Articles by Andy Rachleff

How Automating Financial Advice Leads to Better Outcomes

Wealthfront believes automating financial advice will lead to better outcomes. Our 2018 Financial Planning & Savings report shows how regular engagement with Path, our financial advice engine, correlates to an increase in a client’s savings rate from 18.6% to 23.7% — nearly a 28% increase in savings.

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The 15 Crucial Questions About Stock Options

Any Wealthfront client who has used our automated financial planning service knows that nothing impacts your financial lifestyle more than owning equity in a successful company. Unfortunately, most people really don’t know how to evaluate the equity portion of their job offer.

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What To Make of the Mercurial Market

We get it. The stock market gyrations over the last few months have created a lot of unrest.

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Data is the New Frontier

In August 2011 Marc Andreessen wrote a Wall Street Journal op-ed that famously explained why, “software is eating the world.” As we explained in Demystifying VC Economics, Part 5, industry after industry is being disrupted by new entrants that implement much of the incumbents’ value in the form of a software-based service that can be

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