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The Empower Investment Account

An easy way to invest, with no investment limit


One investment account for all your goals

The Empower Investment Account offers a flexible, low-cost way to invest for any of your financial goals. And we’ll be there to support you along the way with premium service, professional guidance and investing tools.

You can use the Empower Investment Account for almost any financial goal



Put your money to work


Low cost

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Exclusive loyalty program

Award-winning service

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The Empower Investment Account is intended for knowledgeable investors who acknowledge and understand the risks associated with the investments available through a brokerage account.

An easy way to invest, with no investment limit

Other fees may apply.


Minimum Investment


Maximum Investment


Account Opening Fee


Maintenance Fee


ETF Commissions1


Stock Commissions1

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Use the Empower Investment Account to invest for virtually any financial goal. Enjoy no minimum or maximum investment limits and a wide range of investment choices, including mutual funds, ETFs, CDs and stocks.3

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Put your money to work

Access investments that generally have higher long-term growth potential than a typical savings account. Keep in mind that investments with higher return potential carry higher risk.

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Invest easily using our website and online tools. Access funds anytime via online transfer, check writing or debit card.4,5,6

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Low Cost

Pay no account opening maintenance fees and no commission on stocks, ETFs and hundreds of mutual funds. Other fees may apply; click here to view all fees. 

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Exclusive loyalty program

Gain added benefits based on your asset level, including a dedicated advisor and free access to Morningstar Premium. Accounts with balances over $100,000 qualify for additional benefits, including six months of free trading and a free debit card.

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1 The first one thousand trades (1,000) placed online each calendar year are $0; thereafter, each online trade will be charged $6.95.

2 Empower Managed Portfolios offered by Advised Assets Group, LLC, a registered investment adviser.

3 Investment returns will fluctuate and are subject to market volatility, so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed or sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Unlike mutual funds, shares of ETFs are not individually redeemable directly with the ETF. Shares are bought and sold at market price, which may be higher or lower than the net asset value (NAV).

4 Fees apply. 

5 For complete details of all benefits, fees and requirements related to the services and products of the check-writing privileges refer to the Corestone® Financial Portfolio guide.

6 Any uninvested cash in your account may be withdrawn up to your account balance.

Carefully consider the investment option’s objectives, risks, fees and expenses. Contact an Empower Brokerage representative at 877-788-6261 for a prospectus, summary prospectus or disclosure document, as available, containing this information. Read them carefully before investing.

Securities, when presented, are offered and/or distributed by GWFS Equities, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC. GWFS is an affiliate of Empower Retirement, LLC; Great-West Funds, Inc.; and registered investment adviser, Advised Assets Group, LLC. Brokerage services such as clearing, settlement, custody and other similar functions are provided by Pershing LLC, Member FINRA/NYSE/SIPC and a wholly owned subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Additional information may be obtained by calling 877-788-6261. GWFS and Pershing are separate, unaffiliated brokerage firms. Brokerage accounts are subject to GWFS review and approval. This material is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide investment, legal, advice or tax recommendations.

Brokerage Products: Unless otherwise noted: NOT FDIC INSURED | NO BANK GUARANTEE | MAY LOSE VALUE

ETFs are a type of exchange-traded investment product that must register as either an open-end investment company (generally known as “funds”) or a unit investment trust. ETFs are not mutual funds. Unlike mutual funds, individual shares of ETFs are not redeemable directly with the issuer. ETF shares are a collection of securities bought and sold at market price, which may be higher or lower than the net asset value (NAV). Investment returns will vary based on market conditions and volatility, so that an investor's shares, when redeemed or sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost. ETFs are subject to risks like those of their underlying securities.

Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal. Please consult with your investment advisor, attorney and/or tax advisor as needed.  

Be aware that certain mutual funds may be subject to separate and additional redemption fees imposed by the particular fund. Refer to that fund’s current prospectus for details. Transaction fees may apply to certain mutual funds. Transaction fees, where applicable, will be noted during online order entry or via your registered representative during broker-assisted trades.  

This site is designed for U.S. residents. Non-U.S. residents are subject to country-specific restrictions. Great-West Financial®, Empower Retirement and Great-West Investments™ are the marketing names of Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company, Corporate Headquarters: Greenwood Village, CO;  Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company of New York, Home Office: NY, NY; and their subsidiaries and affiliates, including registered investment advisers Advised Assets Group, LLC and Great-West Capital Management, LLC. 

GWFS Equities, Inc. reserves the right to change and/or modify pricing. 

The content contained on this website has been prepared for informational and educational purposes only and is not intended to provide investment, legal or tax advice. 

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