Folio Investing


Folio Investing


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  • Type of Financial Firm: Online Brokerage
  • URL:
  • Year Established: 1999
  • Headquarters Location: McLean, VA
  • Most Recent Update: 8/17/15

Types of Financial Services

  • Investment services (Brokerage)

Registration & Licensing

  • SEC: 8-52009
  • CRD: 48015
  • IARD: NA
  • Disclosures ( Disclosures, go to

Contact Information

  • Email:
  • Telephone: 888-973-7890
  • Human Contact: Yes
  • Type of Contact: Email, Telephone


  • Minimum Asset Requirement: None
  • Minimum Fee: None
  • Free Offer(s): No-obligation 60 day free trial

Combined Fees

  • Service Initiation Fees: None
  • Annual Fee: $0-$290/year depending on pricing plan selected, plus additional service fees (see FolioInvesting website)
  • Annual Third Party Fee(s): Yes
  • Examples of Third Parties: ETF's, Index Funds, Mutual Funds, Broker/Dealers

Scope of Business

  • Number of Users: DND (per website)
  • Assets (Paid): DND (per website)
  • Assets (Free): None

Investment Services

  • Number of Portfolios: Over 100 pre-made folios, and users create their own
  • Types of Investments: ETF's, mutual funds, securities
  • Investment Managers: DND

Additional Investment Services

  • Data Aggregation Services: No
  • Tax Loss Harvesting: Yes, self-managed using the tax loss harvesting tool
  • Rebalancing: Yes, self-managed using the rebalancing tool
  • Account Liquidity: DND (There is no account termination fee-see site for pricing details:
  • Investor Discretion: Yes

Additional Information

  • Clearing & Custody: Folio Investing
  • Mobile Application: No

Paladin Transparency Rating (PTI)

  • 3.5


  • None


  • Does not provide investment advice, you pick the folios.

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