This depends on the accounts you are transferring between and the time of day when you request the transfer. Our website will provide an estimated completion date before you request the transfer.
Cash to Investing
Click here to learn more about transfers from a Cash Account to a Wealthfront investing account.
Investing to Cash (3-4 business days)
We expect to sell your investments within 1-2 business days, after which you will no longer be subject to market movement. It takes 2 business days for trades to settle, so the funds should arrive in your cash account 1-2 business days after trade settlement. In total, this process takes 3-4 business days depending on the time of day when you request the transfer.
Please note, to satisfy your transfer request we will have to sell some of your securities, which may generate a tax liability.
Note about market timing: We do not guarantee trade execution, nor do we guarantee what time of day we will buy/sell your securities. This functionality should not be used as a way to try and time the market. For more of our thoughts on this topic, please review this link.
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