Margin Loans

Borrow from just 5.00% to 6.50%1

Borrow against your investments without the extra paperwork at some of the lowest rates on the market. To learn more about the risks of margin, please review our margin account risk disclosure.

Borrow screen shown in a phone mockup
Borrow screen shown in a phone mock up

Your money, when you need it

Use margin to access a portfolio line of credit and borrow up to 40% of your portfolio’s value with rates as low as 5.00%1 with M1 Plus.

Some of the lowest rates1

Access funds in minutes2

Flexible repayment

Our philosophy for long-term investing

Stay invested and pay for what you need.
Tap into M1 Borrow’s flexible line of credit for things like:

Increasing your buying power to make timely investments

Getting liquidity without selling your investments  

Paying for other expenses whether large or unplanned

Your Borrow questions,

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Automated payback schedules, and M1 Plus Smart Transfers, can help you pay back your principal.

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If your account value drops so that your equity value is below our maintenance threshold, M1 will issue a maintenance call. The maintenance threshold is normally 40% of your account value but M1 may impose additional restrictions based on risk of securities held or portfolio concentration.

When a maintenance call is issued for your account, you will either need to deposit additional cash or sell a portion of your portfolio to resolve the maintenance call.

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Unlike some companies, M1 charges no management fees. There are some miscellaneous fees for some services, which you can find here.

M1 Finance gives you flexibility with how you manage your money, but here are some things to keep in mind when taking out a loan with M1 Borrow.

  • The M1 Borrow base rate is variable and tracks the Federal Funds Rate. When the Federal Funds Rate goes up or down, the M1 Borrow base rate will follow.
  • If your portfolio value declines, your account can trigger a maintenance call and we may need to sell a portion of your portfolio to cover the loan.
  • If you use proceeds from an M1 Borrow loan to buy additional securities in your M1 Finance portfolio, the potential losses in your portfolio will be magnified. Learn more about these and other risks in our Margin Disclosure.

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your wealth today and tomorrow

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1 M1 Borrow available on margin accounts with at least $2,000 invested per account. Not all securities are available for M1 Borrow and the amount that may be borrowed against a security is subject to change without notice. Available margin amount(s) of M1 Borrow may require greater than $2,000 per Invest account. Not available for retirement, custodial, or trust accounts. Margin rates may vary.

2 Funds available in minutes in M1 Spend or M1 Invest accounts, available in 1-2 business days in external banks.