At Betterment, we’re constantly sharing content around the office — now you’re added to the list. This is a new weekend reading round-up we’re sharing. If you found an article insightful, helpful, or interesting during the week, let us know on Twitter or Facebook. You may find your name on the Betterment blog.
From around the web:
We’re kicking off the reading list with wisdom from the Oracle of Omaha. You’ll recognize stark similarities between Warren Buffett’s investing values and ours.
Your Crucial First 20 Minutes with YNAB (You Need A Budget)
We loved this post from our friends at You Need A Budget about how to optimize the YNAB software. Read about founder Jesse Mecham’s Rule Four, fondly known as the Buffer.
There are honest financial advisers out there — but not everyone has your well-being in mind. This post discusses how to understand where your adviser’s self-interests lie and ask yourself whether you can work around them.
Don’t miss these on the Betterment blog:
A Q&A with Steve Locksin, one of Barron’s top ranked financial advisors in the country, and author of Get Wise To Your Advisor.
Wish you could wave a magic wand and make your 401k more robust? These three hacks will come pretty close.
We re-imagined the design and navigation of our new apps to make it easier to track the performance of your investments.
Have a great weekend and happy reading!
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