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. Will Stash tell me when to sell my stock shares?
You will be able to sell your shares of stock in the same way that you sell shares of an ETF today. For guidance on how to judge the performance of a company, we recommend that you consult all available resources on learn.stashinvest.com.
Q. What happens to my shares if a stock splits?
A stock split is similar to taking a $100 bill and splitting it into two $50 bills (or five $20 bills). The number of bills you hold increases, but the overall value of your money remains the same. If a stock that you own splits, the number of shares of stock on the market (or…
Q. Do I have voting rights?
Yes, you may have voting rights for some of the companies you invest in on Stash! You need to own at least one whole share of the stock though. Since we trade fractional shares for our customers, some of our users can hold less than one full share. As a shareholder, your voting power is…
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