Articles under “mistakes”

The 15 Crucial Questions About Stock Options

Any Wealthfront client who has used our automated financial planning service knows that nothing impacts your financial lifestyle more than owning equity in a successful company. Unfortunately, most people really don’t know how to evaluate the equity portion of their job offer.

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The Biology of Good Investing

Investment pundits – ourselves included – write a lot about how checking your portfolio too frequently is hazardous to both your financial and mental health. The evidence is overwhelming that those who check their portfolios on a daily basis tend to underperform those who check their portfolios less frequently.

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The Right and Wrong Reasons to Change Your Risk Tolerance

Our clients sometimes ask us how often they should change their risk tolerance score. The answer is: Not often.

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Invest Despite Volatility

Many facets of investing are counterintuitive. Investment strategies that feel right seldom are.

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