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Investing in Fractional Shares on Stash

May 04, 2018

Fractional shares let you start to put together a portfolio of high-quality investments that include companies and sectors that excite you.

1 min read

Fractional shares let you buy tiny slices of shares. How tiny? You can purchase $5 of any of our selected stocks or funds.

Think big-name technology companies, healthcare companies, corporate bonds, small-cap, big-cap, consumer goods. Creating a portfolio with small amounts of money is easy as opening an app on your phone or logging online.

Plus, you can invest according to your risk level and goals. Want to save for a down payment on a house? Ready to leap into opening your retirement account?

No need to wait to accumulate that big pile of cash. You can start right now.

Tell me more about fractional shares.

The best time to start investing is today. With fractional shares, you don’t have to wait for the “right time” to start. The time is now.

Sure, you’re starting out small. That’s okay. Start with $5 of a company that you think is the future. Add $5 of a bond fund to protect you against inflation. And then maybe $5 of an international fund that gives you access to the global landscape.

That’s a true blue portfolio.

Even if you’re starting small, fractional shares can still offer you a return on your money and depending on your investment, dividends.

Little amounts can earn interest, and that interest can compound over time.

For those who are looking to invest in the market but worry they don’t have enough to begin, fractional shares are a good way to get started.

How can I purchase fractional shares on Stash?

You can purchase fractional shares of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and some single stocks on Stash.

You can start with just $5.

Now is the time. Start now.

Investing, simplified

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By Lindsay Goldwert
Lindsay Goldwert is Senior Editor at Stash.

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