Is the Public app actually free?
At Public, our mission is to open the markets to all. Equity trades are commission-free, meaning $0 commission trading on self-directed individual cash brokerage accounts that trade U.S. listed securities placed online. We never charge any hidden service or convenience fees but other fees, such as wire transfer fees and paper statement fees, may apply. See Public’s Disclosures to learn more. We believe everything you invest and earn should stay yours!
Do I earn a free slice of stock when I sign up for Public?
Let us help you get started! When you sign up for Public, open an approved brokerage account and deposit funds into your account, you qualify to receive a free slice of stock. The value of the slice of stock you receive varies from $3 to $300 and the amount designated for each redemption is random. This offer is available to new users only. Visit Public’s New User Free Stock Program to learn more about the terms and conditions.
Can I share Public with friends?
Absolutely! When your friend uses your unique referral link to sign up for Public, opens an approved brokerage account, and deposits funds into their account, then both you and your friend qualify for a free slice of stock. The value of the slice of stock varies from $3 to $300 and the amount designated for each redemption is random. Check out the Public Referral Program to learn how you can earn free stock slices when you invite your friends to Public and what terms and conditions apply.
Is Public Safe, Secure and Credible?
Securities trading services are provided by Open to the Public Investing, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Public and a FINRA- and SEC-registered broker-dealer. Open to the Public Investing, Inc. is also a Member of Securities Investor Protection Corporation (“SIPC”). SIPC protects securities customers of its members up to $500,000 (including $250,000 for claims for cash). More details, including an explanatory brochure upon request, are available at www.sipc.org. Public is also fully backed by the investors behind Venmo and Facebook and we are located in New York City. If you ever have any questions or concerns, then please feel free to reach out to our friendly, knowledgeable, and fully Licensed & Registered Support Team at email@example.com. 🔒