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Betterment vs Stash


 Betterment
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Betterment

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Benefits and Features

Stock Trading 
Annual Fee0.25% for accounts under $100,000; 0.40% for accounts $100,000+STASH Beginner ($1/mo)
STASH Growth ($3/mo)
STASH+ ($9/mo)
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
Yes
No
Robo Advisor
 
Assets Under Management
$14 Billion
$530 Million
Tax Loss Harvesting
Yes
No
Goal Tracker
Yes
Yes
Automatic Deposits
Yes
Yes
Online Platform
Yes
Yes
iPhone App
Yes
Yes
Android App
Yes
Yes
Banking 
Yes
Mobile App 
Yes
Single Stock Diversification
No
 
Fractional Shares
Yes
Yes
Taxable Accounts
Yes
Yes
401k Plans
Yes
No
IRA Accounts
Yes
Yes
Roth IRA Accounts
Yes
Yes
SEP IRA Accounts
Yes
No
Trust Accounts
Yes
No
529 Plans
No
No
 

CreditDonkey® Reviews

 Betterment
Annual Fee
Minimum Deposit
Human Advisors
Customer Service
Pros & ConsPros:
  • No minimum investment
  • Many customized portfolios
  • Automatically invest extra funds
Cons:
  • Limited investment options
  • High fees for large investors
Pros:
  • Invest with as little as $5
  • Guidance to beginners
  • Automatically invest extra funds
Cons:
  • Fees are high for small balances
  • High ETF expense ratio
  • Limited research
Bottom LineGreat robo-advisor for beginners with low fees, good tools, and tax strategies... Read full reviewInvestment app providing guidance to beginners. Can invest with as little as $5... Read full review
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    Betterment: Pricing information from published website as of 04/04/2018

    Stash: Pricing information from published website as of 08/14/2019


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