Q. How is my money on Stash protected?
No matter what, your investments are always yours. All Stash accounts are held by our trusted partner and custodian Apex Clearing, a registered broker-dealer regulated by FINRA. 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 (SIPC).…
Q. How do I protect my Stash account?
Stash accounts require a unique user ID, password, and PIN. You also have the option of using biometric/fingerprint recognition for account access, which can help keep your account secure. We also recommend always logging out after use. We automatically log you out of the app after periods of inactivity and require you to enter your passcode to get back in.…
Q. Is the money I deposit into a Stash banking account FDIC insured?
Yes, the funds that you deposit into your Stash banking account are FDIC insured up to $250,000. For more information about FDIC insurance, check out the FDIC website Stash Banking services provided by Stride Bank, N.A., Member FDIC. The Stash Stock-Back® Debit Mastercard® is issued by Stride Bank pursuant to license from Mastercard International.…
Q. Are loaned securities SIPC protected?
Are loaned securities SIPC protected? The securities loaned to a borrower may not be protected by Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) coverage. SIPC coverage protects customers in instances where a brokerage firm that has custody of his/her assets goes bankrupt. Where can I learn more about SIPC coverage?…
Q. Why am I receiving an authentication code from Stash and how do I stop it?
Keeping your information secure is our top priority. Two-factor authentication (2FA) will send a confirmation code as a text/SMS message, email, or phone call. This helps protect your Stash account by requiring a security code in addition to your password when you log in. …
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