Acorns: Invest Spare Change

Acorns: Invest Spare Change

Acorns: Invest Spare Change

By Acorns Grow Incorporated

  • Category: Finance
  • Release Date: 2014-08-26
  • Current Version: 3.12.25
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 246.87 MB
  • Developer: Acorns Grow Incorporated
  • Compatibility: iOS 11.0+
Score: 4.75
4.75
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Description

Acorns helps you grow your money. Join over 8M people and easily save & invest in the background of life. Get started in minutes. “Investing is now made for everyone.” - Forbes (1) + INVEST FOR YOUR FUTURE - with automatic Round-Ups, where we invest your spare change from everyday purchases, and easy Recurring Investments, so you can set it and forget it. + SAVE FOR RETIREMENT - with Acorns Later, the easiest way to set up an IRA. In under 2 minutes, we’ll recommend the right plan for you and your brighter future. + INVEST FOR YOUR KIDS - with our simple, straightforward kids’ investment account, Acorns Early. Multiple kids at no added cost. + SPEND SMARTER - with the only checking account and debit card that invest with every swipe, and allow you to automatically invest money from every paycheck. + EARN MORE MONEY - 350+ brands that invest in you, MILLIONS of jobs in our Job Finder, and exciting referral bonuses. The more you earn, the more you can save and invest! + GROW YOUR KNOWLEDGE - on the go with custom financial literacy content, powered by CNBC. “You think you need thousands of dollars to invest… it’s for the rich folks…not the case anymore because there’s Acorns.” - Good Morning America (2) SAVE AND INVEST RESPONSIBLY WITH A MISSION-LED PARTNER... Our mission is to look after the financial best interests of the up-and-coming, beginning with the empowering, proud step of micro-investing. We don’t lure you with quick money or fast trades. Don’t take that bait. Backed by leading investors like Blackrock, PayPal, and CNBC, we empower you with education and tools modeled after the most time-tested investing principles: diversification, compounding, dollar cost averaging, and sticking with it. Combined with bank-level security that’s strong as oak, we are here to help you grow your money. “To approach everything from a place of mission and integrity—that’s a big innovation in financial services,” Mr. Kerner said. “I don’t think there’s a better example of an industry that needs to be reimagined from the ground up.” Wall Street Journal (3) SAVE MONEY WITH PREDICTABLE MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTIONS, AND NO HIDDEN FEES… ACORNS LITE: $1/month• Basic investment account Most popularACORNS PERSONAL: $3/month• Our full financial wellness system ACORNS FAMILY: $5/month• Invest for your kids, plus our full financial wellness system From acorns, mighty oaks do grow. Download Acorns now and grow your oak!————————————— Sources:1. https://bit.ly/3iSAjhs2. https://abcn.ws/3jOsv1n3. https://on.wsj.com/2ClgzU8 Investing involves risk including loss of principal. Image is for illustrative purposes only & shows hypothetical account balance growth of an account & does not represent an actual or typical client experience. For important disclosure regarding this graph, please carefully review the information found on the in-app 'potential' screen or go to https://www.acorns.com/disclosures/. This app is operated by Acorns Advisers, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Brokerage services are provided to clients of Acorns by Acorns Securities, an SEC registered broker-dealer & member FINRA/SIPC. Investments are not FDIC insured & may lose value. Investing involves risk & investments may lose value, including the loss of principal. Please consider your objectives & Acorns fees before investing. Past performance does not guarantee future results. "Acorns", the Acorns logo & "Invest the Change" are registered trademarks of Acorns Grow Incorporated. Copyright © 2020 Acorns &/or its affiliates.

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Reviews

Unreliable and non transparent

1
This used to be a great app but the current practices to withdraw from linked accounts at times without your knowledge with now non transparent and hard to find details of what was withdrawn and when and why there was withdrawal, along with their intentional efforts of making it difficult in the app to control your accounts and transactions as well as hiding your transaction history and making it difficult to access clearly is a sabotage of your privacy , which has made this company, the app and all it’s business affiliates toxic and unreliable. I strongly recommend folks to disconnect and save their money from such unreliable and non transparent company. Trust is something you can’t put on them at this point. Why subscribe when you can open accounts that help you grow your money with dignity and transparency unlike Acorns as of today. If they change tomorrow and beacons better with transparency and control then I am sure folks will appreciate it but for now, it’s unsafe.
By Sunny270

Spend account bug

2
Cannot deposit money into my spend account. It keeps mentioning PayPal when there is no correlation
By munimunimooo

Think of it as a Savings Account (because it is)

4
I’m in my early 20s, almost mid 20s. I’ve had Acorns for almost 2 1/2 years, so I feel that I can state with enough certainty how the app is. I highly recommend it for anyone who is looking to build a savings account and to have a sense of security for long-term growth. I started the same as most people with $5 in September of 2018. As of January 20, 2020, I now have $2,246 (a total of 29% ROI). I average about $65-75 a month in automatic deposits since I use the 2x option for the last year 1/2. Listen, is it the highest ROI? No. And it won’t be and I expect this. However, when you think of the idea of this coming from PENNIES, then you realize how powerful of a savings account/emergency account this could be. This is money I would have never saved myself and just happens to be there because of the round-up idea. (To the highest dollar). But when you combine this account with other investments like Roth IRA/ 401k/ generic investing in Schwab/Robinhood/ etc, how can you possibly go wrong?! It’s an automatic investment tool that grows you a nice cushion! I also really enjoy the plethora of business that you can collect cash back from. Sure, it’s not automatic and it’s not the quickest, but it will happen. And since 2018, the number of companies partnering with Acorns has grown 10-fold. So if you are someone who wants to add an investment account, save for an emergency nest egg, wants to see long term growth potential, or just wants an investment account that’s completely hands-off, I highly recommend Acorns and continue too for people who ask. The pros (in my honest opinion) greatly outweigh the cons.
By Loveofalmostallmusic

😁✨

5
Love this App 🤍🤩
By karlageorgina

Very Slow

1
I have recurring contributions set up for daily withdrawals. It takes a full week from when the transfer is initiated to when you own the stock you purchased. If the prices increase in the week it takes, you end up getting less for your money. Robinhood gives me $1000 credit to purchase instantly.
By Dan5624

Investment

5
Looking for long term investment... Acorn is a great choice ... for me and my family just pennies a day
By weezyloise slimm

Warning! Account hacked and Acorns does not care

1
My account was hacked and someone stole my money and after several messages Acorns has not done anything to contact me or rectify the situation. Be careful before giving your account information, as they cannot secure your personal information. I will continue to leave one star ratings each day until my situation has been rectified.
By TonyaTene

I just got scammed by acorns

1
Opened my account over a year ago only invested $51.56 few got locked out of my account forgot it existed. Meanwhile, within a couple months, my credit card that was linked got lost so nothing else was investing. For over a year, I made $0.39 in dividends but my bank account was charged $1 every single month for over a year. I basically donated to acorns and they told me there was no way they could refund me the subscription even if I forfeited my measly $0.39. I should’ve caught the charge a while ago, but I expected much better customer service....
By sma425

Scam

1
They don’t put any money into stocks for you, it just takes money out of your bank, I asked for a withdraw and they never gave me my money back after saying 3-6 business days it was a week after I never got my money back. Scam
By Zorrusso

Cool idea but they don’t help with minor issues

2
Still haven’t been able to connect my bank to this app. Emailed and looked for answers as to why I can’t and nothing. Basically it’s become a digital paperweight on my dashboard
By Broken McBrokenapp

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