Articles under “young investors”

Build the Emergency Fund That’s Right for You

One of the pillars of sound personal finance is the emergency fund.  An emergency fund is money set aside before everything else to cover unexpected expenses. This is the first step to building your financial future, even before you start investing.

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Missing the Obvious on Fees

I have a personal confession. For nearly 50 years, I’ve missed the “obvious” reality: Fees for investment management are not low.

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Meir Statman on What Investors Really Want

Meir Statman, a member of Wealthfront’s investment advisory board, is a leader in the field of behavioral finance. He has researched and written much about investor behavior and its reflection in capital markets.

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Burt Malkiel’s Rule for Young Investors: Save Regularly

Wealthfront CIO and Princeton emeritus economics professor Burt Malkiel sat down with us a few weeks ago to talk about two of his favorite topics: perseverance and patience. In other words, invest regularly, and stay invested.

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