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Determination of fastest growing automated investment service reflects Betterment LLC’s distinction of ​obtaining the ​largest number of ​new ​accounts since January 1, 2014, based on Betterment’s review of account numbers self-reported in the SEC’s Form ADV, across Betterment’s survey of automated investing services, as of January 31, 2015.

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