How is my money on Stash protected?
When you invest with Stash all holdings and cash are held at APEX Clearing Corp. All investments held by Apex are protected by the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). For more information on SIPC insurance, please visit www.sipc.org.
Q. How am I protected if Stash ever goes out of business?
Say Stash goes bankrupt or out of business. What happens next? The cash you’ve invested in your Stash account including ETFs or stocks would remain in your control. That’s because your investments are held in a federally regulated broker-dealer called Apex Clearing Corporation. This company acts as a custodian for all the investments Stash users…
Q. Is it safe to link my bank account to Stash?
Stash follows the highest standards for data protection employed by financial firms and the financial services industry worldwide. That includes using something called 256-bit encryption to secure your information, including personal data and fund purchase history. Stash further secures your account with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, which ensures any information sent between the Stash…
Q. How is Stash regulated?
Stash is as an investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The SEC is a federal agency that regulates the financial securities market, including exchanges, brokerage firms, and investment funds. The SEC requires financial services companies including Stash to act in the best interests of their customers. It obligates financial services…
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