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Acorns Promotions

Acorns is currently offering two promotions. Read our in-depth review of Acorns to see why Acorns scored 3.7 stars out of 5. We like their no minimum investment, invest with spare change, and free for college students.

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    $1,000 for 12 Acorns Referrals

    Refer 12 friends to Acorns and get $1,000 in the form of a purchase of investments in your Acorns portfolio. Friends must sign up on or after 01/01/2019 using your personal invitation code. They must have an account in good standing and make their first investment by 01/31/19. Bonuses are paid out by 02/15/19.

    Expired 1/31/2019

    $1,200 for 12 Acorns Referrals

    Friends must sign up on or after 12/01/2018. To get bonus, referred friends must have an account in good standing and make their first investment by 12/31/18. Bonuses are paid out by 01/15/2019. Rewards are in the form of a purchase of investments in your Acorns portfolio.

    Expired 12/31/2018

    $1,100 for 11 Acorn Referrals

    Get $1,100 when you refer 11 friends to Acorns. Referred friends must sign up using your personal invitation code on or after November 1, 2018 for you to qualify to this offer. Referred friends must make their first investment by November 30, 2018. Rewards are in the form of a purchase of investments in your Acorns portfolio.

    Expired 11/30/2018

    $100,000 Shared Pot for 5 Acorns Referrals

    The total reward for the October 2018 referral program is $100,000. To be eligible to receive the total reward or a portion of it, you must invite at least 5 friends to join Acorns. Friends must sign up on or after October 1, 2018 and make their first investment by October 31, 2018.

    Expired 10/31/2018

    Highlights

    Savings
    No
    Stock Trading
    Part of service fee. Free for college students for 4 years. No add-on trading fees.
    Annual Fee
    Free for college students; $1/mo for Acorns; $2/mo for Acorns + Acorns Later; $3/mo for Acorns + Acorns Later + Acorns Spend
    Minimum Deposit
    $0
    Checking
    Yes
    Phone Support
    Yes
    Live Chat Support
    No
    Email Support
    Yes
    Human Advisors
    No
    Assets Under Management
    $528 Million
    Tax Loss Harvesting
    No
    Goal Tracker
    Yes
    Automatic Deposits
    Yes
    Online Platform
    Yes
    iPhone App
    Yes
    Android App
    Yes
    Banking
    Acorns Spend checking account comes with a debit card and has no minimum balance requirement, no overdraft fees, and unlimited free or fee-reimbursed ATMs nationwide. $3/mo for Acorns + Acorns Later + Acorns Spend.
    Mobile App
    Yes
    Single Stock Diversification
    No
    Fractional Shares
    Yes
    Taxable Accounts
    Yes
    401k Plans
    No
    IRA Accounts
    Yes
    Roth IRA Accounts
    Yes
    SEP IRA Accounts
    Yes
    Trust Accounts
    No
    529 Plans
    No

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Benefits and Features

Stock TradingPart of service fee. Free for college students for 4 years. No add-on trading fees.Part of service fee: $1/mo for balances under $5,000; $2/mo for Retirement accounts under $5,000; 0.25% for accounts $5,000+. No add-on trading fees
Annual FeeFree for college students; $1/mo for Acorns; $2/mo for Acorns + Acorns Later; $3/mo for Acorns + Acorns Later + Acorns SpendFirst month free; $1/mo for Invest accounts less than $5k; $2/mo for Retire accounts less than $5k; 0.25% for accounts $5k+
Minimum Deposit
$0
$0
Phone Support
Yes
Yes - normal business hours, plus Sat & Sun 11a-5p ET
Live Chat Support
No
No
Email Support
Yes
Yes
Human Advisors
No
No
Assets Under Management
$528 Million
$177 Million
Tax Loss Harvesting
No
No
Goal Tracker
Yes
Yes
Automatic Deposits
Yes
Yes
Online Platform
Yes
No
iPhone App
Yes
Yes
Android App
Yes
Yes
BankingAcorns Spend checking account comes with a debit card and has no minimum balance requirement, no overdraft fees, and unlimited free or fee-reimbursed ATMs nationwide. $3/mo for Acorns + Acorns Later + Acorns Spend.
No
Mobile App
Yes
Yes
Single Stock Diversification
No
 
Fractional Shares
Yes
Yes
Taxable Accounts
Yes
Yes
401k Plans
No
No
IRA Accounts
Yes
Yes
Roth IRA Accounts
Yes
Yes
SEP IRA Accounts
Yes
No
Trust Accounts
No
No
529 Plans
No
No
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Acorns: Pricing information from published website as of 04/04/2018

Stash: Pricing information from published website as of 06/14/2018

    $0/Month on Acorns Core for Students

    College students get to use Acorns Core product without paying the $1/month fee. To enroll, you must have a valid .edu e-mail address as your primary e-mail adress and you must set your employment status to student.

    No Minimum Investment

    Acorns Later: IRA Account

    The easiest way to save for retirement.

    Acorns Spend: Checking Account

    The only checking account with a debit card that saves, invests and earns for you.

    Start Checking Account

    Acorns Spend: The only checking account with a debit card that saves, invests and earns for you.

    Start IRA Account with Spare Change

    Acorns Later is the easiest way to save for retirement


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