Articles by The Wealthfront Team

When is the Best Time to Buy a Home?

News headlines suggest that we’re in the middle of a hot “home buying season,” referring to the time of year — usually spring and early summer — when more people are on the hunt and prices respond accordingly. But there are other factors at play besides the time of year that are making people anxious

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Use the Summer to Your (Tax) Advantage

Now that summer is officially here most of us are mentally sliding into vacation mode, so the last thing you want to think about is your taxes (especially since you just dealt with them!). But the summertime is also busy with a number of big life events, so it’s important to understand how the midyear

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Bridging the Gap One Student at a Time

When we started Wealthfront our goal was to use software to help make taking control of your financial life easier. But even as we broadened our access to sophisticated financial advice through our technology, there’s one trend that sometimes you just can’t buck: inertia.

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Comparing the Wealthfront Portfolio Line of Credit to a Traditional Home Equity Line of Credit

When we launched our Portfolio Line of Credit in April of 2017 our goal was to deliver an easy way for our clients to access cash at a low interest rate for large expenses they need to cover in the near term. We got a number of calls from our home owning clients wanting to

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