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Betterment vs. Mutual Funds: A Comparison Clarkgym6 Comments


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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By : Adam | 21 Aug 2014
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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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Rebalance IRA Review

By : Josh Rodriguez | 15 May 2014

As a new investor, I’m learning things every day about how to manage my portfolio. I’ve got to say, it’s a lot of fun. No matter how much fun it’s been, I do have to admit that I’ve made my fair share of mistakes. The …

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Tech Stocks Recover and Futures Fly Higher: Why All the Doom and Gloom?

By : Adam | 14 May 2014

The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. As a whole, ever since the turn of the year, markets have been bearish, with investor confidence incredibly low. With factors ranging …

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Wealth Management: Future Trends

By : Adam | 13 May 2014

The following is a guest post about wealth management. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. Despite its name, wealth management is not just for the super wealthy. Nor is it a discipline which must …

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Long Term Investments – How to Get it Right

By : Adam | 15 Apr 2014

The following is a guest post about long term investments. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest post policy and then contact me. It does not take a financial wizard to figure out that long term investment always pays if you …

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