Merrill Lynch - Open Account

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We offer a range of accounts

General Investing

Cash Management Account

An investment account that lets you trade and research mutual funds, stocks, fixed income and other securities, while providing check-writing, online bill payment, and a deferred debit card. More info » 


Roth IRA

A retirement account where contributions are made after-tax, and earnings grow tax free for those who qualify. More info » 

Traditional IRA

A retirement account that combines tax deferral with the potential for tax deductible contributions. More info » 

Rollover IRA

A retirement account designed to receive assets transferred from a previous employer’s 401k or 403b. More info » 


A retirement plan specifically designed for self-employed individuals and small business owners. More info »  

NextGen College Investing Plan®

The plan is a Section 529 plan established by the State of Maine, and is available to anyone, age 18 or older, regardless of residency, income, or age of the beneficiary. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated is the program manager, underwriter and distributor. Learn more about 529 plans »

Custodial (UGMA/UTMA) Account

An investment account setup on behalf of a minor and managed by a parent or guardian. More info »

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