Articles under “emergency fund”

Should You Pay Off Debt Or Invest? Here’s The Real Answer

When you have some extra cash, how to do you decide whether to invest it or put it toward paying down debt? We fully unpacked this surprisingly complex quandary, complete with considering emergency funds, toxic debt, and weighing interest rates.

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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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A Decade After the Crash, Wealthfront Clients Are Surprisingly Hopeful for the Future

Wealthfront surveyed more than 1,000 clients to understand how millennials felt about their financial futures 10 years after the Great Recession. We found that despite stalled careers and anxiety about the economy, many millennials still feel successful and “on track” to meet their financial goals today.

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Your 2017 Year-End Personal Finance Checklist

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.

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