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There's more than one way to invest with Merrill
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With Merrill, you get straightforward advice and guidance. We have the tools, the people and the know-how to help you create a personalized strategy to pursue your goals.  

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Personalized advice and guidance 

You choose how you want to work with us, knowing you have access to a full range of solutions as your life and needs evolve.

 

Merrill Edge®
Self-Directed

A personalized investing experience that gives you helpful guidance, insights and tools to confidently put your investing ideas into action.

 

Access to BofA Global
Research and insights3

Merrill
Guided Investing

A goals-based investment advisory program with investment portfolios built, rebalanced1 and monitored by Merrill investment professionals, with the option to work with an advisor.2

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Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Work one-on-one with your dedicated advisor team who will help you build a comprehensive financial strategy designed to help grow and preserve your wealth.

Online and mobile investing tools

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Access to BofA Global Research and insights3

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Customizable trading platform

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Full range of stocks, ETFs, mutual funds, options and bonds

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Investment portfolios managed by Merrill professionals2

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Establish goals online and receive a recommended investment strategy

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Advisor helps you establish goals and determine your investment strategy

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Dedicated advisor team offers a wide range of investing solutions

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Dedicated advisor team may provide custom planning for key aspects of your financial life

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Investment minimum

No minimum

$1,000

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$20,000

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Generally $250,000

Pricing

Unlimited $0 online stock, ETF and option trades with no trade or balance minimums. Options contract and other fees may apply.*

0.45% annual program fee.** Other fees may apply.***

 

Qualify for discounted pricing with Preferred Rewards.4

0.45% annual program fee.** Other fees may apply.*** Qualify for discounted pricing with Preferred Rewards.

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0.85% annual program fee.** Other fees may apply.***

 

Qualify for discounted pricing with Preferred Rewards.4

0.85% annual program fee.** Other fees may apply.*** Qualify for discounted pricing with Preferred Rewards.

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Customized for you.5

 

Here's what industry experts are saying

    

  • Bank of America received the 2019 Catalyst award for focusing on being a great place to work for women and advancing the economic empowerment of women around the world.6

  • Merrill had the most financial advisors on Financial Times 2020 Top 401 Retirement Advisers list for the fourth consecutive year--Financial Times, October, 2020 7

  • Merrill Edge Self-Directed was named the Best Broker for Customer Service in 2020, according to Investopedia.8

  • Merrill Edge Self-Directed ranked No.1 for User Experience, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance –Best Online Brokers 2020, 2019 9

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