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E-Trade vs. Scottrade: Which is Best For You?

March 15, 2017
Brokers, Investing, Investing Strategy
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E-Trade and Scottrade were once the names you thought of when you thought about online trading. Scottrade has since been absorbed by TD Ameritrade, so here’s a quick look at how these two brokers stack up.

Trade Fee

$0.00

$0.00

Account Minimum

$0

$0

Promotion

$100 to $2,500

$100 to $2,500

cash credit with a qualifying deposit

Trade Fee

$0.00

$0.00

Account Minimum

$0

$0

Promotion

Up to $600

Up to $600

cash credit with qualifying deposit

For more about each, see our E-Trade review and our TD Ameritrade review.

For a look at the wider landscape, check out our roundup of the best online brokers.