What do I need to start using Stash?
In addition to being over age 18, here’s what you need to get started with Stash:
- A bank account with a U.S. bank
- A Social Security number
- U.S. citizenship, a Green Card, or certain visas
- $5 (or more) to make your first investment
You’ll also need to answer a few questions about yourself, including ones about your investing preferences.
Why does Stash require a Social Security number?
To use Stash you must have a Social Security number. We need this for two reasons:
- The Patriot Act requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person opening an account.
- Stash issues all clients a tax reporting form at the end of the year and we need your SSN to do this.
Learn about [why Stash is only available to U.S. citizens and certain visa holders] at this time.
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Q. I no longer want participate in the Stock-Back™ program. How do I opt out?
Please send an email to [email protected] and you’ll be removed from the program within 3 business days. Debit Account Services provided by Green Dot Bank and Stash Visa Debit card issued by Green Dot Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a…4
Q. I think I’m missing a Stock-Back™ reward. What can I do?
Please reach out to Customer Service at 1-800-205-5164 or [email protected] to assist you. Debit Account Services provided by Green Dot Bank and Stash Visa Debit card issued by Green Dot Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A.…3
Q. When do I get my stock reward?
If you have push notifications on, you’ll be notified of your stock reward immediately after purchasing! Your stock reward will be in your Invest activity within 1 business day. Debit Account Services provided by Green Dot Bank and Stash Visa…6
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