Tag: Financial Planning
Posted on November 7, 2019
Schwab and Vanguard are the two dominant platforms in the digital advice industry. Leveraging their clout as established investment managers, Schwab and Vanguard have amassed $43 billion and $140 billion, respectively, in assets under management on their digital platforms. Below is a comprehensive comparison of the two services, including facts, features, and historical performance based on accounts we have open at both providers.Read More…
Posted on November 4, 2019
With the release of its latest ADV filing yesterday, one thing is for certain: Wealthfront has had no trouble gathering cash deposits.
Posted on October 31, 2019
JP Morgan Enters the Fray, Vanguard Expands
All hands are on deck for automated investing. Shortly after closing Finn, its millennial-focused banking app, JP Morgan launched You Invest Portfolios—its new digital advisor with a minimum account balance of $2,500 and 0.35% advisory fee. With JP Morgan’s entrance into the digital advice space, there are only a few large U.S. banks that have yet to offer or buy a stake in a digital advisor.Read More…
Posted on October 28, 2019
Betterment and Wealthfront—the pioneers of the robo-advice industry—are the two largest independent advisors today. Both were founded a decade ago and have helped bring a revolution to the financial advice industry by making professional money management available to and affordable for everyone. We break out the differences between the two to see which one is better for you. Our performance figures are accurate and based on real accounts that we have open with both providers.
Posted on October 24, 2019
We recently spoke with Jed Laskowitz, CEO of You Invest, JP Morgan Chase’s digital investment platform. You Invest, which first launched as a self-directed trading platform in 2018, expanded the platform’s offerings this summer with the release of You Invest Portfolios, a managed portfolio solution on par with other robo advice products available today.Read More…
Posted on September 24, 2019
Vanguard is piloting and is expected to soon release a new digital planning and automated-investing product called Vanguard Digital Advisor, according to a document filed with the SEC. Vanguard Digital Advisor will have a $3,000 minimum and an all-in fee of 0.20%, placing it in direct competition with providers targeting less affluent investors. In doing so, Vanguard will undercut incumbents Fidelity and JP Morgan, who both have all-in costs—management and underlying fund fees— of 0.35% and independents Wealthfront and Betterment, who have all-in costs of around 0.33% and 0.36%, respectively depending on the portfolio chosen.Read More…