Q. How old do I have to be to open an account?
To open a Stash account you must be at least 18 years old. This one’s not up to us, it’s just the law. If you’re an adult looking to open an account on behalf of a kid, that’s another kettle of fish—see here for information on custodial accounts.…
Q. Withdrawing from your Custodial Portfolio
As the custodian, you can withdraw money from a custodial account if you need to use it to pay for something that will benefit the minor. You can’t take the money back yourself, or give it to someone else. Some examples of eligible expenses include college or high school tuition,…
Q. What happens when the beneficiary reaches age of majority?
The age of majority generally varies between 18 and 21 years of age and is determined by the state law of the custodian’s state of residence. Once a child reaches the age of majority, the funds are directly available to them to use at their own discretion.…
Q. Who is eligible for a custodial account?
Any minor under the age of majority (18 or 21 depending on the state) can be a beneficiary of a Stash Custodial Account. Minors who hold a green card or visa and are not U.S. citizens can receive money from a Custodial Account.…
Q. How many custodial accounts can a minor have?
With Stash, Custodial accounts are only available on the Stash+ plan, which includes two Custodial accounts. However, multiple adults can open Custodial accounts for the same minor. For more information on Custodial accounts, check out this article on Stash Learn. …
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