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How to save money in college, even though you’re busy learning

To save money in college, keep your expenses low, automate your savings, and set savings goals for yourself.

Here’s how much your money could grow if you put $10, $100, or $1,000 a month in a high-yield savings account

Robo-adviser Betterment offers an industry-leading annual percentage yield (APY) of up to 2.39% on its high-yield savings account.
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I spent 10 years working in finance and I’m convinced robo-advisers are better than human advisers for 5 reasons

Ditching your human financial adviser is scary. But this MBA says a robo-adviser is more likely to make the right decisions with your money.
Betterment and Wealthfront are making a play for ordinary savers.

Wealthfront and Betterment are battling it out, and it’s great news for savers

The high-yield savings accounts from Wealthfront and Betterment may be particularly attractive to savers looking to segue into robo-investing.
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In 8 months, I’ve earned over $250 in interest just by switching to a high-yield savings account

By switching from a credit union savings account, where she was earning 0.05% interest, to a high-yield savings account, the author earned $268.
To earn the 2.69% APY on your high-yield savings account, you have to join the waitlist for Betterment's checking account.

Betterment dropped the rate on its fee-free, high-yield savings account less than 2 weeks after its debut

Betterment's Everyday Savings account has no monthly fees, allows unlimited transfers, and offers FDIC insurance up to $1 million.
Betterment made investing easier for the author.

I tried Betterment, the robo-advisor that made it easy to save money and build wealth

I recently tried using Betterment, one of the more popular robo-advisors out there.

Investing is one of the best ways to grow your money, and you don’t need $1,000 to start

Betterment and Wealthfront are robo-advisors, online financial advisors that use complex computer algorithms to create your investment portfolio.
Brandon Krieg, co-founder and CEO of Stash

Millennial investing app Stash just rolled out a new feature that’s strikingly similar to its $860 million rival Acorns

The company announced Thursday that it has unveiled a number of new features for its users, including round-ups — which lets customers invest spare change— and cash back for purchases made at certain retailers.
Betterment CEO Jon Stein.

Betterment is partnering with a company backed by Shaq to help gig economy workers manage their finances

The emergence of companies like Uber, Lyft, and Instacart has brought about the rise of the gig economy — short term workers who do everything from drive taxis to shop for your groceries.