Award winning TD Ameritrade has been rated #1 in research, customer service, and education from Barron’s. TD Ameritrade is currently offering two promotional offers. See our previous TD Ameritrade review for more information about the discount brokerage firm. TD Ameritrade is part of TD Bank.
TD Ameritrade offers great discount broker services such as guidance and 24/7 support, objective 3rd party research, straightforward pricing, and powerful investing and trading tools. Click on one of the following links to jump down to that section.
Free Trades for 60 days, and up to $600 cash
With TD Ameritrade you can get FREE trades for 60 days and up to $600 in cash. To qualify, all you need to deposit is at least $25,000.00. The promotion is valid until September 30th, 2014. This offer is valid only for new customers. The funding must come from a non TD Ameritrade account as well.
This offer is available for individual, joint, or IRA accounts. To qualify with an IRA, you, of course, must transfer from an existing brokerage with over $25,000.
Within 60 days of opening your account, deposit the amount to qualify for that promotion. After the deposit, you’ll be able to make commission-free Internet equity or option trades within 24 hours, and the cash bonus will appear in your account within three to five business days. Qualified commission-free Internet equity, ETF, or options orders will be limited to a maximum of 500 trades.
The cash bonus is available if you deposit these amounts:
|Open Account||Cash Bonus|
|$250,000 or more||$600|
|$100,000 – $249,999||$300|
|$25,000 – $99,999||$100|
For terms and conditions, please visit their web site.
Free Investor Education Promotion
When you open an account with TD Ameritrade, you’ll get $499 worth of education for free. You need to deposit at least $2,000. You then receive Investools Investing Foundation Program for a limited time. This promotion is valid only for individual and joint accounts. It appears retirement accounts do not qualify.
With this promo, you get from Investools:
- Free access to online course, workshops and coaching for 90 days
- Free access to Investor Toolbox and community for 90 days
- Free access to one-on-one coaching for 30 days
In addition, you get discounts for more advanced training and events from Investools. This offer ends December 31st, 2014.