With fractional shares, you can invest what you can afford.
You can use Stash to teach your child about investing.
Stay on track to goals with auto-investing.
You can give the gift of college, a car, or an apartment.
You can invest for anyone under 18, even if you aren’t a parent.
Perks include premium advice, double stock as you spend, and more.1
This hypothetical example assumes that a $5.00 principal exists with $5.00 invested a day for 18 years compounded daily using a 8% hypothetical annual rate of return. The projections reflect year-end values and do not account for taxes, fees, or withdrawals. Client’s actual account may be different for many reasons including, but not limited to, market fluctuations and volatility, changes in clients’ recurring investments, withdrawals, additional investments, time horizon, taxes and fees. Client’s should consider their objectives before investing. Investment outcomes and projections and hypothetical in nature. A client’s account balance may be more or less than their original investment. This example is for illustrative purposes only and is not indicative of the performance of any actual investment. Actual return and principal value may be more or less than the original investment. Past Performance does not guarantee future results.
Disclosure: For a select group of clients, each plan will include Financial Counseling Advice (i.e Impersonal Investment Advice) as it relates to one or more guides, education materials about investing and financial planning, along with access to open brokerage accounts and a bank account. The subscription fee is due if a client is receiving Financial Counseling Services regardless of whether or not a client elects to open and/or use a brokerage account. Click here for more details.
A custodial account is an investment account (UGMA /UTMA) that you hold and make contributions to on behalf of a child under the age of 18 years old. You don’t have to be a parent to open a custodial account for a child—you can also be a guardian, family member, or friend. You (the custodian) will manage the money and investments in the account until the child reaches the” age of majority”, which varies by state but is normally 18 or 21 years old.
Rather than spending money on gifts that they’ll just outgrow, consider opening a custodial account for a child in your life. It can be a great way to give them a head start towards their future goals!
Thanks to fractional shares, you can invest in thousands of stocks and EFTs with $1—or less—on Stash. Even setting just a few dollars aside now can mean a big difference later.
Unlike some other saving vehicles for kids, the funds in a custodial account can be used for anything once the child turns 18 (21 in certain states). That could mean education, a first car or apartment, or any other opportunity.
A custodial account can be a great way to start educating your child about investing and personal finance. We’ll also provide ongoing education for you, to help you make confident decisions.
Banking and investing included
We currently offer custodial accounts through our Stash+ subscription plan. This is our premium plan offering, and it includes all of the money management tools, features, and account types we offer on Stash. In addition to your custodial accounts, you’ll also get a no hidden fee bank account, personal brokerage account, retirement account (Roth or Traditional), a Stock-Back® Card that earns double stock,1 and a monthly market insights report.
Custodial accounts are only offered through our Stash+ subscription plan. Once you join Stash+, we’ll help walk you through the process of setting up your custodial account(s). To prepare, you’ll need the following information for each child:
Stash offers three subscriptions plans, starting at just $1/month.† Two custodial accounts are included in Stash+.
Stash+ costs $9/month. It can work for families, debit card spenders, and those who want to learn more. It includes a personal brokerage account, banking with a Stock-Back® Card that earns 2x stock, budgeting, personalized advice, a Roth IRA or Traditional IRA retirement account, custodial investment accounts for kids, an exclusive monthly market insights report, and $10,000 of life insurance coverage through Avibra.
Stash is a personal finance app that simplifies investing, making it easy and affordable for everyday Americans to build wealth and achieve their financial goals.
Stash was built with a simple philosophy: everyone should have access to investing. Thanks to fractional shares, anyone can invest in the stock market with $5 or less. And along with other investing and saving tools, like the Stock-Back® Card,1 Stash helps more than 5 million people reach their financial goals. (This is not an endorsement or a statement of satisfaction by any Stash client and is defined by the number of clients who have e-signed.)