Articles under “Investing insights”
These posts break down the components that impact investing for the long term, such as diversification, fees, taxes, and more.
As December gets underway our minds are on the holidays, but there’s another season that is upon us: coupling. Christmas Day continues to be the most popular day for marriage proposals, and a large swath of engagements will take place starting the week before Christmas through New Year’s Day.Read more
Since founding Wealthfront I have learned a lot about how investment firms are compensated – and I must say it’s very disappointing. This isn’t my usual rant about nickel and dime fees; this time I’m talking about kickbacks.Read more
As the year comes to end, most of us are thinking about the holidays — the shopping, the parties, the travel. It’s human nature to get distracted and place thinking about your personal finances on hold.Read more
We just published the actual results of our daily tax-loss harvesting (TLH) service over the past five years, and even we were surprised at the magnitude of the benefit. According to our analysis, the value of the tax-loss harvesting benefit at Wealthfront far exceeds the advisory fee in terms of the after-tax benefit.Read more