At Betterment, we’re constantly sharing content around the office. This list of weekend reading a “best of” from what we came across. If you found an article insightful, helpful, or interesting during the week, let us know on social media. You may find your name on the Betterment blog.
From around the web:
Lessons from the road about investing, plus a walk down memory lane with one of our country’s favorite pastimes: drivers ed.
Tinkering Too Much With an ETF Might Not Pay (New York Times)
The proliferation of ETFs has brought about new ways to “enhance” them tactically. A strategic portfolio, however, is likely the best method to achieve your long-term investment goals.
The rules of the 401K game are changing. As companies cut back on matches and other program benefits, we think Betterment is an even more timely product for employees who are going to have to save on their own for retirement.
Most Expensive Place to Find Out Who You Are (Moneybeat)
We enjoyed the points made about behavioral tendencies and risk tolerance, especially the reminder for defensive investors to monitor themselves carefully in uncertain markets.
The Senate Is Planning a Tax Hike on Retail Investors. It Should Be Removed.
The Senate’s current tax bill includes a mandate that would be punitive for everyday investors. Without a doubt, the FIFO mandate should be removed from consideration.
Optimizing Performance in Lower Risk Betterment Portfolios
In this methodology, we provide insight into how we optimize the performance of the lower risk bonds in Betterment's portfolios, including Smart Saver.
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.
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