Robo-advisors are growing in popularity throughout the investment sector of the financial industry. Find out if a robo-advisor is right for you.
Chances are, you’ve heard of the “robo-advisors” that are taking the investing world by storm. But what exactly are they? And are you and your portfolio ready for a digital face-lift? Let’s tackle these questions and more.
Robo-advisors are automated investment portfolios that use algorithms to consider your unique needs against outside factors and then automatically adjust your portfolio to help keep you on track. This is different from target date funds, which do not have the same capabilities.
Despite being virtually nonexistent just five years ago, robo-advisors are rapidly growing in popularity—and they’re expected to keep growing in the years to come.
Despite its name, a robo-advisor isn’t a self-aware investing machine—there are skilled, knowledgeable professionals behind the curtain who manage your portfolio’s makeup. (That’s why we call them “managed portfolios.”) If you would like to consider investing in a robo-advisor managed portfolio, TD Ameritrade Investment Management, LLC, offers Essential Portfolios, which are robo-advised model portfolios. Here’s the process for getting started:
From the low fees to the low investment minimums and the professional portfolio management, there are many reasons to consider a robo-advisor model portfolio. The convenience of model portfolios can give you additional time to focus on the things that matter most: your family, your career, and all the things that make you smile.
TD Ameritrade Investment Management offers three types of managed portfolios for you to consider:
Get solutions that fit your goals, even when they change and grow.
See which managed portfolio* might be best for you.
*Managed portfolios are offered by TD Ameritrade Investment Management, LLC.
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