Introducing the Wealthfront Cash Account

Today we are excited to announce the Wealthfront Cash Account — the perfect complement to our free financial planning and long-term investing. Our cash account currently pays an interest rate of 2.24%, is FDIC insured for up to $1 million, and has a minimum of only $1.

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The Miracle of Compound Interest

Compound interest is the magic force that stimulates the wild proliferation of an investment when it’s left alone for long enough — but there’s one important thing you have to do for it to work. Let us explain exactly how your money grows on itself.

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Comparing Wealthfront’s Free Financial Planning with Personal Finance Calculators

Here, we’ll compare the main features of using Wealthfront’s free financial planning service with online personal finance calculators.

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You’re Likely Undervaluing Your Future Net Worth

If you’ve done mental math to project your future net worth, your assumptions are probably off. Here, we’ll talk about how Wealthfront factors in the impact of compounding, investment returns, inflation, and debt repayments.

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