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• We automatically invest your spare change from everyday purchases with Round-Ups!
• Add as little as $5/day, week or month with a Recurring Investment!
• Make a One-Time Investment or withdraw for free when you need it.
• Invest in a diversified smart portfolio including thousands of stocks and bonds, built by experts and recommended for you!
• Add an Acorns Later retirement account for just $1 more per month!
“Acorns takes saving to the next level by helping you automatically invest.” -Forbes(2)
• Upgrade to Acorns Spend, the only checking account with a debit card that saves and invests for you! Just $3 per month.
• Tungsten metal debit card in signature Acorns green.
• No low-balance or overdraft fees and free or fee-reimbursed ATMs nationwide!
• Earn Local Found Money — up to 10% from select local restaurants and businesses!
• All-digital banking, from direct deposit to instant card-lock.
“You think you need thousands of dollars to invest...not the case anymore because there’s an app called Acorns.” -Good Morning America(3)
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• 300+ top brands that invest in you when you shop!
• Earn even more from side gigs with Airbnb, Uber, Lyft and more!
“Acorns is my favorite money app, because it makes it simple and cheap to make small investments.” -Business Insider(4)
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• Your data is protected with 256-bit encryption and never stored on your devices.
• Acorns Securities, LLC is a member of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). Your investments are protected up to $500,000.
• Acorns Spend is an FDIC-insured checking account all the way to $250,000, plus fraud protection and instant, all-digital card lock.
• Continuous fraud monitoring.
“Acorns is quickly turning into an oak tree in the financial services space.” -TechCrunch(6)
Acorns offers simple, subscription pricing at three tiers for $1, $2 or $3 per month until you have $1 million invested with us.
“With the help of Acorns, investing is now made for everyone.” -Forbes(7)
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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 and member FINRA/SIPC. Investments are not FDIC insured and may lose value. Investing involves risk and investments may lose value, including the loss of principal. Please consider your objectives and Acorns fees before investing. Past performance does not guarantee future results. "Acorns", the Acorns logo and "Invest the Change" are registered trademarks of Acorns Grow Incorporated. Copyright © 2019 Acorns and/or its affiliates.
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We’ve made some enhancements and fixed a few bugs to make Acorns even better for you, because we believe small change adds up. Grow your oak!
Ratings and Reviews
Notifications Reply June 5 post
It is beyond me how some kind person could write an entire paragraph - and me a similar-length reply - on an updated accounting procedure involving a fee of one dollar to Acorn (see June 5 post). The Acorn world was informed way in advance of it (see Acorn reply). Don’t blog Acorn, write them directly because the comment is not helping others! If someone needs help, they are there.
Maybe missing here is that most likely this customer overdrew their checking account from other items on that day and was then assessed an overdraft fee on each item, including $30 on the very worthy $1 Acorn account fee. If there is not a comfort level in your checkbook above $1, I can suggest that a great part of the Acorn model is investing your loose change to your benefit. Sounds to me like your loose change is lost so why even join Acorn? You gave Acorn a one star and called them a scam based on what you wrote?
I give Acorn 5 stars, do not know them or work for them, because the Acorn message is clear. Put an emphasis on your small dollar investing and big dollar future results can be yours. Find your comfort level and make a plan. The acorn did not fall far from the tree - it fell right into my portfolio. I consider Acorn to be a great partner to help me grow financially.
No Feedback on Account Setup
Acorns has since solved my problem, turns out they were simply experiencing a serious backlog to new accounts looking forward to the weeks ahead to see how much I can round up on my card transactions.
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Like everyone I was very excited to start rounding up sadly I never had the opportunity to experience any of the feature sets Acorns has to offer. The account setup was pretty easy and enjoyable although finding out after signing my certificate that it still would take 1 - 3 business days to verify my account was a bit disappointing but I get it. Here is where Acorns fell short, till this day 5 days later it still says I need to wait 1 - 3 business days for my account to be setup, uh hello it’s been 5 days! Like any American on day 3 I picked up the phone and called support, I was on the phone for about an hour before I got disconnected due to interruptions in service. I also tried email support but have heard nothing, no confirmation to my email over my support ticket nothing, maybe somethings up with my email but at this point I would prefer to speak with a human being and I think any service offering to make transactions from your bank account should support quick and easy customer service. I am open to changing my review if I ever get any support to rectify this rogue issue.
Developer Response ,
Hi there, we are very sorry to hear about your experience and we'd like another chance to assist you with your account. Please email us at email@example.com at your earliest convenience.
Like and Don’t like
When I first heard of Acorns and the idea of an electronic piggy bank that invest your spare change from purchases I thought “what a great and cool idea.” So after awhile i decided to give it a try. I like that all my banking accounts are linkable and you dont have to do anything after they are linked. What I didn’t and don’t like is when I first put my credit card info in, the app pulled all my accounts for the option to link. I would have rather done that manually. Another thing I don’t like is, my credit card that I first put in, is the account that all the spare change comes from even when several accounts are liked. I would rather have the spare change come from the individual accounts that are linked. The last thing I don’t like is when you transfer money between your accounts like I do each transfer also invests $1.00. I hope that makes sense to you and helps on deciding to start collecting your acorns and invest them.
Update: A developer has since responded to my review. The transfer of funds between your accounts that invest a whole dollar can be adjusted. Although this feature can be adjusted and has after the fact, I dont recall it being mentioned while setting up an account. Don’t get me wrong I am still using this savings/investment app.
Developer Response ,
Hi there, thank you so much for your feedback. Feedback like this is exactly how we as a company can grow and become more customer focused and we'd be happy to pass this along! As for the $1 investments made due to your transfers, that's a feature called Whole Dollar Round-Ups and can be adjusted by going to Settings > Linked Cards > Gear Icon.
If there's anything else we can address for you please don't hesitate to visit out Support site at Acorns.com/support.
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