What’s the difference between risk level and risk tolerance?
Risk level is determined by a combination of factors.
Risk tolerance is how much risk you feel you can take. Are you ready to risk bigger losses for the potential of bigger rewards? Then you can tolerate a lot of risk. (Risk tolerance: High.) If you want to play it safe and have potentially smaller returns to guard against loss, you can tolerate less risk. (Risk tolerance: Low.)
Your risk level is set by Stash based on a number of factors. You call fall into Conservative, Moderate, or Aggressive. Choosing your risk tolerance helps determine your risk level, but we also must take into account your financial situation, age, and a variety of other factors.
Q. Do single stocks trade like ETFs on Stash?
Yes. You can buy and sell a stock on Stash just like all of the other ETFs that are available to you on the platform. Stash executes trades (buys and sells) in two trading windows each business day. All trades placed are queued up and executed during these trading windows. Stash trading windows only operate…
Q. Am I ready to open a Retire account?
Stash Retire accounts are a tax-efficient type of account designed to help you invest for retirement. If you’d like to learn more about why people decide to open Retire accounts, please read this article. If you’ve decided that saving for retirement is right for you, we offer two different types of individual retirement accounts (IRAs):…
Q. What is a custodial account?
A custodial account allows a parent (or grandparent, other family member, or friend) to open a savings/investing account for a minor*. Until the minor reaches the “age of majority” (usually 18 or 21 depending on the State), only the adult or ‘Custodian’ who opened the account can manage the funds. Think of the age of…
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