OptionsHouse is currently offering seven great promotions. For a trader’s experience on their platform, see our recent OptionsHouse review. In the 2013 Barron’s Broker Survey, OptionsHouse was rated very well. From the survey, they got 4.5 stars out of 5 for best options traders, the same as 2012, and 2011. Their commissions are also some of the lowest in the industry, at $3.95 per stock trade.
Which OptionHouse promotion is right for you? Pick from one of the following promotions:
- 150 Commission-Free Trades for 30 Days (New)
- Trade Free for 60 Days Offer
- IRA Promotion
- Earn 10,000 MileagePlus Award Miles from United
- Get A Free Google Nexus 7
- Get A Free Kindle Fire HDX
- Wall Street Journal Promotion
Then enter the promotional code during the ordering process.
1. 150 Commission-Free Trades for 30 Days (New)
You’ll be able to get up to 150 commission-free trades from OptionsHouse for 30 days. The offer ends December 31st, 2014. This promotion is available for IRA accounts.
New accounts receive 150 commission-free trades for stock or option trades executed within 30 days of funding the new account. You will not receive cash compensation for any unused free trade commissions. A deposit of $5,000 is needed to qualify for this offer.
2. OptionsHouse Trade Free for 60 Days Offer
You get this offer from OptionsHouse by putting $5,000 into a new account. You’ll be able to get up to 100 commission-free trades. The offer ends December 31st, 2014.
New accounts receive 100 commission-free trades for stock or option trades executed within 60 days of funding the new account. You will not receive cash compensation for any unused free trade commissions.
3. OptionsHouse IRA Promotion
Open a new Roth, Traditional, SEP IRA, or rollover an existing 401(k) to OptionsHouse. You’ll get 100 commission free trades, and OptionsHouse will also pay up to $125 in transfer fees. The account does not have any setup fees, annual fees, maintenance fees, or low balance fees. The promotion is set to expire December 31st, 2014.
4. Earn 10,000 MileagePlus Award Miles from United (New)
Open a traditional, perform ten trades and you’ll get 10,000 MileagePlus award miles from United. You must fund your account with $5,000 within 30 days of opening the account.
It appears you must already be a valid MileagePlus member. You can enroll on the United web site and is recommended you do this first. The offer ends December 31st, 2014.
5. OptionsHouse Free Google Nexus 7 Promotion
This is similar to the Kindle Fire HDX promotion listed below. You need to make 15 trades in a new account. You must perform the trades within 90 days of opening the account and deposit $10,000. New customers only qualify for this promo code. The promotion is not available for retirement accounts including, among others, IRA, Roth IRA, SEP, and SIMPLE accounts; 401(k) and 403(b) workplace retirement plans; UTMAs and UGMAs; fiduciary accounts (including custodial accounts, estate accounts); college investment trust accounts; and 529 college savings plan accounts.
It’s not clear in the promotion which model they are offering, but from the terms and conditions it is Google’s $300 model. If this is true, this Nexus 7 model comes with 32GB of RAM. This offer ends December 31st, 2014.
6. OptionsHouse Free Kindle Fire HDX Promotion
Open and fund an account, make 15 trades, and you’ll get a free Kindle Fire HD. You must perform the trades within 90 days of opening the account and must deposit $10,000. This offer is only available to new customers. You have until December 31st, 2014 to get in on this offer.
Based upon the details I’m not sure exactly which Kindle Fire HDX is offered, but according to Amazon the cheapest version retails for $244.00. For more rules and details, please click on the link below.
7. OptionsHouse WSJ Promotion
OptionsHouse just announced a new promotion offering a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) online subscription free for one year. How much this is worth? The WSJ typically costs around $300 for a 12-month subscription.