What can I use M1 Borrow for?

You can use the M1 Borrow margin loan for any purpose. Two of the most common uses are: 

  • Increasing your buying power to make more investments beyond the cash you have on-hand 
  • Taking a margin loan to meet any other expenses without selling your investments 

Learn more about the benefits and risks of a margin loan.

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. 

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