Lend your stocks Earn extra income

Earn extra income from stocks you already own with the Firstrade Securities Lending Income Program.
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What is Securities Lending Income Program?

The Securities Lending Income Program provides you with the opportunity to earn extra income on fully-paid shares of stock held in your cash account. While your shares are on loan, you will be paid an income that is accrued daily and credited to your account on a monthly basis.

Easy and automatic

When stocks in your account identified as in-demand by the stocks lending market, it will be loaned out automatically.

Earn extra income

You will immediately begin earning income on any shares that are loaned out. Earnings are accrued daily and credited to your account on a monthly basis.

Sell anytime

You retain full ownership of the securities you have on loan and may sell the shares at any time.

Ready to get started?

Login to your account to enroll instantly and start earning - it’s that easy! Once enrolled, all of your eligible stocks will be considered for lending based on market demand.

Frequently Asked Questions

Important Disclosures
There is no guarantee that your fully-paid shares will be loaned out.
You will receive cash payments in lieu of dividends.
The customer will lose the voting rights on loaned stocks.
Loans may be terminated at any time by Firstrade’s clearing firm.
The provisions of the Securities Investor Protection Act of 1970 may not protect you with respect to loaned stocks.
Loan incomes are taxed at ordinary 1099 income rates.