Robinhood vs. Stash: 2021 Comparison

Robinhood and Stash both appeal to DIY investors. Robinhood offers free trading and appeals more to active investors, while Stash offers far more educational content and the option for a managed portfolio.
Kevin VoigtApr 16, 2021

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We're doing more and more on our phones every day, and that includes investing. If mobile trading matters to you, two names worth comparing are Robinhood and Stash.

Robinhood is a free-trading app that’s ideal for investors who want to trade stocks, options, exchange-traded funds and cryptocurrency on a barebones platform without paying commissions or fees. The Stash app aims to make the process of finding and selecting investments — specifically exchange-traded funds and individual stocks — easy and approachable for beginners to build their portfolio. Stash also offers a managed portfolio for investors who want to be completely hands off.

Here's more on how they compare.


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