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.

 

Need more help?

Call or email us.
1-800-847-4836

M-F, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. CT
Say “ThriventFunds.com” for faster service.
Contactus@Thriventfunds.com or,
Visit our support page

 

1 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. $50 a month automatic investment does not apply to the Thrivent Money Market Fund or Thrivent Limited Maturity Bond Fund, which have a minimum monthly investment of $100.

Now leaving ThriventFunds.com

 

You're about to visit a site that is neither owned nor operated by Thrivent Mutual Funds.

In the interest of protecting your information, we recommend you review the privacy policies at your destination site.

Looking to Learn More? Sign up for our Investing Insights newsletter. Subscribe

Thanks for Signing Up!

Be sure to check your inbox for the Investing Insights newsletter to get the latest news and insights from Thrivent Mutual Funds.

Well that's unexpected - your subscription request was not submitted. Please try again.

Great news - you're on the list!

Looks like you're already on our mailing list. Be sure to check your inbox for the Investing Insights newsletter to get the latest news and insights from Thrivent Mutual Funds.

2 workers in a construction setting at sunset

Employers added 228,000 new jobs in November, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report issued December 8. That marks the second straight month of over 200,000 new jobs and the 86th consecutive month of employment gains.

The unemployment rate remained at 4.1% for the second straight month – the lowest level since December 2000.

unemployment

The number of jobs added in October was revised down from 261,000 to 244,000 while the September number was revised up from an 18,000 gain to a 38,000 gain.

Employment continued to trend up in professional and business services, manufacturing, and health care.

Wage growth remained slow in November, with only a $0.05 increase from the previous month. Wages had actually declined $0.01 in October. Year over year, wages have increased $0.64, from $25.91 to $26.55 – a gain of just 2.5%.

average hourly earnings percent change

Initial jobless claims have remained at an extremely low level, with 236,000 claims filed the week ending December 2, according to the Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims report. The 4-week moving average was 241,500, an increase from the previous month’s level of 232,500. That was the lowest level for this average since April 7, 1973.

initial unemployment claims

The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending November 25 was 1,908,000, a slight increase from a month earlier of 1,884,000 – which was the lowest level for insured unemployment since December 29, 1973. In all, 1.91 million Americans are receiving unemployment benefits, which is the lowest level since the mid-1970s. This is even more impressive considering the difference in the size of the labor force.

Jobless claims have remained under 300,000 for 143 consecutive weeks – the longest stretch since 1970.

Here are some of the other key trends highlighted in the report:

The number of long-term unemployed (those jobless for 27 weeks or more) was unchanged at 1.6 million and accounted for 23.8% of the unemployed – which represents a 1.0% decline from the October rate.

long-term unemployment - 27 weeks or more

The number of persons employed part time for economic reasons, was also unchanged at 4.8 million. 

part time employment for economic reasons

The average workweek for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls edged up from 34.4 hours to 34.5.

total private average weekly hours of all employees

The labor force participation rate remained at 62.7%. The employment-population ratio declined by 0.1% to 60.1%. 

The labor force participation rate for those in their prime working years (age 25-54) increased by 0.2% to 81.8%, which is about 1.2% below the pre-recession level.1 That continues to be a weakness in the employment recovery.

labor force participation rate

Economic trends that we have been following suggest that the employment market will continue to be strong in the months ahead. But slow wage growth continues to be an issue. That may change as the job market tightens and employers are compelled to compete for qualified workers.

 

Media contact:  Samantha Mehrotra, 612-844 4197; samantha.mehrotra@thrivent.com

 

 

All information and representations herein are as of 12/08/2017, unless otherwise noted.

The views expressed are as of the date given, may change as market or other conditions change, and may differ from views expressed by other Thrivent Asset Management associates. Actual investment decisions made by Thrivent Asset Management will not necessarily reflect the views expressed. This information should not be considered investment advice or a recommendation of any particular security, strategy or product.  Investment decisions should always be made based on an investor's specific financial needs, objectives, goals, time horizon, and risk tolerance.


Well that's unexpected - your subscription request was not submitted. Please try again.

Gain From Our Perspective

Get Our Investing Insights Newsletter in Your Inbox.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Gain From Our Perspective

Get Our Investing Insights Newsletter in Your Inbox.

SUBSCRIBE

Thanks for Signing Up!

Be sure to check your inbox for the Investing Insights newsletter to get the latest news and insights from Thrivent Mutual Funds.

Great news - you're on the list!

Looks like you're already on our mailing list. Be sure to check your inbox for the Investing Insights newsletter to get the latest news and insights from Thrivent Mutual Funds.

Ready to Invest?

EXPLORE OUR FUNDS

Market Performance