Q. What am I investing in on Stash?
With Stash, the thousands of investment choices fall into buckets. The first bucket is stocks, which are little pieces of ownership in a single company. The second is Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), which are baskets of investments traded on stock exchanges.…
Q. What Are Stash’s Trading Windows?
Stash uses four trading windows because our platform is not intended to be used for day trading, but rather for long-term investing. By investing small amounts in a diversified portfolio over a long period of time, you can minimize your risk and save for your future.…
Q. How do I change my risk level on Stash?
Our risk assessment tool works to help you invest your money in a way that’s customized for your situation. Right now it’s not currently possible to override your risk level. What happens if my job or income changes? Things change. We get it.…
Q. I’m losing money in one of my investments. Should I sell and invest in something else?
At Stash, we believe in taking the long view on your investments. We know this can be a little nerve-wracking, but an investment that is up today could lose value tomorrow. This is all a part of learning to invest. Even if you’re seeing an investment go down in value,…
Q. What are Recurring Transactions?
Recurring Transactions are a set of tools that can help you save and invest automatically. These features are: Auto add cash: Recurring transfers into your Stash banking account’s Cash Balance.1 [Learn more →] Auto invest: Contribute funds to your investment accounts on a regular basis.…
Q. Can I Use Stash For Day Trading?
Stash is not a day trading platform—we believe investing should be a long-term habit, not a hobby. The majority of Americans aren’t going to trade their way out of debt. Stash was built to help anyone build a diversified portfolio over time and invest for the long haul. …
Q. How many investments should I have in my portfolio?
The exact number of investments you purchase is entirely up to you. We like to encourage our clients to have a diverse, robust portfolio that reflects several different industries and technologies. This can help keep your portfolio balanced and avoid too much risk.…
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