Vanguard gives it clients access to a wide array of investment tool and financial services. Not only that, but it also gives investors ownership of the company. To use its services, you must learn how to transfer funds to your Vanguard account. This article will teach you what you need to know.
Electronic bank transfers are the most convenient, common way of moving money between financial institutions. To use an electronic bank transfer to put money in your Vanguard account, you must link your bank and Vanguard accounts together. To link them, use these instructions:
To send money with an Electronic Bank Transfer, use these instructions:
You can send a wire transfer from your bank account to your Vanguard account without having to link the accounts first. However, it can take longer to process than an electronic bank transfer To send a wire transfer, use these instructions:
You can also write a check and mail it to put money into your Vanguard account. Use the same instructions as for making an Electronic Bank Transfer. However, you should replace step 7 with "Click on ‘I'll send a check to Vanguard'". Print the purchase form and mail it along with the check to the address you are given.
Make sure that the words "for deposit to account #" and your Vanguard account number is written in the memo line of the check.
Vanguard will not accept third-party checks, starter checks, post-dated checks, or traveler's checks.
If you have any questions or if you need help with the transfer, you can go to a Vanguard customer support representative for assistance. You can contact one on the help forum or by phone.
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