If you have large accounts with Fidelity, Schwab, TD Ameritrade, E*Trade, or Merrill Edge, you may be able to borrow at a very low interest rate.
TD Ameritrade gutted its commission-free ETFs list for the worse. This also made several HSA programs not so great any more.
If you buy ETFs, you need a brokerage account. In the old days, one way discount brokers made money was by paying you less on your idle cash in the sweep account. Vanguard paid the highest rate on its money market funds. Others paid less. In the low interest rate world, this difference went away. […]
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