Passfolio is a San Francisco fintech company that through its United States Money Services Business and SEC registered broker-dealer, provides fast, easy, and secure access to the US stock market and cryptocurrencies.
Passfolio Securities is a United States SEC-registered broker-dealer, and a member of both the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
Passfolio strives to implement industry standard security measures. Your password is never stored in plaintext - it is hashed using the industry-standard BCrypt hashing algorithm.
The US is home to some of the most famous companies in the world, such as Apple, Amazon and Google;
To start investing in the US market, download Passfolio on the App Store or on Google Play.
Passfolio charges no commission fees. We make money from other sources such as interest on your uninvested cash and payment for order flow.
Now that you have your account approved, it's time to start investing.
Now that you’ve successfully added funds to your account, you can start investing in US stocks. Just access the search tab and search for a company you want to invest in.
Diversification is a risk management strategy widely used by investors, but how is diversification achieved? That’s what this blog post is about.
The stock market has been volatile lately and people are struggling to find stocks that may prosper in the midst of an uncertain economic scenario. What to do?
According to entrepreneur and investor Sallie Krawcheck, the best career advice she has to offer for women is to start investing as soon as possible.
When you acquire an asset for $100 and sell it for $120, the money you make from that sale is considered capital gains (which may be taxable).
Many people think they need a Green Card in order to become US investors. However, the truth is that you don’t actually need much to start investing in the United States.
Making sure you get your questions answered is something we spend a lot of time on here at Passfolio. After all, investing in the US is something new to many of our clients.
You can further diversify your investments by trading digital assets on Passfolio! At the moment, 9 cryptocurrencies are available for trading in the app.
“While variance captures the dispersion of returns around the mean of an asset in general, volatility is a measure of that variance bounded by a specific period of time”
Companies from around the world are made available on the US stock market by means of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are traded just like regular stocks.
Mental models are ideas of how things work. As an investor, mental models may serve as tools to improve your strategies and help you make better investing decisions.
In this post, we'll quickly go over some of the key aspects of how billionaire Warren Buffett allocates his capital.
Sometimes people think our service is too good to be true. In this post, we'll get into that.
A message from our founder, David Gobaud.
Many people who are new to investing in stocks ask us about how much they can earn by investing on Passfolio. The answer is that it depends.
Basically, "buy and hold" is a strategy for long-term investing that consists of buying securities and holding on to them regardless of fluctuations in the market.
A stock is a piece of a company that you can buy and sell on a stock exchange. Companies initially issue stocks as a way to raise funds for their business.
Our founder and CEO wants to welcome you to the Passfolio community and thank you for joining us on this exciting journey as we open the US stock market to the world!
At Passfolio, we’ve partnered up with Douglas Gomes from Meu Contador to create a guide with key information about how to report taxes for your offshore investments.
Recently, many companies have been forced to have people work from home in an effort to contain the coronavirus disease. At Passfolio, we've been remote from the start.
By investing in stocks that pay dividends you can earn passive income in addition to the growth in your portfolio's value from asset appreciation.
If you’re wondering whether you should invest in a certain stock, there are two major approaches you can take - technical analysis and fundamental analysis.
In today’s age of accelerating change, creative destruction is everywhere. In this post, we’ll cover four industries that may be on the brink of being disrupted.
Many Passfolio users ask us about who owns the stock they buy on the app. In this blog post, we want to answer your questions about this.
As a risk management strategy, diversification attempts to limit exposure to concentrated investments by including a variety of assets within a portfolio.
Have you ever considered investing in real estate? With Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) you can do just that!
Some ETFs allow you to have exposure to a variety of assets (including stocks, commodities and bonds) with the ease of trading a single security.
Medical cannabis has been increasingly used to help people cope with conditions such as chronic pain, anxiety or epilepsy. Many investors, in turn, are looking to profit from this.
Money is serious business, so we get it when people ask us if Passfolio is a US registered broker-dealer. In this post, we’d like to get into that.
If you live in an emerging economy, investing in the United States can be an interesting way to reduce your exposure to local markets. Find out why.
Some people want to buy and sell stocks, but just don’t have that much money to invest. Luckily, Passfolio supports fractional shares, so users can buy as little as $1 of any stock
Do you want to start investing in American stock with Passfolio, but aren’t sure about how to get started? If that’s the case, we’ve got good news for you.
On December 11th, Brazil’s largest digital broker by equity-trading volume went public on the American stock market.