Money transfers timing

Deposits

External bank account to M1 Invest Account

This can take up to 1 business day.

External bank account to M1 High-Yield Savings Account or M1 High-Yield Cash Account

This can take up to 4 business days. 

Funds transferred into your Savings Account or Cash Account will be pending for 3 business days before they are made available.

You can see the available date of deposited funds by navigating to your Savings Account or Cash Account and selecting the recent transfer.

External bank account to Crypto Account

You will be immediately granted up to $5,000 of your pending deposit. The remainder will be credited to buying power when the transfer settles.

External bank account to M1 Personal Loan

Payments to M1 Personal Loans take up to 2-5 business days to complete.

 

Withdrawals, Margin Loan transfers, and internal transfers from M1 Invest Accounts are subject to the following:

Settlement period: Before any funds can be disbursed to our users, all sales must settle. Settlement occurs on T+2 (Trade Date plus two trading days). Funds take two trading days after their sale to be available for disbursement. 
Example: A withdrawal is requested on Thursday. Securities are sold on Friday and will generally settle on the following Tuesday.

Holding period: All new deposits to M1 Invest require a 6 business day holding period before they can be withdrawn to any external bank. After 6 business days, the transfer to your bank begins. 
Example: You deposit $500 into your account on Monday, the 1st of the month. A withdrawal of $100 after this will be held until Tuesday, the 9th, before the transfer to your bank begins.

All incoming ACAT transfers to M1 Invest require a 15 business day holding period before they can be withdrawn to any external bank or M1 High-Yield Savings Account. After 15 business days, the transfer begins. 

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations: All funds received from a banking institution can only be returned to that same bank for 60 days. For their first 60 days, funds received cannot be disbursed to a different bank than from where they originated.

 

Withdrawals

M1 Invest Account to external bank account

This can take between 2-5 business days. Funds will need to settle (see settlement period above) before the transfer can be initiated to your external bank account. Once the withdrawal request is completed in M1's systems, it can take up to 1 business day for the funds to be reflected by your bank account. These funds are subject to the settlement period, holding period, and AML regulation described above.

M1 High-Yield Savings Account or M1 High-Yield Cash Account to external bank account 

This takes between 1-2 business days from when your funds are available, or up to 6 business days.

Once the withdrawal request completes in M1's systems, it can take up to 1 business day for the funds to be reflected by your bank account.

Crypto Account to external bank account

This can take between 2-5 business days. Funds will need to settle (see settlement period above) before the transfer can be initiated to your external bank account. Once the withdrawal request is completed in M1's systems, it can take up to 1 business day for the funds to be reflected by your bank account. These funds are subject to the settlement period, holding period, and AML regulation described above.

M1 Margin Loan to external bank account

Borrowing to your external bank usually completes within 2-5 business days and is subject to the settlement period, holding period, and AML regulation described above.

M1 Personal Loan

M1 Personal Loan disbursements should take about 1-5 business days to complete.

 

Internal Transfers

M1 Invest Account to M1 Margin Loan

This can take up to 5 business days. Funds will need to settle (see settlement period above) before they can be used to pay down your M1 Margin Loan.  

M1 Individual Brokerage Accounts to an M1 High-Yield Savings Account or M1 High-Yield Cash Account

Transfers from an Invest Account to a Savings Account or Cash Account follow standard transfer timing rules, including trade settlement and transfer settlement periods

M1 High-Yield Savings Account or M1 High-Yield Cash Account to M1 Individual Brokerage Accounts

Transferring funds from M1 Savings or M1 Cash Account to an M1 Individual Brokerage Account is nearly instant.

M1 Margin Loan to M1 Invest Account

When you transfer borrowed funds within the same Invest Account, the trade will go through during the next trading window. 

Example: You’re using a $500 line of credit in your Individual Brokerage Account and want to invest that $500 into that same account. Once you place a manual buy order, it will be invested during the next trading window. 

Borrowing to a different M1 Invest Account requires the usual withdrawal timing. This usually completes within 2-5 business days and is subject to the settlement period, holding period, and AML regulation described above. 

Example: You’re using a $500 line of credit in your M1 Individual Brokerage Account –ABC and want to invest that $500 into your M1 Joint Brokerage Account -XYZ. Once you place a manual buy order, it will be invested during the next trading window (subject to settlement period, holding period, and AML regulation). 

M1 Margin Loan to M1 High-Yield Savings Account or M1 High-Yield Cash Account

This usually completes within 2-5 business days and is subject to the settlement period, holding
period, and AML regulation described above.

 

Note on transfers:

Pending Transfers: M1 only allows for a single pending transfer at a time. Once your transfer has been completed or, if possible, cancelled, you can initiate a new transfer request. Initiating more than one transfer at a time may cause a delay.

To cancel your pending transfer:

  1. Navigate to the Home screen
  2. Select “All transfers”
  3. Select your pending transfer and cancel

Please note: Your pending transfer will be cancelled on a best efforts basis. If your transfer is too far along in the process, you will not be able to cancel.

Trading Days: Starting on 7/1/2020, M1's morning trade window will begin at 9:30am EST every day the NYSE market is open. This is every weekday except for the NYSE holidays.

Holidays: Market holidays and banking holidays do not count as business days.

 

M1 is not a bank. M1 Spend is a wholly-owned operating subsidiary of M1 Holdings Inc. M1 High-Yield Savings Accounts are furnished by B2 Bank, NA, Member FDIC.

M1 High-Yield Cash Account(s) is an investment product offered by M1 Finance, LLC, an SEC registered broker-dealer, Member FINRA / SIPC. M1 is not a bank and M1 High-Yield Cash Accounts are not a checking or savings account. The purpose of this account is to invest in securities, and an open M1 Investment account is required to participate in the M1 High-Yield Cash Account. All investing involves risk, including the risk of losing the money you invest.

 


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