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50: Wealthfront CEO Andy Rachleff, Investing the Robo Way

By Sam Marks / Johnny FD

Andy Rachleff is not only a veteran in finance, he is also a pioneer in modern investing. Wealthfront is due more than their fair share of pioneering and innovating Rob-advisors, and helping millions of people start investing in the market in a smarter, more efficient way. At the time of this episode, Wealthfront is managing over $5.5 Billion for all types of investors from beginners to high net worth individuals. Robo-Advisors (or automated investing as Andy prefers to call it) have been sweeping the finance sector making it easy and transparent to invest in the market. On this episode, we get to tap into Andy’s nearly 4 decades of experience in finance and investing, explore efficiencies in the Wealthfront platform, and see who Robo-Advisors are a good investing instrument for.   Links: Linkedin @arachleff >Try Wealthfront – Get $15,000 managed Free Where are we: South Carolina - SamNorthern California - AndyBali - Johnny FD Discussed: If you like vanguard, you’ll love Wealthfront   Book: A Random Walk Down Wall Street - Burton G. Malkiel Time Stamps: 02:52 - From VC to entrepreneur05:02 - A tip to outperform the market 06:55 - Financial advisors08:54 - Choosing fund and ETFs14:23 - Artificial Intelligence usagexxx20:41 - Three ways you can control the market25:31 - Time-weighted return vs money weighted return29:01 - Passive investing33:05 - Robo-advisors market share35:02 - Software based auto advisors39:17 - Is there a future for traditional advisors?42:30 - Tax loss harvesting44:50 - Lump sum or dollar cost averaging46:55 - Time-weighted return vs money weighted return51:00 - Is Robo-advisory right for you? If you enjoyed this episode, do us a favor and share it! Also if you haven’t’ already, please take a minute to leave us a 5-star review on iTunes and claim your bonus here! Copyright 2017. All rights reserved. Read our disclaimer here.

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