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Acorns and Stash are investment apps aimed at beginners who want their money to grow but may not have the time or the expertise to manage it. Each one mixes education and automation to help users understand how to invest and reach their goals, but which one is the better pick? That depends on which features are most important to you.
In general, Stash is most likely to appeal to DIY, hands-on investors, while Acorns tends to be a better fit for investors who want to outsource management of their investments. Below, a full comparison of the two apps.
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