difference between the two companies?
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