Ready to make your money work harder for you? Whether you have a brokerage account elsewhere or don't have one yet, here's why you should open one now at TD Ameritrade.

Straightforward Pricing

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Straightforward pricing

Get a great value, with our free tools, research and support. We don't have account minimums, maintenance fees, or any other unexpected fees, and all internet equity trades are only $6.95. Regardless of how much is in your account, or how much you trade, the price always stays the same.

Objective 3rd party research

Make educated decisions and get more control of your investment plan with research from third-party experts, like S&P Capital IQ, Morningstar Associates® and MarketEdge®. You'll also have access to unique reports like ResearchTeam, which uses algorithmic theory to consolidate expert recommendations from 5 highly-valued third-party research providers and then issues a single consolidated ranking.

Knowledgeable support

Have questions? We're here to help with 24/7 account support. Call us, email us, or stop by one of more than 100 branches nationwide. In addition, our specialists can answer virtually any type of investment question you may have, from fixed income products to retirement accounts, trading and more.

Easy-to-use tools

Use our free, powerful research and trading tools, whether you're just starting out or an advanced investor. Spot potential market opportunities in real time, then seize them when the moment is right. Download our thinkorswim® platform to your desktop or access the web-based Trade Architect®. Or use TD Ameritrade Mobile apps for your mobile device.

Great Investment choices

Our extensive array of investment choices includes stocks, bonds, CDs, futures and forex, and options. Get access to 100+ commission-free ETFs, objectively researched and compiled by the experts at Morningstar Associates® and more than 1700 no-load, no-transaction-fee mutual funds.

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Carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. A prospectus, obtained by calling 800-669-3900, contains this and other important information about an investment company. Read carefully before investing.

ETFs are baskets of securities that may track a sector-specific, country-specific, or a narrow/broad-market index. ETFs trade on an exchange like a stock. ETFs are subject to risk similar to those of their underlying securities, including, but not limited to, market, sector, or industry risks, and those regarding short-selling and margin account maintenance.

Options are not suitable for all investors as the special risks inherent to options trading may expose investors to potentially rapid and substantial losses. Options trading privileges subject to TD Ameritrade review and approval. Please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options before investing in options.

The 15 minute time frame to open an IRA applies to normal situations and may not reflect the time needed for all users to read all disclosure documents, which should be done. Account funding must be completed in order for trading to begin.

Offer valid for one new Individual, Joint or IRA TD Ameritrade account opened by 04/30/2017 and funded within 60 calendar days of account opening with $3,000 or more. To receive $100 bonus, account must be funded with $25,000- $49,999. To receive $200 bonus, account must be funded with $50,000-$99,999. To receive $500 bonus, account must be opened with $100,000-$249,999. To receive $1000 bonus, account must be funded with $250,000 or more. Offer is not valid on tax-exempt trusts, 401k accounts, Keogh plans, Profit Sharing Plan, or Money Purchase Plan. Offer is not transferable and not valid with internal transfers, accounts managed by TD Ameritrade Investment Management, LLC, TD Ameritrade Institutional accounts, current TD Ameritrade accounts or with other offers. Qualified commission-free Internet equity, ETF or options orders will be limited to a maximum of 300 and must execute within 90 calendar days of account funding. Contract, exercise, and assignment fees still apply. Limit one offer per client. Account value of the qualifying account must remain equal to, or greater than, the value after the net deposit was made (minus any losses due to trading or market volatility or margin debit balances) for 12 months, or TD Ameritrade may charge the account for the cost of the offer at its sole discretion. (Offer Code 277)

TD Ameritrade reserves the right to restrict or revoke this offer at any time. This is not an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction where we are not authorized to do business. Please allow 3-5 business days for any cash deposits to post to account. Taxes related to TD Ameritrade offers are your responsibility. Retail values totaling $600 or more during the calendar year will be included in your consolidated Form 1099. Please consult a legal or tax advisor for the most recent changes to the U.S. tax code and for rollover eligibility rules.

To trade commission-free ETFs, you must be enrolled in the program. Eligible ETFs purchased commission-free must be held for at least 30 days. If you sell an ETF within 30 days of being purchased commission-free, a short-term trading fee will apply. Morningstar Associates, LLC is a registered investment advisor and wholly owned subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. The commission-free ETFs selected by Morningstar Associates have been derived from a universe of ETFs made available through TD Ameritrade, a universe which does not include all ETFs available in the marketplace. Both the universe of ETFs defined by TD Ameritrade and the commission-free ETFs selected by Morningstar Associates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Morningstar Associates does not warrant this information to be accurate, complete or timely. Morningstar Associates is not responsible for any damages or losses arising from the use of this information. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Particular commission-free ETFs may not be appropriate investments for you under your circumstances, and there may be other ETFs or investment options offered by TD Ameritrade that are more suitable. Morningstar Associates may have more favorable opinions of certain ETFs which are not included in the universe of ETFs made available through TD Ameritrade. The Morningstar selections were based on qualitative factors and quantitative analysis conducted by Morningstar Associates. Neither Morningstar Associates nor Morningstar, Inc. is affiliated with TD Ameritrade and its affiliates. Morningstar, the Morningstar logo,, Morningstar Tools are either trademark or service marks of Morningstar, Inc.

TD Ameritrade does not charge platform, maintenance or inactivity fees. Commissions, service fees and exception fees still apply. Please review our commission schedule and rates and fees schedule for details.

Trades executed in multiple market lots on the same trading day are charged a single commission. Trades partially executed over multiple trading days are subject to commission charges for each trading day.

Mobile leadership claim based on analysis of publicly available competitor data concerning number of mobile users and daily average revenue trade levels.

All investments involve risks, including the loss of principal invested. Past performance of a security does not guarantee future results or success.

Market volatility, volume and system availability may delay account access and trade executions.

TD Ameritrade is not responsible for third-party information or services. Names and logos displayed are the property of their respective owners.

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