TradeKing is offering seven signup promotions. See the review of TradeKing for the honest experience I’ve had with them. I’ve been with TradeKing for approximately five years now. I like their customer service and cost-per-trade. If you currently aren’t a customer, or if you are unsatisfied with your existing discount broker, now might be the time to switch. TradeKing’s offers have been updated for 2016.
TradeKing offers low-cost commissions ($4.95 per trade) and great customer service. They have a wide range of investing tools available and a comprehensive online education center. Here is the list of current promotions they’re offering. Click on one of the links to jump down to that section on the page.
- TradeKing $200 Signup Bonus
- $100 in Free Trades with No Minimum Deposit (New)
- TradeKing $1,000 in Free Trade Commissions
- Switch To TradeKing And Get Up To $150 Back
- $25 Repayment For Wire Transfer Fees
- TradeKing $50 Refer-A-Friend
- TradeKing Advisors – Start with $500 to Invest
TradeKing $200 Signup Bonus
TradeKing is offering a $200 sign-up bonus to celebrate their 10 year anniversary. This is double what TradeKing normally offers. Otherwise, this is similar to other promotions they’ve had previously. Unfortunately, this offer isn’t available for retirement accounts. This promotion ends December 31, 2015.
Terms and Conditions:
To qualify for this promo, you must create a new account and deposit more than $3,000. You must fund your account within 30 days of opening the account and perform three trades within 90 days to qualify. No promotion code is needed, but you need to click on the special offer link above. This offer is only available for US residents and only one offer per household. You must keep $3,000 at least (minus any trading losses) for a minimum of six months. Check with TradeKing as other restrictions may apply.
$100 in Free Trades with No Minimum Deposit (New)
TradeKing is offering $100 in free trades for anyone who signs up. Unlike most brokerage offers, this one requires no deposit minimum! There’s no hidden fees in this offer. Each trade with TradeKing costs $4.95, so with this promotion you get a 20 trades for free. This promotion ends June 30, 2016.
Terms and Conditions:
The trades must be done within 100 days of funding the new account, and must fund the account within 30 days of opening the account. Exercise and assignment fees still apply. You will not receive cash compensation for any unused free trade commissions. Please visit their web site for more details.
TradeKing $1,000 in Free Trade Commissions
This offer is available to new customers and you need to deposit $10,000. You must enter the promo code to get the credit. You have free trades available are available for 60 days.
Switch to TradeKing and Get Up to $150 Back
When leaving other discount brokers, some charge an exit fee. TradeKing understands this issue and wants to make the process easy and painless. To qualify for this promotion, you must be transferring at least $2,500 in assets. Here’s how to get your refund of your fees in six simple steps:
- Create a new account with TradeKing
- Print, fill out, and sign the Account Transfer Form.
- Email, fax or send via postal mail the transfer form to TradeKing. Include the most recent statement of your old brokerage.
- Print, fill out and sign the Transfer Reimbursement Form.
- Email, fax or send via postal mail the transfer reimbursement form to TradeKing. Include proof of an exit fee charge.
$25 Repayment for Wire Transfer Fees
When you fund your account via a wire transfer, you’ll get reimbursed from TradeKing. To get a refund of your wire transfer fee, you must make a deposit of at least $5,000. This promo is not available for retirement accounts. To get in on this offer you must select the last offer on TradeKing’s promotion web page.
TradeKing $50 Refer-A-Friend
Get $50 when an existing TradeKing customer refers you. I am a customer of TradeKing and love their service, so I’m more than happy to refer new customers to them. The requirement is you must deposit at least $3,000 into your trading account and make three trades within 90 days. For more details please review their fine print. To qualify for this offer, you must click on the special link below.
TradeKing Advisors – Start with $500 to Invest
TradeKing’s brand new service called TradeKing Advisors, is a new robo-advisor service that manages your portfolio for you. TradeKing Advisors has lowered their minimum requirements from $5,000 for the Core Account and $25,000 for the Momentum Account. Now they are $500 and $5,000, respectively.
- Core Account – $500 minimum deposit
- Momentum Account – $5,000 minimum deposit