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Majority of Americans Counting on Social Security to Help Fund Retirement

March 18, 2015

Capital One ShareBuilder’s Financial Freedom Survey Finds Retirement Planning is a Top Priority, but Distrust in Markets and Lack of Confidence Prevent Many from Investing

Despite ongoing concerns about the future of our country’s Social Security program, more than half of Americans (including 40 percent of millennials) are planning to fund at least a portion of their retirement with Social Security benefits, according to Capital One ShareBuilder’s Financial Freedom Survey, a national study measuring current sentiment and behaviors related to investing and retirement, and tracking America’s progress on the path to financial freedom.

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Capital One ShareBuilder Expands Portfolio Analysis and Research Tools

December 18, 2014

Educational tools enable investors to research international exchanges, review asset allocations, and better understand investment performance over the long-term

In its ongoing quest to empower self-directed investors, Capital One ShareBuilder has introduced a selection of new tools designed to help investors research securities and better understand their investments.

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Boost Investment Portfolios with Capital One ShareBuilder’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday Specials

November 26, 2014

Receive Up to $1,250 in Cash Bonuses and Establish All-ETF Portfolios

Just in time for the New Year, Capital One ShareBuilder is introducing new promotional offers designed to help self-directed investors build their nest eggs and enhance their portfolios, so they can work toward long-term investing goals.

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Taking Charge of Your Retirement – The Costco Connection

September 1, 2014

Dan Greenshields of Capital One ShareBuilder was quoted in the most recent Costco Connection. This month's focus? Retirement.

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Capital One Wants YOU to Declare Your Financial Independence

June 30, 2014

Salute the Ways You Save for the Chance to Win $1,776; Get Sparkling Banking and Investing Bonuses during the Annual Financial Independence Days Sale

This summer Capital One is celebrating financial independence from sea to shining sea with the #my360independence sweepstakes, and like hot dogs and fireworks, Capital One Financial Independence Days Sale continues a summertime tradition of offering special bonuses for savers, small businesses and home buyers, as well as investing bonuses from ShareBuilder.

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Capital One ShareBuilder's Customer Service Team Receives Top Honors from the American Business Awards

August 17, 2014

Capital One ShareBuilder Takes Home the Gold for Customer Service Executive of the Year and Customer Service Team of the Year

Capital One ShareBuilder, an online brokerage focused on empowering individual investors, has been honored for excellence in customer service, winning Gold and Silver awards at the 2014 American Business Awards, one of the nation's premiere business awards programs.

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Saving for Retirement: Americans Know What They Should Do, But Challenge Lies in Follow-through

March 17, 2014

Capital One ShareBuilder’s Financial Freedom Survey Finds Disparity Between Setting Goals and Taking Action

While most Americans understand the importance of saving for retirement, taking the necessary steps to build an adequate nest egg continues to lag on their priority lists, according to Capital One ShareBuilder’s Financial Freedom Survey measuring current sentiment and behaviors related to investing and retirement, and gauging America’s progress on the path to financial freedom.

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Capital One ShareBuilder Announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday Investing Specials

November 26, 2013

Up to $1,000 Cash Bonus When Opening and Funding a New IRA Account; Up to $150 When Opening a New Brokerage Account and Placing Trades

Capital One ShareBuilder is helping shoppers boost their investments this holiday season with three exclusive promotions running between “Black Friday” on November 29 and “Cyber Monday” on December 2.

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Capital One ShareBuilder Upgrades Research with Morningstar® Analyst Reports and Ratings, and New Investment Comparison Tool

November 12, 2013

Customers Now Have Access to Morningstar’s Mutual Fund and ETF Research, Plus Analyst Ratings

In its ongoing quest to empower investors with quality tools and information, Capital One ShareBuilder now offers direct access to Morningstar mutual fund and exchange traded fund (“ETF”) research and analyst reports, as well as Morningstar’s proprietary Analyst Ratings for mutual funds, which ranks funds Gold, Silver, Bronze, Neutral or Negative based on key fundamental criteria.

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Capital One ShareBuilder Offers Mini Options Trading for Individual Investors

September 23, 2013

Options Trades Up 30 percent in Second Quarter of 2013

Capital One ShareBuilder today announced the availability of mini options contracts for qualified retail investor customers.

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Capital One ShareBuilder Recognized for Excellence in Customer Service by the American Business Awards

July 12, 2013

ShareBuilder Receives Gold Stevie Award for Customer Service Team of the Year

Capital One ShareBuilder has been recognized for superior customer service by the 2013 American Business Awards, one of the nation’s premier business awards program. The online brokerage received first place for Customer Service Team of the Year, awarded to ShareBuilder’s Customer Advocate team; second place for Customer Service Executive of the Year, awarded to ShareBuilder’s Head of Customer Service Bob Weintraub; and third place for Customer Service Department of the Year.

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Retirement a Growing Priority for Small Business Owners

July 23, 2013

401(k) Plans, Matching Programs and Confidence Up Sharply Compared to 2008, According to National Survey by ShareBuilder 401k

After weathering a recession that forced many to curb, cut and sometimes even tap into employee retirement savings plans, small business owners are offering and investing in 401(k) plans at rates considerably higher than five years ago.

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Capital One ShareBuilder Debuts New Research and Portfolio Analysis Tools

June 13, 2013

In its ongoing quest to simplify investing, Capital One ShareBuilder has introduced new tools designed to help investors enhance their portfolio holdings and generate actionable trading ideas.

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Capital One ShareBuilder Reduces and Simplifies Trade Commissions

March 1, 2013

$6.95 flat base rate for real-time trades, available to all customers with no trading or account minimum requirements

In its continued commitment to delivering simple and affordable investing, Capital One ShareBuilder is introducing a new, flat base commission structure for real-time trades, available to all investors regardless of account size and trading activity level.

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More Than a Third of Americans Aren't Saving for Retirement

December.3, 2012

Getting older may not be easy, but taking a back seat with your retirement plan could lead to a destiny that is more glum than golden. A new survey from Capital One ShareBuilder reveals that while a majority (54 percent) of Americans plan to retire by age 65, many (36 percent) are not actively contributing to a retirement plan, and more than a quarter (26 percent) are unsure how much they need to save. The survey of American pre-retirees found that while confidence in the ability to save for retirement has improved (with 33 percent claiming to be more confident than they were a year ago), nearly one in four (23 percent) are concerned they may never save enough to retire.

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ShareBuilder by Capital One Debuts New Look, Knowledge Center and Research Tools for Investors

November 12, 2012

Coming Soon: iPad® App Featuring Customizable Mobile Dashboard

In conjunction with the launch of its new name, logo and redesigned website, Capital One ShareBuilder today introduced a selection of new interactive educational and research tools to help investors make informed investing decisions.

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