Take control with Merrill Edge® Self-Directed by your side

Whether you’re an experienced investor or just getting started, Merrill Edge Self-Directed provides a personalized investing experience that gives you helpful guidance, insights and tools to confidently put your investing ideas into action.

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Guidance along the way

Invest on your own. Get guidance, tools and 24/7 support when you need it.

The right tools for you

Manage your accounts using tools equipped with customizable features to help you choose investments.

For investors looking for advanced trading capabilities, Merrill Edge MarketPro®, offers a customizable trading platform with real-time market analysis and insights.

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Insights and ideas

Access to BofA Global Research, CFRA (powered by S&P Global) and Morningstar for insightful, objective and in-depth research to help you make informed decisions.

Narrow your choices and simplify the process of choosing investments with preferred lists of stocks, mutual funds and ETFs.

More benefits with Preferred Rewards

Did you know your Merrill investment balances can help you earn Bank of America Preferred Rewards benefits? Members enjoy program benefits including credit card rewards bonuses, discounts on home and auto loans, select banking fee waivers and more.1

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Banking and investing connected

Simplify your financial life, anytime from anywhere—whether online or on your mobile device. With just one login, you can view, manage and instantly transfer funds between eligible Merrill investing and Bank of America banking accounts.2 Plus, with over 2,000 Bank of America® financial centers, you're always welcome to come in and meet with a Merrill Financial Solutions Advisor.

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there's more than one way to invest

Merrill Edge Self-Directed

Building your own portfolio with online tools is just one way you can invest with us. You may find you're interested in a different approach or want to take advantage of more than just one. Take a look and see.