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Wealthfront Adds Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair and Former Comptroller of Currency Thomas Curry to Banking Advisory Group

Bair and Curry bring their extensive experience in the banking industry to Wealthfront as the company builds out its nextgen banking service for Millennials

Wealthfront Launches First Self-Driving Money™ Service

Autopilot automates your savings plan so you can remove the stress of manually monitoring accounts and moving money

Wealthfront Adds Debit Card And Checking Features To Its Cash Account

The company continues to reinvent banking and solidify its position as the primary financial relationship for its clients

Wealthfront Named One Of NerdWallet’s 2020 “Best-Of” Award Winners

The nextgen banking service wins Best Robo-Advisor for Cash Management.

Wealthfront Launches Cash Account With 2.24% Interest Rate And FDIC Insurance Up To $1 Million

The addition of a cash account is another important milestone towards delivering Self-Driving Money.

Wealthfront Launches Free Financial Planning

Wealthfront un-bundles its automated planning to help 90 million millennials build a comprehensive financial plan.

Wealthfront Research Shows Clients Who Regularly Engage With Automated Financial Advice Save More

Clients who engage monthly with Wealthfront’s automated advice engine, Path, save almost 400% more than the national savings rate.

Wealthfront Cuts Risk Parity Expense Ratio in Half to 0.25%

Wealthfront’s Risk Parity Fund’s expense ratio is now lower than nearly 80% of ETFs on the market.

Wealthfront Launches New Financial Planning Service: Home Planning for Path

The addition of the company’s third financial planning service continues to widen the feature gap among competitors.

Tiger Global Management Leads Wealthfront’s $75 Million Financing Round

Additional capital will fuel Wealthfront’s growth as the financial advisor of choice for young professionals and families for decades to come.

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Wealthfront names former banking regulators Sheila Bair and Thomas Curry to fintech’s advisory group

Wealthfront has named former Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation head Sheila Bair and ex-Comptroller of Currency Thomas Curry to an advisory group created to help the fintech firm push further into financial services, CNBC has learned.


Wealthfront Automates Savings For Users

Wealthfront today launched a new service that automatically sweeps excess cash for customers into savings or investments. It’s the next step in the investment and personal finance company’s roadmap toward its self-coined “self-driving money” initiative.


The Wealthfront Cash Account is a hybrid savings and checking account that lets you get your paycheck up to 2 days early

You’ll earn a competitive APY like you would with a high-yield savings account, but you’ll also have access to a debit card and direct deposits, as you would with a checking account. You can also receive your paycheck up to two days early when you set up direct deposits.


Robo Advisers Keep Adding On Services

Wealthfront is launching what it calls “self-driving money,” a suite of services that will allocate every dollar that comes into an account in accordance with rules set by the account holder.