Can I contribute to my other Acorns accounts with my Acorns Checking account?

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Contributing to an Acorns Invest account

Contributing to an Acorns Later account

Contributing to an Acorns Early account 

You can make contributions to your Acorns Invest, Later, and Early accounts with your Acorns Checking account. 

Acorns is built to help you effortlessly save, invest, and earn in the background of life. With just a few taps, you can transfer funds from your Acorns Checking account to your Acorns investment accounts, where your money has the chance to grow over time.

Contributing to an Acorns Invest account

You can make a contribution to your Invest account from your Checking account anytime. Here's how:

  1. Log in to your account from your Acorns app or acorns.com
  2. Tap or click "Invest"
  3. Tap or click the "One-time" button
  4. Enter the amount you'd like to invest
  5. Tap the bank name listed under the amount field and select your Acorns Checking account from the list of options
  6. Tap or click "Review"
  7. Tap or click "Invest"

To automate this, check out Paycheck split. With Paycheck split, you can invest a piece of each paycheck automatically into all your Acorns accounts. This is an easy way to make sure you're "paying yourself first" by saving and investing first thing. Here's how to get started.

Contributing to an Acorns Later account

To contribute to your Acorns Later account from your Checking account, you'll need to make your Acorns Checking account your linked primary checking account. Here's how to do that.

If you don't want to change your primary checking account, another easy way to automatically contribute to your Acorns Later account is by setting up Paycheck split. Here's how to get started.

Heads up — Acorns Later is an individual retirement account (IRA) plan, and the IRS may have some limits for how much you can contribute to each type of plan. You can learn more about the IRS's contribution limits at irs.gov. Here's how to keep track of how much you've contributed to your IRA this year.

Contributing to an Acorns Early account

To contribute to any of your Acorns Early accounts from your Checking account, you'll need to make your Acorns Checking account your linked primary checking account. Here's how to do that.


If you don't want to change your primary checking account, another easy way to automatically contribute to your Acorns Early account is by setting up Paycheck split. Here's how to get started

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