Betterment invests $4M in investment firms that have invested in US election coverage

Betterment invests $4M in investment firms that have invested in US election coverage

Investing in US elections has been a major pillar of the Betterment platform since it was founded in 2015.The platform is backed by investment firms including Drexel Burnham Lambert, BlackRock, Citi, TD Ameritrade, and United States Trust.Betterment’s CEO, Mike McPherson, has said that the platform will offer a level of certainty that’s never been available…

The Trump-Pence tax plan is a scam

The Trump-Pence tax plan is a scam

“A few years ago, I would have said, ‘Oh, that would be the most outrageous tax cut ever,’” James Kirchick, a tax policy expert and former adviser to Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, told National Review.“Now I say it’s a scam.”Trump has promised to repeal the entire federal tax code, with a top tax rate…

Best Investment Books for Beginners

Best Investment Books for Beginners

It’s been a few years since we last published an article on the best investing books, but we have another article coming soon, with advice on what you should buy.And as with all of our articles, it’s important to pay close attention to the title of the article to ensure that it’s relevant to your…

How to save for retirement

How to save for retirement

For the first time, a federal tax credit to help you save for your retirement has been expanded to help companies invest in the health care industry.The Investment Company Institute said Wednesday that it will extend the investment tax credit from two years to three.The extension is in response to the Affordable Care Act, which…