Articles under “ETFs”

Following the Rules

There’s not much debate that computers are better at routine tasks than people. But most people don’t realize that good investing is incredibly routine.

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Playing the Real Estate Game (part 1)

We often get questions from our clients about investing in real estate beyond the home they live in. Many want to put money into investment properties because of the income opportunities or the perception that they know how to pick rental properties based on their experience buying their own home.

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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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Happy Birthday, Tax-Loss Harvesting

Back in October 2012, Wealthfront became the first automated investment service to introduce tax-loss harvesting. While tax-loss harvesting has been around for a long time, it traditionally has only been offered to the ultra-wealthy and it was almost always done just once a year by hand.

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