Articles under “Investing insights”

These posts break down the components that impact investing for the long term, such as diversification, fees, taxes, and more.

The New ETF on the Block

At Wealthfront we take pride in lowering our clients’ expenses wherever possible. As our Chief investment Officer Burt Malkiel likes to say, there’s nothing like saving fees because it represents a guaranteed increase in returns.

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Staying Cool During Dow Fever

Editor’s Note: This post is based on an original post by Andy Rachleff, published on the Wealthfront blog on July 22, 2015. We update it periodically with refreshed data to remind you that slow and steady wins the race.

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The Silent Assassin of Fees

A few years ago I wrote a blog post that attempted to comprehensively outline all the apparent and hidden fees that can eat away at your investment return. This was (and still is) important because over the course of 30 years fees can actually lower your net worth by as much as 50%.1 But as

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Building Your Socially Responsible Portfolio

We know our clients want a portfolio that also aligns with their beliefs. And thanks to Direct Indexing we’ll be able offer Socially Responsible Investing, allowing you to build a portfolio that best represents your values.

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