Offer clients more interest on their cash with:

Advisors using Altruist no longer have to push clients to 3rd party cash management accounts for an industry-leading yield.

Altruist Financial LLC is not a bank.
APY is variable and subject to change.

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1. The national average interest rate for savings accounts as posted on FDIC.gov, as of February 20, 2024.

Higher yield
11x the national average
(and 2.5x higher than legacy custodians)1

FDIC Insurance
Clients can access up to $1M for individual accounts and $2M for joint accounts through our partner banks

Same Day Transfers
Your clients get the freedom and flexibility of accessing their money whenever they need it

No Minimum Balance
With $0 balance requirements and no annual fees*, great yield is accessible to everyone

*Other fees may apply. See our fee schedule on altruist.com/legal.

Altruist Cash is available to any client, regardless of your current custodian. 

Today, any advisor can set up an Altruist Cash account for their client, regardless of where they custody their investments. In addition to attractive yield, Altruist also offers a suite of powerful tools to help drive better outcomes for your clients.

Fast, digital onboarding and back office automation

Powerful integrations with leading fintech vendors

$0 software fees for Altruist brokerage accounts

Other fees may apply. See our Fee Schedule on altruist.com/legal

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do my clients need an existing relationship with Altruist to open an Altruist Cash account?

Absolutely not. You can open an Altruist Cash account for your client as their first–and even only–account type on Altruist and earn the same APY as everyone else.

Yes, seamless digital transfers (also known as journaling) between Altruist Cash accounts and brokerage accounts are permitted, given that you hold Move Money Authorization for both accounts involved. Additionally, these transfers can be arranged on a flexible schedule, including weekly, bi-weekly, quarterly, or annually, to suit your client's needs.

Can I transfer money between Altruist Cash and Altruist brokerage accounts? 

Are there any limits on transfers or withdrawals?

There are no limits to how many transfers clients can schedule on Altruist Cash.

Can my clients withdraw cash directly from their Altruist Cash accounts?

Yes, clients gain full control over their funds upon opening an Altruist Cash account. They can easily link a bank account for ACH deposits and withdrawals through the Client Portal on a desktop or via the Altruist mobile application, ensuring access to their funds wherever they are.

1. The national average interest rate for savings accounts as posted on FDIC.gov, as of February 20, 2024. Legacy custodians considered include Fidelity Investments, Charles Schwab, and Pershing as of March 1, 2024.

The Annual Percentage Yield (“APY”) for the Altruist Cash accounts (“Altruist Cash”) is variable and may change at any time. The amount of interest you will receive on your deposits will vary based on a number of factors. Accrued interest is paid on the last business day of the month directly into the Altruist Cash account. View our 
disclosures to learn more.

Altruist Cash is offered through a separate account at Altruist Financial LLC (“Altruist Financial”) that is opened solely for participation in Altruist Cash. Neither Altruist Financial nor any of its affiliates are banks. Altruist Financial deposits cash in the Altruist Cash account  with one or more banks ("Program Banks" see the Altruist Financial LLC Participating Bank List on altruist.com/legal for list) that accept and maintain such deposits. Through Altruist Cash, clients' cash is deposited into Program Banks where the cash earns a variable interest rate and is eligible for FDIC insurance. Cash is not eligible for FDIC insurance until the cash is deposited at the Program Banks. Cash in the Altruist Cash account that is awaiting to be deposited in, and cash in transit to or from, Program Banks, may not be eligible for coverage under SIPC. SIPC coverage does not apply to cash deposited with Program Banks. FDIC insurance is limited to $250,000 per depositor, per FDIC-insured bank, per ownership category and is subject to conditions. More information can be found in the Altruist Cash Disclosure Statement and the Altruist Financial LLC Participating Bank List, both available on altruist.com/legal. FDIC coverage can be impacted by several things, including but not limited to deposit capacity at a Program Bank and/or if a client holds cash at a Program Bank, including through this or additional sweep programs. Clients are responsible for monitoring their total assets at each of the Program Banks, whether through Altruist Financial accounts or accounts with other financial intermediaries, to determine the extent of available FDIC insurance coverage in accordance with FDIC rules. For more information on FDIC insurance coverage, please visit FDIC.gov. 

Deposits to Altruist Cash made prior to specified cutoff times, will be deposited with Program Banks same day. Any deposits made after the cutoff time will be deposited with Program Banks the following business day. Cash deposited via ACH or Check may take three (3) or more business days for the funds to become available for deposit. Customers can initiate withdrawals at any time from the Altruist Cash account. View our 
disclosures to learn more.

Clients should carefully review the information provided on 
altruist.com/legal to determine whether Altruist Cash is an appropriate product for their specific financial needs. Retail clients must work with a Registered Investment Advisor to open an Altruist Cash account. Securities trading is not possible in the Altruist Cash account.

Altruist Corp (“Altruist”) offers technology and tools designed to help financial advisors achieve better outcomes. Advisory and certain other services are provided by Altruist LLC, an SEC-registered investment adviser, and brokerage related products and services are provided by Altruist Financial LLC, a member of
FINRA/SIPC. Commission-free trading means $0 commission trades placed in brokerage accounts via web or mobile devices. Other fees may still apply. Please see the Altruist Financial Fee Schedule to learn more.

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All investing involves risk, including the possible loss of money you invest, and past performance does not guarantee future performance. Historical returns, expected returns, and probability projections are provided for informational and illustrative purposes, and may not reflect actual future performance. Clearing and custody of securities provided by Altruist Financial LLC.

 
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Higher yield
11x the national average
(and 2.5x higher than legacy custodians)1

FDIC Insurance
Clients can access up to $1M for individual accounts and $2M for joint accounts through our partner banks

Same Day Transfers
Your clients get the freedom and flexibility of accessing their money whenever they need it

No Minimum Balance
With $0 balance requirements and no annual fees*, great yield is accessible to everyone

$0 software fees for Altruist brokerage accounts

Powerful integrations with leading fintech vendors

*Other fees may apply. See our fee schedule on altruist.com/legal.

Other fees may apply. See our Fee Schedule on altruist.com/legal

Fast, digital onboarding and back office automation