Articles under “Vanguard”

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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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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Why Do Vanguard ETFs Dominate Low-Cost Portfolios?

The rise of exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, has been a critical factor in the rise of automated investment services like Wealthfront. ETFs are on average cheaper, more tradable and more tax-efficient than traditional index funds (see Why Index ETFs Are The Automated Investment of Choice).

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Direct Indexing: The Next Generation of Index Investing

One year ago today, Wealthfront became the first and only automated investment service to offer direct indexing with the Wealthfront 500. Direct indexing allows you to own all the stocks that comprise a major index in your own brokerage account, which is far more tax efficient than owning the equivalent index fund.

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