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Intro to Stash: Everything You Need To Know To Start Investing

April 01, 2017

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When you start investing with Stash, you get more than just a platform that allows you to build a balanced portfolio. You receive the tools, choices, and guidance to empower you to invest with confidence in a way that reflects who you are.

We’re guided by three principles we call The Stash Way.

Buy and hold

At Stash, we believe that you should invest for the long term. After all, you are investing for your future, right? Stash isn’t about trading, or getting rich quick. We believe in getting cozy with your investments, and watching them grow over years, and even decades.

Which will mean buying and holding them through ups and downs.

Auto-Stash. Invest automatically

With Auto-Stash you can thoughtfully choose how much and how often you want to invest, but then let the power of automation do the heavy lifting.

Consider this auto-investing in yourself and for your future. Auto-Stash makes investing easier than ever. You choose how much you’d like to invest ($5, $10, $100?), how often you’d like to invest (every week, every other week, once a month?), and where you’d like that money to go.

You set it in the app and the transfer happens automatically. No need to remember to do it.

Auto-Stash is so effective that investors with Auto-Stash turned on are almost tripling their Stash deposit rates when compared with their non-Auto-Stash counterparts*.

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* According to annualized median incoming transfer amounts for Clients who had Auto-Stash enabled as compared to Clients who did not have Auto-Stash enabled. Data updated and reported as of April 4, 2017 since platform inception.

By Clare Edgerton

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