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Brandon Krieg, co-founder and CEO of Stash

Millennial investing app Stash just rolled out a new feature that’s strikingly similar to its $860 million rival Acorns

The company announced Thursday that it has unveiled a number of new features for its users, including round-ups — which lets customers invest spare change— and cash back for purchases made at certain retailers.

Investing app Acorns nabbed $105 million in funding and now has a higher valuation than robo giant Betterment

Investing app Acorns raised $105 million in funding for its Series E round that included new investors NBCUniversal, Comcast Venture and private equity firms DST and MSD Capital.
It was all a hoax.

A viral hoax story about a ‘barefoot runner’ mad about acorns is rocking Facebook

A hoax post about a "competitive barefoot runner" complaining about acorns on the sidewalks in Minneapolis went viral. The post originally appeared in the private "I Love NE Minneapolis" Facebook group, but was later revealed to be a joke. Now, everyone in the group is sharing acorn memes.
The Acorns app.

11 financial experts reveal their favorite money apps

Money apps can be beneficial tools for saving, budgeting, and investing your money. Of course, some apps may work better for you than others. Here, 11 financial experts reveal their favorite money apps.
The micro-investing app, Acorns, allows users to invest their spare change.

Spare change investing app Acorns is working with an economist that wants you to skip your Starbucks latte to save for retirement

Acorns, the micro-investing app that allows users to invest their spare cash, has appointed a behavioral economist to chair an advisory committee and to lead an innovative project encouraging people to save more money.

Hot investing app Acorns has hired a former top exec at the world’s largest investor

Popular micro-investing app Acorns just made a major hire as it looks to scale up and grow as a company.

Hot investing app Acorns just snagged Airbnb to give its customers ‘free money’

Acorns has a rewards program that gives users bonus investment cash when they shop at partners like Blue Apron, Jet.com, 1-800-Flowers, and Airbnb.

The answer to millennials’ biggest money worry might have something to do with Candy Crush

Right now, though, the most interesting thing in finance might just be tiny transactions.

Hot investing app Acorns has launched a program to get you ‘free money’ from brands

Acorns is launching a rewards program which gives its users bonus investment cash when they shop at partners like Jet.com, 1-800-Flowers, and Hotel Tonight.