I just was looking into this site. Is this site ok for those who are lower income then most before I set it all up? Look up the average annual returns from the stock market and you will note that they are WAY higher than the Bank, Money Markets or Certificates of Deposit! However they are LONG term 20 years or more investments with strategies you need to know as you get near to retirement.
I am going to look up this Acorn thing and see what they have to offer as investments. I tied all of my accounts, even paypal. For now this thing has been pretty convenient. What happens when your investment account goes negative?
At what point would this come out of your bank account? Obvious concern would be overdraft charges. There is really no way for it to go negative.
In the unlikely event that the value of all investments went to zero, you would still be at zero, there is no negative. Think of it this way. The value of your investment would be zero. Their new system takes your monthly fee straight from your debit or credit account. This is a complete scam. No real reason to be scared, just understand how it really works. If it does seem scary, you can do the same thing on your own with a Fidelity or Schwab account. Your comment is awaiting moderation.
Is there fees and taxes on withdrawals, is it FIFO or is it the other way around where you pay taxes on the back end and do you get a R? I like the round-up feature too. Free money is free money.
How is your account doing? I opened mine 3 months ago in doing 20 a day too. Also put in a few grand to start it off. They have changed quite a bit since this article. They now have an actual website. Thanks for the heads up. This article is just a few months old, but Silicon Valley companies do move fast. They are not answering the phone. Hrs later still no call. Now the reason for my initial call was because i was unable to log in with my password which i knew was correct. So i requested to reset. The e-mail did not have a reset link on it as it said it would.
If this is legit then you better step up your customer relations! You better be contacting me back if you want to withold any credibility and negative word of mouth and or text reviews. I get an email today saying acorns. I am like acorn.
I google it and call them. You are going to get your butt handed to you. Pulled money from my account with no authorization whatsoever and no attempt to verify that their customer was the legal owner. Believe it or not this happens with large companies, even financial institutions. I experienced a debit made from an account the Treasury owns. When I called to ask how that happened, the same response was given. I was amazed, especially since I was an agent for the Treasury operating under one of their accounts. My credit card has 5 charges on it and I have never even heard of Acorn Investments.
Never signed up for anything. I had to google acorn to find out what the heck it even is. This is not true as the can and do not take money out from credit cards. All money coming or going have to come from a bank account. Sounds like you know what you are talking about. If we utilize Acorn are we able to select the stocks we prefer — or do we have to go by what they use? John, do you work for Acorns? Thanks for your review of Acorns….
Grow content is also integrated in the Acorns app.
Withdrawals may take business days to post into your checking account because there is a mandatory 2-day settlement period. The Securities and. Your investment portfolio is composed of six index Exchange Traded Funds ( ETFs).
Flat fees like this are rare among robo-advisors, which typically charge a percentage of assets under management. If you make only roundup contributions, you could hover in that zone for quite a while. We would argue that Acorns provides more value than Stash by way of roundups and portfolio management. Like other robo-advisors, Acorns takes the investing reins from the user. The app considers your data — including age, goals, income and time horizon — and then recommends one of five portfolios that range from conservative to aggressive. The portfolios themselves, though, are smaller than the average robo-advisor portfolio, made up of low-cost iShares and Vanguard exchange-traded funds that cover just five to seven asset classes, depending on the portfolio: Our guide to how to invest in stocks will get you started.
The automatic roundups at Acorns make saving and investing easy, and most investors will be surprised by how quickly those pennies accumulate. At small balances, Acorns fees can cut into or completely wipe away investment returns. NerdWallet adheres to strict standards of editorial integrity to help you make decisions with confidence.
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