Is my account protected?
Yes. Kensington Capital and our clearing agent First Southwest Company are members of SIPC, which protects securities customers of its members up to $500,000 (including $100,000 for claims for cash). Our clearing agent has additional independent insurance on your account. An explanatory brochure available upon request or at or from First Southwest Company our clearing agent at

How can I protect myself?
Your privacy is paramount to us protecting your information is of great importance. But we also want to provide you with the best products and services we can so that you can accomplish your investing goals. Kensington Capital acts as an introducing broker to its clearing firm, First Southwest Company, which processes the transactions and acts as the account custodian. Employees and third-party service providers are only given access to the limited information that they need to perform the given service or task. Additionally, our service providers are contractually obligated to keep the information confidential.

How can I monitor my account?
It is your responsibility to monitor your account and statements regularly and often to verify all transaction activity. Also make sure to check your emails from Kensington Capital, If you get a confirmation for something you didn't do, contact us immediately and change your password. Report any suspicious activity to us immediately by calling us at 800-123-4567 or by emailing us at