Author Archives: Madilyn Smith
In contrast to a traditional loan, a margin loan has many different aspects that can benefit its holder. Essentially, a margin loan allows you to borrow money through your brokerage account against securities you already own.
Investors tend to think margin loans are only taken to leverage an investment portfolio to purchase additional securities, but don’t realize this type of loan can be used to fulfill many other financing needs. Some investors may have sizeable wealth, but their money is tied up in less-liquid holdings such as retirement accounts, a home, or business venture. Read More