How to buy mutual funds from Thrivent

We’re delighted you’re considering Thrivent Mutual Funds. No matter how you buy, we’re here to help you invest with confidence.

Buy online through Thrivent Funds

You can open an account and purchase funds right on our site.

Why buy online?

  • Set up an account starting with as little as $50 per month1
  • Access your online account at your convenience.
  • Purchase funds without transaction fees or sales charges.


Buy through a financial professional

Need more guidance? Ask your financial professional about Thrivent Mutual Funds.

Why work with a financial professional?

  • Receive investment help from an experienced professional.
  • Build a relationship through in-person meetings.
  • Get help planning for life’s goals such as saving and retirement.

Additional fees may apply, when working with a financial professional.


Buy through an investment account

Our funds can be purchased through other online brokerage platforms. Search for Thrivent Mutual Funds when making your selections.

Why buy through a brokerage account?

  • Add Thrivent Mutual Funds to investments within your existing portfolio.
  • Take advantage of your account to keep your investments in one place.

Additional fees may apply.


Not quite ready?

We want you to invest your money wisely and with confidence. Here are some other options that may help you.


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New accounts with a minimum investment amount of $50 are offered through the Thrivent Mutual Funds "automatic purchase plan." Otherwise, the minimum initial investment requirement is $2,000 for non-retirement accounts and $1,000 for IRA or tax-deferred accounts, minimum subsequent investment requirement is $50 for all account types. Account minimums for other options vary.

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Kids’ accounts: Saving for your children

With educational and other costs continuing to rise, custodial accounts with Thrivent Mutual Funds are a great way to establish kids' savings accounts for the children you care about.

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Manage assets to benefit a specific child
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Experience potential for growth with tax advantages
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Use savings for educational or other expenses

Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA)

  • Tax-deferred earnings; tax-free withdrawals when used towards qualified educational expenses
  • Distributions may be used for college and K-12 expenses
  • Contribution limit of $2,000 per year, per student

Uniform Transfers to Minors Act (UTMA)

  • Irrevocable gifts ensure assets benefit a specific child
  • No penalties if funds are used for something other than education
  • May be subject to “kiddie tax” rules
  • No limit to contributions1
Looking for another account?

If you’re thinking of helping someone with education expenses, a 529 Educational Savings Plan may be an option well worth considering.

Sophisticated yet simple funds

From no-load, solution-based funds to practical, steady management and philosophies, our expertly crafted funds let you choose just what you need.

Tax Resource Center

We have the resources you need to help you make sense of the tax impact of your investments.

1 Contributions in excess of the annual gift exclusion will require a gift return to reduce the lifetime gift allowed.