Will my retirement money still be available if Stash is goes out of business?
Stash has plans to be around well into your retirement years. However, if anything were to happen to cause Stash to go out of business, your money will be safe. When you open a Stash Retire account you, are opening a brokerage account held by our clearing house Apex Clearing. All of the securities in your Stash Retire portfolio are owned by you.
Through Apex Clearing, Stash Invest accounts and Stash Retire accounts are SIPC-protected (up to $500,000 per account type) against losses resulting from the failure of a broker-dealer. It’s important to know that $500,000 is the standard amount that SIPC offers for investment companies. Important note: Unlike FDIC insurance for banks, SIPC does not protect against losses due to normal swings in the market.
Q. I signed up for a Stash Retire account only. Is it possible to now sign up for a personal Invest account?
If you wish to sign up for a personal Invest account after signing up for Stash Retire, you can do so on the web here. Unfortunately, there is no way to register for Invest from the app at this time. We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
Q. I didn’t finish signing up for Stash Retire. How do I complete my registration?
If you do not complete the web registration process for a Stash Retire account you can finish using your mobile app if you are on an iOS device. If you use an Android device, you will be directed back to the Retire registration webpage.
Q. My family member has passed away what do I need to do to close their Stash account?
We are very sorry for your loss. Please reach out to us here, and send a message that contains information regarding the deceased and the address where the check with any remaining funds should be mailed. Please advise that in order for us to close out the account Stash will require a copy of the…
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