Why does Stash need my bank login information?
We need your login details to allow you to quickly connect your bank to Stash. You link your bank account with Stash to securely transfer funds to your Stash account. Once your bank account is linked, you can transfer funds in and out at no cost. When you begin investing on Stash you are opening a brokerage account, and we work to ensure the safety and security of your money, which includes linking your bank securely through your login information or micro-deposits.
If you use micro-deposits to link your bank account, we require your routing and account number to verify your account.
- How Do I Link My Bank? (Video)
Q. Is my money safe?
Encryption When you use Stash, your information is encrypted and stored on secure servers. Custodial holding Your funds and securities are held by our custody and clearing partner, Apex Clearing Corporation. At Apex, your investments are protected up to a maximum of $500,000 total, including $250,000 in cash balances through the Securities Investor Protection Corporation…
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…
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