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we’ve been good for our clients’ bottom lines.

Investors in Wealthfront's Classic Automated Investing Account, with a risk score of 9, watched their pre-tax investments grow an average of 7.15% every year since we started.
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How taxes make you more money.
(Yes, you read that right.)

We report pre-tax returns because that’s the industry standard. But you live your life after taxes, which is why we crunched the numbers. By re-investing savings from Tax-Loss Harvesting, most of our Automated Investing clients end up making an average of 1.8% on top of their (already excellent) returns.

Learn more about Tax-loss Harvesting

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Tax Loss Harvesting benefits will vary. Wealthfront doesn't provide tax advice.
We saved you $78.11 on your taxes.
We automatically invested your $500 deposit.

Automation is like jet fuel for your investment rocket, or something like that.

Our incredible technology takes the headache out of investing, helping you save more with recurring deposits, creating more opportunities for tax savings, and keeping your allocations right where you want them. Learn more

Want to learn more? Keep reading on our blog.

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Our goal is to maximize your net-of-fees, after-tax returns.

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All investing involves risk, including the possible loss of money you invest, and past performance does not guarantee future performance. Historical returns, expected returns, and probability projections are provided for informational and illustrative purposes, and may not reflect actual future performance. Nothing in this communication should be construed as an offer, recommendation, or solicitation to buy or sell any security. Additionally, Wealthfront Advisers or its affiliates do not provide tax advice and investors are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors.

The effectiveness of the Tax-Loss Harvesting strategy to reduce the tax liability of the client will depend on the client’s entire tax and investment profile, including purchases and dispositions in a client’s (or client’s spouse’s) accounts outside of Wealthfront Advisers and type of investments (e.g., taxable or nontaxable) or holding period (e.g., short- term or long-term). Tax loss harvesting may generate a higher number of trades due to attempts to capture losses. There is a chance that trading attributed to tax loss harvesting may create capital gains and wash sales and could be subject to higher transaction costs and market impacts. In addition, tax loss harvesting strategies may produce losses, which may not be offset by sufficient gains in the account and may be limited to a $3,000 deduction against income. The utilization of losses harvested through the strategy will depend upon the recognition of capital gains in the same or a future tax period, and in addition may be subject to limitations under applicable tax laws, e.g., if there are insufficient realized gains in the tax period, the use of harvested losses may be limited to a $3,000 deduction against income and distributions. Losses harvested through the strategy that are not utilized in the tax period when recognized (e.g., because of insufficient capital gains and/or significant capital loss carryforwards), generally may be carried forward to offset future capital gains, if any.

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