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Investing With Us

Whether you’ve been investing for years or just getting started, here are all the ways you can make the most of your account with us.

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Let’s get funded.

You can transfer securities from another brokerage or move money from your current Ally Bank account. It only takes a few simple steps to get started. If you get stuck, here’s our transfer guide .

Transfer timelines:

1-2 minutes

Ally Bank account to an Ally Invest account

1-3 business days

External bank account to our Self-Directed and Robo Portfolio accounts 

5-7 business days

Online ACAT transfer from another brokerage account to Self-Directed accounts

The best part? For new Self-Directed Trading accounts, you can get a credit of $75 to help cover any transfer fees, when you make a one-time transfer of $2,500 or more from another brokerage. 

Fund Account

Get a little help from our friend, automation.

Build your wealth over time by setting up recurring transfers to your investing account. No matter if it’s $10 a month or $100 a week, recurring transfers take work off your plate by automatically moving your money for you before you have a chance to spend it.

Set Up Recurring Transfers
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Self-Directed Trading for the hands-on investor.

Learn how to take the wheel and drive in our powerful platform. 

Zero in on your next stock pick with TipRanks research tools.

From our app:

  1. Log in and navigate to your Ally Invest account.

  2. Select Research to view all your research tools.

From our website:

  1. Log in and navigate to your dashboard.

  2. Select Research.

  3. Choose Stocks from the drop down menu to view all your research tools.

Nothing says Self-Directed Trading like (a lot of) data action.

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Chart your way. 

View eight chart types (including candlestick, bar, mountain, and line) with 117 chart studies and 36 drawing tools that analyze the performance of stocks, ETFs, and indices. Customize settings and utilize interactive charts for prices and studies.

Don’t wait! Start earning extra income today.

Once your account is fully funded, you’re eligible to enroll in our Securities Income Program for potential to earn extra income with shares you already own. 

Enroll Now
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Investing at your fingertips.

Visit your favorite app store to download the Ally Mobile App. 

Robo Portfolios for the hands-off investor.

We manage your portfolio for you. You keep tabs on goals and performance. 

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Track your goals.

Our goal tracker tool helps you see where you are on your investing journey, how far you’ve come, and where you’re headed.

Track Goals
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Securities products and services are offered through Ally Invest Securities LLC, member  FINRA / SIPC . For background on Ally Invest Securities go to  FINRA’s BrokerCheck . Advisory services offered through Ally Invest Advisors Inc., a registered investment adviser. Ally Bank, Ally Invest Advisors, and Ally Invest Securities are wholly owned subsidiaries of Ally Financial Inc.  View Disclosures . Securities products are NOT FDIC INSURED, NOT BANK GUARANTEED, and MAY LOSE VALUE.

Deposits products are offered by Ally Bank, Member FDIC.

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Review the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options brochure  before you begin trading options. Options investors may lose the entire amount of their investment or more in a relatively short period of time.

Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses of a mutual fund or ETF carefully before investing. A mutual fund/ETF prospectus contains this and other information and can be obtained by emailing .

Ally Invest doesn't charge commissions for stocks and ETFs priced $2 and higher. Stocks priced less than $2 are charged a base commission up to $4.95 plus 1 cent per share on the entire order. Index options carry an additional fee of $0.35 per contract.  See our Commissions and Fees page for more information.

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