For those planning to leave their job or already left, you are probably doing a rollover or transfer your IRA into a brokerage account from your employer sponsored 401k plan. Many people chose to rollover your 401k into a brokerage IRA at a discount online brokerage such as ETrade, because of their low fees and commissions on transactions. These accounts provide you with the maximum flexibility for investing. However, it now comes with bonuses up to $600 depending on the deposit amount.
OptionsHouse – $600 cash bonus when you fund with a minimum of $250,000 and use promo code ROLL600. With no maintenance fees, no minimum trade requirements, and trades are just $3.95 per trade, it’s one of the best highly ranked brokerage accounts. The interface screen is very clean and professional: the main screen consists of your account summary, quote look-up, order statuses, positions, and detailed information on particular securities.
E*TRADE – a top-notch, innovative online discount brokerage that has pioneered the industry with their superior tools for investing and related banking solutions, outstanding customer service, and ease of use for investors. They are now offering free trades for 60 days and up to $600 in cash credit for signing up. At a competitive price of $9.99 per trade, it promises to empower individuals to take control of their financial futures, provides the effective products, intuitive tools, and professional services needed to meet your investing goals.
Merrill Edge – Rollover or transfer your IRA to a new Merrill Edge IRA by April 15, 2012 and receive up to $500 in your account. With robust online tools and resources, BofA Merrill Lynch help you feel more confident in your investment decisions. You get up to 30 $0 online equity and ETF trades per month, or $6.95 flat pricing without any trade or balance requirements and no annual account fee.
TD Ameritrade – receive up to $600 bonus when you fund with $250K by 2/29/2012. You’ll gain access to all of the trading tools, guidance, and resources that come with being a TD Ameritrade client. Open an account today and you’ll enjoy low, straightforward pricing and knowledgeable support when you need it.
Charles Schwab – Get $600 bonus when you roll over into a Schwab IRA by April 17, 2012, to qualify for a bonus award. It offers no account service fees. Opening and maintaining a Schwab IRA account is free of charge. There are no inactivity fees and receive a complimentary consultation with a Schwab investment professional. Schwab gives you a full range of investment options, including mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), bonds, stocks, and more. More importantly, your Rollover Consultant will assist you with paperwork and transfers.
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