Articles under “Wealthfront 100”

The 2016 Wealthfront Career-Launching Companies List

[Editor’s note: To see this year’s updated list, visit The 2017 Wealthfront Career-Launching Companies List.] Today we are pleased to present our fourth annual list of US mid-sized technology companies with momentum. We publish this list because we believe these companies are the ideal places for young people to start their careers.

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Introducing the Next Level of Direct Indexing: The Wealthfront 100

In December 2014, Wealthfront announced the next generation of index investing, our new Tax-Optimized Direct Indexing platform. A replacement for the US stock portion of a Wealthfront portfolio, Direct Indexing allows Wealthfront clients to participate in the US stock market not just by owning an ETF, but through direct ownership of many of the underlying US stocks.

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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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