Articles by Elizabeth MacBride

Trust and Mission: A Talk With Charley Ellis

Charley Ellis, the newest member of Wealthfront’s investment advisory board, has been a clarion voice over a long, distinguished career for high-quality, low-cost investing and for the rights of individual investors. His expertise has placed him at the highest level of the investing world.

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Q&A with William Sharpe: Investing In a Turbulent Market

Nobel Prize-winning economist William Sharpe recently published an article showing retirees how much more money they could have in retirement by avoiding actively managed funds in favor of index-oriented funds. In the article, “The Arithmetic of Investment Expenses” in the Financial Analysts Journal, Sharpe showed that a person saving for retirement who chooses low-cost investments

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Burt Malkiel’s Rule for Young Investors: Save Regularly

Wealthfront CIO and Princeton emeritus economics professor Burt Malkiel sat down with us a few weeks ago to talk about two of his favorite topics: perseverance and patience. In other words, invest regularly, and stay invested.

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9 Signals You Should Hire A Tax Accountant

Many of our clients use TurboTax until they hit certain triggers in the complexity of their financial lives. If you spent more than a few hours on your taxes this year, it’s time to ask yourself whether it makes sense to outsource this portion of your financial life to an accountant.

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