Stocks 500

Invest in 500 of the largest US companies

The Free & Simple Way to Build Wealth

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Invest without stress. Easier than a walk in the park.

No stock picking, no market timing and no experience needed.

Source: Bloomberg Finance LP. Data as of 03/31/2024. Although it is not possible to invest directly in an index, there are ETFs and funds designed to track the S&P 500 Index. Index performance does not reflect fees applicable index tracking ETFs (or other funds).

Over 10% Annualized Long-Term Return

Performance of the S&P 500 reflects the success of 500 of the largest US companies, generating over 10% annualized return during the past 10, 20, 30, and 40 years.

Power of Simplicity

Stocks 500 is your simple way to invest in ETFs that track the S&P 500. That means investing in 500 of the U.S. largest companies: Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Nvidia, Alphabet, Tesla, Meta and many more.

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What Sets Stocks 500 Apart?

Simplicity. None of the usual investment hurdles. Investing made as simple as checking your email. If you’ve been looking for an easy and free way to start investing, look no further.

Free to Grow

Investing shouldn’t come with hidden fees. That’s why Stock 500 is completely FREE with Simple Plan and at no additionnal cost for Plus Plan.
Yes, you read that right, FREE. We’re all about helping your money grow over time.*

As of 03/31/2024

5 Reasons to Consider Investing in S&P 500 Tracking ETFs:

Simplify your investment strategy with S&P 500 tracking ETFs and seize the power of these five advantages:

History of Strong Performance

The S&P 500 Index delivered a 40-year annualized return over 11%

Passive Strategies are Tough to Beat

Between 2001 and 2023, the index outperformed over 50% of large-cap active managers 20 out of 23 times.

Diversify Across 11 US Sectors

Invest in hundreds of companies in 11 sectors. This strategy is typically less risky than trying to pick stocks.


Over the past 10 years, dividends in the index have grown by an annualized growth rate of  7.8%. Investments compound faster with automatic dividend reinvestments.

Big Companies You Recognize

Invest in some of the largest companies in the US including: Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Nvidia, Alphabet and Tesla.

Bloomberg Finance LP. Unless otherwise indicated, data is as of March 31, 2024.
S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, CRSP. Data as of Dec. 31, 2023. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.


Most frequent questions and answers​

Simply sign up on our app, select your Beanstox plan, Beanstox Plus ($5/month with Stocks 500 available at no extra charge) or FREE Beanstox Simple, and follow the on-screen instructions for opening a Stocks 500 account. It’s quick and easy!

A Stocks 500 account invests in ETFs tracking the S&P 500. It offers a simple investment option without additional monthly costs. A Wealth Builder account offers an expert-built, personalized and diversified portfolio of ETFs for $5 per month, and includes Stocks 500 and Power Savings Accounts.

It is currently free to have a Stocks 500 account. ETF holdings, however, have their own internal fees.

Users can begin investing with as little as $100.

No. While the S&P 500 has a strong track record of historical returns, past performance is not indicative of future results. It’s important to understand that the value of your investments can go up or down, and users should be aware of the risks involved.


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