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We’re Updating the Asset Allocation for Wealthfront’s Recommended Portfolios
As an investment adviser, we have a fiduciary duty to our clients which means we’re legally required to act in your best interests. This commitment to you informs every product we build, every service we offer, and every piece of advice our software provides. As part of this, we…
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The Right and Wrong Ways to Protect Yourself from Inflation
If you’ve been reading the news, you’ve likely seen a bunch of recent headlines about inflation. It’s true that inflation has risen over the last few months and hit its highest level in more than a decade in May. But if you’re making changes to your…
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How To Take Advantage of the Tax Benefits of QSBS
If you work at a company that’s recently gone public, you might be tempted to take up angel investing. And if you’re going to do that, it’s important to be familiar with the tax treatment of certain investments known as qualified small business stock, or QSBS. If you…
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What’s Your Investment Return? 4 Answers to a Simple Question
“What’s your investment return?” It’s a simple question, but there are multiple ways to answer it. That’s because there are four primary methods of calculating investment return. They are: Simple returnTime-weighted returnMoney-weighted returnInternal rate of return Each method was created to measure a particular aspect of an investment’s performance. You…
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How To Keep Up Good Financial Habits After the Pandemic
It’s nearly summer, and lots of us are getting excited about returning to pre-pandemic normalcy here in the US. Whether you can’t wait to jump on a plane and travel the world or you just want to go back to your favorite restaurant, there’s a lot to look forward to…
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Welcoming Jaleh Bisharat to Our Board of Directors
Wealthfront is disrupting the traditional financial industry by using software to put our clients’ interests first. We’re building the one platform you need to manage your entire financial life and grow your long-term wealth responsibly. Plans this big require an exceptional team, and today we’re thrilled to announce the addition…
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