Can I transfer my existing IRA to Wealthfront?

Yes. Please open an IRA account on our website by clicking "open new account" for current clients, or "invest now" if you are not yet a client. Then select the option to "transfer an existing account". Complete the information and your IRA will automatically transfer in 5-10 business days.

Please note that we will sell any positions in your existing IRA account upon transfer to Wealthfront and reinvest the proceeds per your Wealthfront investment plan.

Transferring your existing IRA to an IRA at Wealthfront is not a taxable event.

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