Munich, 10.01.2023 Scalable Capital, a leading investment platform in Europe, has surpassed one million savings plans. This milestone demonstrates how popular Scalable Capital’s commission-free savings plans are, and highlights their relevance for long term retirement provision. They enable clients to build wealth for retirement with small monthly investments and zero commission on all ETFs as well as a wide range of stocks and funds.
"Particularly with regard to retirement planning and the often long time horizons associated with it, it makes sense to invest part of one's wealth in ETFs and stocks. This has evidently become more and more clear to decision makers in politics, as they aim to incentivise investing. However, private pension provision and investing will continue to be essential to close the pension gap.” says Erik Podzuweit, Founder and co-CEO of Scalable Capital.
Even at a time of high global uncertainty and market volatility, people across Europe are opening new savings plans, thereby showing a strong commitment to long-term investing in capital markets. "Against the backdrop of rising inflation rates and the widening pension gap, easy and affordable investment offerings like those from Scalable Capital are essential for retail clients. Investing is the new saving" says Erik Podzuweit.
Scalable Capital has continuously expanded its offering in order to make investing accessible to everyone. Clients of the Scalable Broker can start saving from as little as 1 euro into all ETFs available on the German market, as well as a wide range of stocks and mutual funds - all with zero commissions. With “Scalable Wealth” - a digital wealth management offer that is so far only available in Germany and Austria - clients can set up an individual and automatically managed ETF portfolio with just 20 euro a month and no initial minimum investment. These low barriers to entry make investing attractive for everyone - regardless of age, living situation or income level.
According to a recent analysis of clients’ behaviour, every second customer of Scalable Broker invests regularly via a savings plan. On average, investors have three savings plans and invest around 470 euros per month. More than 90 percent is invested in ETFs and just under 10 percent in individual stocks. The largest group of investors is between 26 and 35 years old, at around 43 percent, followed by the 36 to 45 age range. The most popular investments among clients are ETFs that track a broad index, such as the MSCI World.
Investing in savings plans via Scalable Capital is not only simple and affordable, but also very flexible. The platform offers customers a product universe of more than 7,500 stocks from all major indices globally, over 2,400 ETFs from more than 30 available issuers and a wide selection of actively managed funds without initial charges to trade or invest. Investors can choose between five execution frequencies - from monthly to annually. Payment is easy and commission-free via SEPA direct debit.
With nine execution dates to choose from per month, users can set their payment based on their incoming salary. They can pause or adjust the savings plan amount any time as well as the frequency without any additional charges. There is even an option to automatically adjust the savings amount in line with inflation.
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About Scalable Capital
Scalable Capital is a leading digital investment platform in Europe that makes investing easy and affordable for everyone. With the Scalable Broker, clients can trade stocks, ETFs, funds, and cryptocurrencies themselves to build their own portfolios. They can have their investments professionally managed via the digital wealth management service. More than 600,000 clients already use the services.
Scalable Capital was founded in 2014 and is already active in Germany, Austria, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and the UK. The investment firm, which is supervised by BaFin and the Bundesbank, has more than 10 billion euros on its platform. In addition to its business for private clients, the company operates B2B solutions. Its long-standing partners include ING, Barclays Bank in the UK, the robo-advisor Oskar and the Santander Group in Spain. Scalable Capital employs more than 400 people at its offices in Munich, Berlin and London. Together with the founding and management team around Erik Podzuweit and Florian Prucker, they strive to empower everyone to become an investor.
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