How do I know a maintenance margin call is issued by M1?

When we issue a maintenance margin call, you must deposit money or sell your securities to bring your account equity back up to the minimum maintenance margin in your M1 Individual/Joint Brokerage Account or Trust Account the Margin Loan is from.

When a maintenance call is issued, you will see the following message once you log in. 


M1 Finance account notification about an open maintenance call with learn more button

M1 will also send you an email notification when there is a margin call on your account. 

Learn what to do when a maintenance call is issued by M1.


If you have further questions, please contact us.


All investing involves risk, including the risk of losing the money you invest. Borrowing on margin can add to these risks, and you should review the M1 Margin Loan account risk disclosures before borrowing. M1 Margin Loan available on margin accounts with at least $2,000 invested. Not available for all account types including M1 Traditional IRA, M1 Roth IRA, M1 SEP IRA, M1 Custodial, and some M1 Trust Accounts. Margin Loan rates subject to change.

All examples above are for informational purposes and should not be considered an offer to buy or sell certain securities. M1 does not provide investment advice. 


M1 disclosures here.

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