Articles under “tax-loss harvesting”

If You Like Vanguard, You’ll Love Wealthfront

Vanguard versus Wealthfront – how do the two compare? In this post, we compare the two services and explain the relative advantages of Wealthfront.

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Not all software is created equal

I am constantly amazed at how often people ask me, “Why can’t any bank or broker with a large budget hire a bunch of engineers and easily replicate Wealthfront?” The answer is simple: not all software is created equal. If it were, you probably wouldn’t be doing all your searches on Google and buying most

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The Right Way and the Wrong Way to Benchmark a Diversified Portfolio

One of the biggest challenges for an investor is to determine how well her diversified portfolio is performing. The two most common benchmarks featured in published advice are: S&P 500 A 60/40 Stock/Bond portfolio Unfortunately, most published advice is incorrect.

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It’s About Automation, Not Fees

Automated investment services are successful because they are automated, not because they are low priced. They are low priced because they are automated, but that’s not why most people choose them.

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