Articles under “Wealthfront”

How the Fed Funds Rate Impacts the Wealthfront Cash Account

The fed funds rate influences nearly every financial institution, and a rate decrease directly impacts consumers. When the rate goes down, high yield savings account rates go down, too.

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The Wealthfront Cash Account Now Has A 2.29% APY

Our cash account has gotten over $1 billion in deposits in less than a month, earning clients over $2.5 million in interest. And now a great thing is even better: We’re raising the annual percentage yield (APY) on our cash account from 2.24% to 2.29%

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Start Earning 2.24% APY on Your Cash Today

Today we are excited to announce that the Wealthfront FDIC Insured Cash Account is available for everyone! Earn 2.24% APY with no fees, unlimited transfers, and FDIC insurance covering up to $1 million.

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Wealthfront’s Guide to Equity & IPOs

As companies like Airbnb, Lyft, Pinterest, Slack, Uber, and others gear up for multi-billion-dollar IPOs this year, we know that employees are often left with more questions than answers about their equity compensation. We collected our most popular advice on valuing equity, exercising options, selling stock, and managing a windfall into a comprehensive Guide to Equity & IPOs.

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