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How do I buy a brokered CD?

To speak with a Vanguard representative: Call 877-662-7447 and say "Buy CD" when prompted.

Step 1

Within the My Accounts tab, navigate to Buy & Sell. On the Buy & Sell landing page, select the Buy CDs link.

Step 2

If you have more than one account, you’ll need to select the account you want to use for your purchase. Click the button next to the account and click CONTINUE.

Step 3

Next, select the length maturity from the Select CD maturity dropdown menu and click CONTINUE.

Step 4

Select a bank from the list of banks offering CDs and click CONTINUE.

Step 5

Next, provide the amount you want to invest by typing in the amount directly or using the up/down arrow. Then, select the CONTINUE button.

Step 6

Review the details of your order before you submit it. When you’re ready to proceed with your purchase, click SUBMIT CD PURCHASE.

You’ll be taken to a Confirmation screen that shows a summary of your order. You’ll notice an order confirmation number at the top of the summary.

This example is for illustrative purposes only and is not a recommendation to buy or sell a particular security. Brokerage assets are held by Vanguard Brokerage Services, a division of Vanguard Marketing Corporation, member FINRA and SIPC.

All investing is subject to risk, including the possible loss of the money you invest.