About Bumper

Bumper offers a commission-free investing account designed for teens.

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No commissions or hidden fees
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Designed for teens
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Invest with just $1
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Teach healthy financial habits
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Safety limitations and guardrails
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Investing for teens.

Bumper is the first commission-free investing app built only for teens. By actively managing their own investing portfolio, your teen will learn about budgeting, diversification, compound interest, and more.

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Teach the fundamentals.

Investing can seem risky and complicated. On Bumper, your teen can learn about the stock market and investing with short tips in the app and the brand new Bumper Bites.

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Start with training wheels.

Since investing is easier - and riskier - than ever before, it's crucial that teens learn how to do it smartly. Bumper was created to teach your teens healthy investing habits, all while making finance interesting.

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Invest with just $1.

On Bumper, you don't need thousands of dollars to invest in large companies. Bumper offers fractional shares, which means your teen can invest in companies like Apple, Netflix, and Chipotle with just $1.

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Frequently asked questions.

Safety and security should be a top concern for any parent. Here is how Bumper keeps your teen safe.

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No hidden fees. Literally ever.

There are no commissions, subscriptions, hidden fees, or bank transfer fees, and no minimum account balance is required.

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Work with your teen to build their investing portfolio.

Equip Solutions, Inc. ("Bumper") and Alpaca Securities LLC ("Alpaca") are not affiliated and neither are responsible for the liabilities of the other.

Technology is offered by Equip Solutions, Inc.

Brokerage services are provided by Alpaca Securities LLC ("Alpaca”), member FINRA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AlpacaDB, Inc. Clearing services are provided by Velox Clearing LLC (Velox) and Vision Financial Markets LLC (Vision). All three are members of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), which protects securities customers of its members up to $500,000 (including $250,000 for claims for cash) per customer. Explanatory brochure available upon request or at www.sipc.org.

This is not an offer, solicitation of an offer, or advice to buy or sell securities, or open a brokerage account in any jurisdiction where Alpaca is not registered (Alpaca is registered only in the United States).

View Alpaca's disclosures at: https://alpaca.markets/disclosures

Alpaca does not make recommendations with regard to fractional share trading, whether to use fractional shares at all, or whether to invest in any specific security. A security’s eligibility on the list of fractional shares available for trading is not an endorsement of any of the securities, nor is it intended to convey that such stocks have low risk. Fractional share transactions are executed either on a principal or riskless principal basis, and can only be bought or sold with market orders during normal market hours.

The content on this website is for illustrative and informational purposes only and any historical returns, expected returns or projections are hypothetical in nature. Investing involves risk & investments may lose value, including the loss of principal. Past performance does not guarantee future returns or results. Before investing, carefully consider your investment objectives, time horizon, and overall risk tolerance as well as the information stated in the product offering prospectuses.