How are Cash Management and the Robinhood spending account different?

With the launch of the Robinhood spending account, we are no longer accepting new signups to Cash Management. Over time, we expect to transition all Cash Management accounts to the Robinhood spending account.

If you currently have Cash Management, please see the Cash Management Help Center article to understand changes to your account when you move to the spending account.

Here is a side by side comparison of Cash Management and the Robinhood spending account.

Note: If you’re currently enrolled in the brokerage cash sweep program, where you earn interest on your uninvested brokerage cash balance, you won’t lose this feature once you transition to the Robinhood spending account. You can continue to track your interest earnings in the Investing section of the Account tab.

FeaturesCash ManagementSpending Account
Accepts new customersNoYes
Account structureFeature of brokerage account with same balanceSeparate account for spending; brokerage account is not required to open
Interest earned on cashYes, through the brokerage cash sweep programNot earned on spending balance but earned on uninvested brokerage cash balance*
FDIC InsuranceYes (Up to $1.25M)Yes (Up to $250K)
Debit cardYesYes (Robinhood Cash Card, supports contactless payments)
ATMsFee-free at 90,000 ATMsFee-free at 90,000 ATMs
Sending checksYesYes
Round ups and rewardsNoYes
Direct depositYesYes, with a new number
Early direct depositNoYes
Paycheck recurring investments into equities in the brokerage account and crypto in the crypto accountNoYes

* if you are opted into the brokerage cash sweep program

Brokerage accounts are offered through Robinhood Financial, LLC, ("RHF") a registered broker dealer (member SIPC) and Robinhood Securities, LLC, ("RHS") a registered broker dealer (member SIPC). Cryptocurrency accounts are offered through Robinhood Crypto, LLC ("RHC") (NMLS ID: 1702840). Spending accounts are offered through Robinhood Money, LLC ("RHY") (NMLS ID: 1990968), a licensed money transmitter. RHF, RHY, RHC and RHS are affiliated entities and wholly owned subsidiaries of Robinhood Markets, Inc. RHF, RHY, RHC and RHS are not banks. Securities products offered by RHF are not FDIC insured and involve risk, including possible loss of principal. Cryptocurrencies held in RHC accounts are not FDIC insured nor SIPC protected. RHY products are not subject to SIPC protection but funds held in the spending account and card account may be eligible for FDIC pass-through insurance.

Your spending account is offered through Robinhood Money, LLC ("RHY") (NMLS ID: 1990968), a licensed money transmitter. RHY is not a bank. The Robinhood Cash Card is a prepaid card issued by Sutton Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Mastercard®.

Round-ups and rewards are sent from your spending account with, and are a service of , Robinhood Money . You authorize the transfer of round-ups from your spending account with Robinhood Money to your Affiliate accounts. You must separately place a recurring trade order with Robinhood Financial, LLC to invest in securities, or with Robinhood Crypto, LLC to invest in cryptocurrencies through this program. For round-ups and rewards to be available to you, you need to have a brokerage account with Robinhood Financial, LLC . All brokerage products and services are provided by Robinhood Financial. Robinhood Crypto, LLC provides cryptocurrency trading pursuant to applicable state money transmission and virtual currency licenses.

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