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The One Person to Listen to When Investing

If you’re anywhere near my age (I’m going to be 50 very soon), you know you need to be investing a sizeable portion of your income. Not should be. Need to be.  There are plenty of reasons for this, not least of which is the uncertainty around how much money you’ll need when you’re done working. But there’s another […]

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What Charity Navigator’s President and CEO Thinks about Betterment Charitable Giving

To Michael Thatcher, charitable giving isn’t just an act of goodwill; it’s how we, as humans, can change the world for the better. This is precisely the kind of perspective we, at Betterment, were looking for when we reached out to Michael to get his opinion our new charitable giving service. We already knew that […]

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Weaving insurance into the customer’s everyday life

By offering customer services that are frictionless, hyper-personalized and enjoyable, digital disruptors like Google, Netflix, Uber and Tesla have set high benchmarks for organizations in every consumer-facing sector. Insurance carriers are, as a result, under growing pressure to recast their relationships with their customers to keep pace with evolving consumer expectations. Over this series of […]

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Here’s another way to look at the Property Cycle

We all know the property market moves in cycles. And we also know that the markets have moved to the next phase of the cycle… But today I’d like to introduce you to another way of looking at this cycle to help predict what’s ahead for our property markets. Typically the cycle is depicted in […]

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Managing Your Allocation: How We Reduce Risk in a Portfolio as Your Goal Approaches

“Am I holding the right kind of investments in my portfolio?”“Am I taking on too much risk by staying invested in stocks?”“Am I being too conservative by holding bonds?” These are questions that are often on the top of an investor’s mind. And rightly so, especially when a major life goal, like retirement, starts to […]

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WEF Insights for Insurers from Davos 2018 Day 2

The nature and future of work came under the spotlight on Day 2 of the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF)  in Davos, Switzerland. This year’s theme is “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.” In addition to “Putting Jobs Out of Work”, discussions included “Securing a Common Future in Cyberspace“ and “Responding to Extreme Environmental Risks”. AI—The Leadership Imperative […]

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2018 Tax Season Calendar: The Dates You Need to Know

Tax filing season will soon be here, and as investors, it’s important to be aware of the many annual deadlines and tax documentation release dates that could affect how and when you file your taxes. While tax season is often thought of as stressful, annoying, and time-consuming, the reality is that this is a part […]

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$3 Billion worth of lessons learned from home improvement stores

In this case study, learn how Brilliant Basics and Cutting New Ground work together to enable a home improvement retailer to capture a $3 billion opportunity. If you’ve been to a home improvement store lately, your experience may have depended on a few factors. For example, the process of buying a lightbulb is incredibly complicated. […]

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Australian Residential Property Market & Economic Update Feb 2018: Part 2

What’s ahead for property in 2018? Yesterday we started our 3 part series on the state of play of the Australian housing markets. If you missed it you can read it here. Today let’s look at a few more aspects including: A demographic overview Interest rates, and Household finance Demographic Overview The annual rate of […]

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Worried Market Watchers: What (Not) To Do Next

Stock investors are coming off one of the rockiest stretches in two years, leading to the inevitable question: What should I do when the market drops? The answer for long-term investors is clear: nothing. Still, when you hear about big point and percentage losses—especially as the second longest bull market on record tempts some people […]

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