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Does Merrill Edge have a custody fee?

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Does Merrill Edge charge a custody fee as of January 2024?

No, Merrill Edge does not charge a custody fee.

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Merrill Edge is a US-based broker owned by Bank of America (BofA). It is regulated by the top-tier SEC and FINRA; BofA is listed on the NYSE.

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What is a custody fee?

A custody fee is typically a percentage-based fee that some brokers charge for the safekeeping of certain assets, such as stocks, bonds or ETFs. The fee is calculated based on the value of the positions you are holding.

To learn more about Merrill Edge's fees and charges, read our article about Merrill Edge's fee structure.

If you are interested in Merrill Edge in general, check our comprehensive review.

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Nicole Conrad
Nicole Conrad

Nicole is a former intern content contributor for BrokerChooser. She came with experience and certification in Accounting, and pursued graduate studies in Economic Policy. Nicole wrote broker reviews to provide transparency for customers: highlighting brokers’ exceptional services and holding them accountable for questionable practices.

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