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Betterment vs. Mutual Funds: A Comparison Clarkgym6 Comments

Mutual-Funds

Mutual funds have a long history of underperformance vs. the overall stock market indices. To make matters worse, they also charge exorbitant fees for all kinds of standard business expenses. It’s no wonder that with the surge in online brokers and online innovators, that someone would come along and create a better way to service individuals who want the benefits of a mutual fund but don’t want to pay for the high cost of management as the fund underperforms the overall market.

Enter a new company that is changing the game when it comes to investing in funds whose name is Betterment. Betterment is a budding company that wants to make it easy and affordable to invest in stocks and bonds while making good returns and minimizing fees. What follows is a comparison between Betterment and a standard mutual fund. I think that you too will clearly see why Betterment has raised the standards for investing.

A Typical Mutual Fund

Mutual Funds have now been around long enough to critique. Since their inception, historic returns for almost all of them have underperformed the overall market. There are a few that consistently outperform the market but they are hard…

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Exclusive Interview with Betterment CEO Jon Stein

By : Jeremy Biberdorf | 12 Aug 2014

Last year at FinCon I was lucky enough to meet up with the great folks from Betterment. Some other bloggers and I had a good chat with the CEO Jon Stein. He had some interesting insight into where he wanted to take his company and …

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Can you follow Warren Buffett’s rule – “Never Lose Money”?

By : Adam | 31 Jul 2014

The following is a guest post about Warren Buffett’s number 1 rule. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. Much of the investment world is focused on how to make money. Buy this amazing stock which …

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The Truth About Binary Options – Legit Trading or Scam?

By : Adam | 26 Jun 2014

There’s a lot of talk about binary options these days. However most of the time binary options are presented as the answer to all of your financial problems. In reality, nothing can be farther from the truth. In this article I’ll look into the real …

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Understanding Binary Options

By : Adam | 20 Jun 2014

We all know that there are many different ways of investing in today’s market, but a lot of people aren’t familiar with one of the newest investing trends: binary options. Unlike traditional stocks, binary options are a way to make money fast without having to …

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What You Should Know About Binary Options

By : Josh Rodriguez | 9 Jun 2014

Recently, I was hired to help build content for a binary options startup site. As a matter of fact, this has been my first week doing so. As I’ve been writing the different pieces of content, I’ve come across some pretty interesting things. So, today …

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Money in the Market: 7 Innovative Companies Worth Investing In

By : Adam | 31 May 2014

The following is a guest post about 7 innovative companies worth investing in. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. Are you thinking about investing but not sure where to start? Consider these seven innovative …

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