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Vanguard Brokerage Services®—investments beyond Vanguard mutual funds 


A Vanguard Brokerage account can simplify your investing life. You can invest with us, manage your money, and access Vanguard ETFs®, stocks, bonds, CDs, and mutual funds and ETFs from other fund companies all in one place—while enjoying our renowned service. And if you have substantial Vanguard fund assets, you can qualify for commission-free and discounted trades.*

With a Vanguard Brokerage account, you can:

Trade conveniently
  • Online.
  • By phone through an associate.
Manage your money efficiently
  • Earn interest between trades because your account is linked to a low-cost money market settlement fund.
  • Use AutoBroker®, our automated telephone service, to get real-time quotes, check account balances and order statuses, and create watch lists to track securities.
  • Get unlimited checkwriting, online bill payment, and a Visa® Gold debit card by opening a VanguardAdvantage® account (for investors who qualify).
  • Simplify your recordkeeping with cost basis accounting.
Get tools to be a more confident investor
  • Free e-mail alerts with the latest market news and data about stocks or mutual funds that you're tracking.
  • Stock screener that helps you narrow the field of more than 8,000 securities.
  • Fixed Income Trade Desk to help you find fixed income investments that are right for you.
Add features for advanced traders

Tax-free transfers

In most cases, mutual funds from other companies, stocks, and bonds can be transferred to Vanguard "in-kind." With an in-kind transfer, the securities move without being sold. That means you can consolidate your assets at Vanguard without triggering capital gains taxes.

All investments are subject to risk. Bonds and bond funds have interest rate risk, the risk of issuer default, and inflation risk.


Invest now

Open a brokerage account online
Transfer securities to Vanguard

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* Trading limits, fund expenses, and minimum investments may apply. See the Vanguard Brokerage Services commission and fee schedules for full details.

Vanguard Brokerage Services is a division of Vanguard Marketing Corporation, member FINRA.

An investment in a money market fund is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. Although a money market fund seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1 per share, it is possible to lose money by investing in such a fund.


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