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Account Minimum Information
Cash Account No minimum $2,000
Margin Account N/A $2,000
Retirement Account (IRA) No minimum $1,000
Commission Schedule - Online Trades
Market Order $4 per ShareBuilder purchase transaction (made Tuesdays). $15.95 for Real-time market orders. $10.99
Limit Order $19.95 $10.99
Commission Schedule - Touchtone Phone Trades
Market Order N/A $14.99
Limit Order N/A $14.99
Commission Schedule - Broker Assisted Trades
Market Order N/A $24.99
Limit Order N/A $29.99
Fee Schedule
Maintenance Fees None $15/quarter
Transfer Fees $10 per security ($50 maximum) $50 (Transfer Out Full non-IRA)
$25 (Transfer Out Partial or IRA)
IRA Custodian Fees None $25
Extras
Compatible with Quicken/MS Money No Yes
ATM and Cecking No Yes
Local Offices No No
Dividend Reinvestment Yes Yes
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