General investment account

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Our general investment account gives you the freedom to invest as much money as you want, when you want, with zero commission.

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Why Invest with Us

Why invest with us?

Investing in shares, ETFs and Investment Trusts could help to make your money work harder in the long term. So, it’s easy to grow your wealth and realise your investing potential.

  • Commission-free investing
    However much you invest, our commission is always 0%. Other charges apply.
  • No hidden fees
    There are no hidden fees when you buy, sell and hold shares with us. See our costs and fees for more information.
  • Investing without limits
    Unlike an individual savings account (ISA), there's no limit to how much you can invest in any tax year. Tax benefits don’t apply.
  • Variety of investments
    Invest in over 1,200 US and UK shares, and 300+ ETFs and Investment Trusts, and counting…

Financial goals

Know what you are investing for?

Deciding your financial goals could help you make the right decisions at every stage of your investing journey.

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Family

Whether you’re planning on getting married or sending your kids to university, investing could help you prepare for your future and the ones you love.

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Home

Buying your first home or moving house? Good financial planning could make your bricks and mortar dreams a reality.

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Retirement

Whether you plan to stop working at 40 or 70, a retirement nest egg could give you the financial freedom to really enjoy life after work.

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Entrepreneur

Starting a business or planning to expand? Investing could help keep you afloat while you’re bootstrapped and growing.

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Bucket list

From travelling the world to building your dream house, tick off your bucket list with the help of your investments.

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Rainy day

Put money aside in a savings or investment account to use when life throws you a curveball.

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Just because

You don’t always need a specific financial goal. Investing could give you financial freedom and make your money work harder.

Free your investing potential

Free your investing potential

Build an investment portfolio that could help you achieve your financial goals and suits your investing journey.

  • US shares

    Invest in the land of opportunity and pick from the top US companies listed on the NYSE and NASDAQ.

  • UK shares

    Want to invest in and support businesses closer to home? Buy shares in 100 top UK companies listed on the LSE.

  • ETFs

    Invest across multiple assets, themes or regions using a single, cost-effective trade. Popular ETF providers include iShares and Vanguard.

Straightforward and transparent price plans

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Plus

£10 /month First 3 months free

  • Everything in Core
  • USD currency wallet
  • Additional UK shares (Coming soon)
  • Company fundamental analysis (Coming soon)
  • Mutual funds (Coming soon)

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Exciting features coming soon on our app

We’re proud of where we are, but there’s so much more to come. Keep an eye out for new products and features designed to unleash your investing journey.

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Mutual funds

Managed portfolios spread your money across multiple securities with a single investment.

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US dollar (USD)
currency wallet

Save money on FX fees. Convert cash to USD once, then hold it for future investments in US assets.

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Limit orders

Buy and sell an investment at a price you want, based on your criteria.

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Regular investing

Fund your investment account on a monthly basis and seamlessly grow your portfolio.

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When you invest, your capital is at risk.

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Frequently asked questions

Who can open a general investment account?

Anyone can open an account as long as they're over 18, are a UK or EEA resident and have a UK bank account.

Do I need to have a minimum amount in my account?

No. But you will need cash in your account to start buying shares. The minimum amount you can deposit is £10.

How do I add money to my account?

Just tap the ‘Add cash’ button wherever you see it in the app. You can use your debit card to add anything from £10 to £50,000 as a one-off payment.

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When you invest, your capital is at risk.