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

 When we issue a maintenance margin call, you must deposit money in your brokerage margin account or sell your securities to bring your account equity back up to the minimum maintenance margin.  

When a maintenance call is issued, you will see the following message once you log in to your M1 account. 


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 learn more before borrowing. M1 Borrow available on margin accounts with at least $2,000 invested. Not available for all account types including retirement, custodial and some trust accounts. Margin 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. 


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