Public Review

Public

Founded 2015

Minafi Score

73 /100

Minafi Rating

8 /10

Usability Rating

9 /10

Cost Rating

2 /10

Trust Rating

9 /10

Company Age Score

5 /5

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Minafi's Take

Public is an investing application for stocks and ETFs in taxable accounts that focuses on the social side. From the feed you can view what others on the platform are investing in, or share your own investment decisions. This focus on discovery through popularity and others on the platform offers another avenue to research beyond the facts of a company.

Just The Facts

Here’s everything you want to know about Public.

Who Manages Your Money?

Public is categorized as a Self-Guided Account.

What Features Does Betterment Offer?

Public allows you to invest using at least 1 different account type, over at least 2 platforms.

How Much Does Betterment Cost?

Public charges no advisor fees, and offers no custom funds. A portfolio with an expense ratio of 0.25% is used for fees.

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  • Public charges no fees for any services.

How Do I Sign Up?

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Public Alternatives

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Public

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Ratings
Rating Type Rating
Minafi Rating 8 /10
Usability Score 9 /10
Cost Rating 2 /10
Trust Rating 9 /10
Company Age Score 5 /5
JD Power Score -
Overview
Overview Feature Included
Founded 2015
Min Investment $0.00
Classification
Accounts Offered
How to Access
Allows Investors from
Features
Feature Included
Automatic Investing
Automatic Rebalancing
Automatic Tax-Loss Harvesting
Checking Account
Fractional ETF Shares
Free Trades
Good for Beginners
Good for Day Trading
Good for Retirement
Sign Up Bonus
Fees & Expenses
Fee Type Included
Management Fee -
Monthly Fee -
Options Fee -
Trade Fee -

M1 Finance

99

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Ratings
Rating Type Rating
Minafi Rating 10 /10
Usability Score 8 /10
Cost Rating 10 /10
Trust Rating 9 /10
Company Age Score 5 /5
JD Power Score -
Overview
Overview Feature Included
Founded 2015
Min Investment $100.00
Classification
Accounts Offered
How to Access
Allows Investors from
Features
Feature Included
Automatic Investing
Automatic Rebalancing
Automatic Tax-Loss Harvesting
Checking Account
Fractional ETF Shares
Free Trades
Good for Beginners
Good for Day Trading
Good for Retirement
Sign Up Bonus
Fees & Expenses
Fee Type Included
Management Fee -
Monthly Fee -
Options Fee -
Trade Fee -

Vanguard

97

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Ratings
Rating Type Rating
Minafi Rating 10 /10
Usability Score 5 /10
Cost Rating 9 /10
Trust Rating 10 /10
Company Age Score 5 /5
JD Power Score 10 /10
Overview
Overview Feature Included
Founded 1975
Min Investment $1,000.00
Classification
Accounts Offered
How to Access
Allows Investors from
Features
Feature Included
Automatic Investing
Automatic Rebalancing
Automatic Tax-Loss Harvesting
Checking Account
Fractional ETF Shares
Free Trades
Good for Beginners
Good for Day Trading
Good for Retirement
Sign Up Bonus
Fees & Expenses
Fee Type Included
Management Fee -
Monthly Fee -
Options Fee -
Trade Fee -

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