Articles under “cash”

How The Wealthfront Cash Account Compares to Other Low-Risk Savings Accounts

Consumers currently have a huge number of low-risk liquid accounts from which to choose, each belonging to financial institutions that will tell you theirs is the best. So how do you know which account is best?

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The Wealthfront Cash Account Now Has a 2.57% APY, The Highest Available Rate On The Market

Since we launched the cash account in February, our clients have earned over $10 million in interest, more than 23 times as much as their money would have earned in a traditional savings account.

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How the Fed Funds Rate Impacts the Wealthfront Cash Account

The fed funds rate influences nearly every financial institution, and a rate decrease directly impacts consumers. When the rate goes down, high yield savings account rates go down, too.

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How To Build the Emergency Fund That’s Right for You

Even the most careful planners can lose their job or experience unusual healthcare costs. So you know you need an emergency fund — but how much of one do you need?

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