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Investment education resources for different levels of investors

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Account Transfer

IN TRANSFER FEE REBATES2

When you switch to us from another broker


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Wire Transfer

WIRE TRANSFER FEE REBATE3

When you wire funds from your bank


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Refer A Friend

FOR EACH FRIEND YOU REFER4

Your friend qualifies for our current promotion


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Terms & Conditions

  1. Free Trade & Cash Rewards Promotion

    Offer valid for new Individual, Joint or IRA Firstrade account opened from 9/19/2017 to 12/31/2017 and funded within 30 days of account opening with $2,000 or more. You must use promo code “CASH2017” when opening the account.

    To receive 500 Free Commission Trades, the account must be funded with $2,000 or more.

    To receive $100 Cash Rewards + 500 Free Commission Trades, the account must be funded with $25,000 or more.

    To receive $200 Cash Rewards + 500 Free Commission Trades, the account must be funded with $50,000 or more.

    To receive $300 Cash Rewards + 500 Free Commission Trades, the account must be funded with $100,000 or more.

    This offer only applies to initial funding. 500 Free Commission Trades consist of a maximum value of $2.95 per online equity trade of stock/ETF priced at $1.00 or higher. Option contract charges, along with exercise and assignment fees still apply. Free Commission Trades are applied to your account one business day after the funding date and are valid for 60 days. The Cash Rewards will be credited to your Firstrade account after funding.

    Eligible accounts include non-retirement (Individual or Joint) or Firstrade IRA (Rollover IRA, Traditional IRA, Roth IRA, SEP-IRA, Simple IRA, ESA Education Planning) accounts.

    Offer is not valid on Partnerships, Corporate, Investment Clubs and Custodial Accounts. This offer is not transferable and not valid with internal transfers, current Firstrade accounts, or with other offers. Limit one offer per account type. The account must remain open for 12 months with the minimum funding or assets required for participating in the offer, or Firstrade may charge the account for the cash and commission credits awarded to the account. Firstrade reserves the right to restrict or revoke this offer at any time. Original shareholders depositing share certificates do not qualify. Void where prohibited.

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

    All investments involve risk, including 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. Options involve risk and 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 are subject to Firstrade's review and approval. Please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options before investing in options.

    This is not an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction where Firstrade is not authorized to conduct securities transactions.

  2. Account Transfer Fee Rebate

    This offer applies to Firstrade regular investment accounts and IRAs (Traditional IRA, Roth IRA, and Rollover IRA), excluding Partnership, Corporate, Investment Club, ESA Education Planning Account, and Custodial Accounts.

    The account must remain open for 12 months with the minimum funding or assets required for participating in the offer — if your account assets fall below $2,500 due to withdrawals or outgoing transfers, Firstrade may reverse the transfer rebate at the time of withdrawal.

    Offer valid from 01/09/2017 to 12/31/2017.

    Firstrade reserves the right at its sole discretion to terminate this offer without prior notice. This is not an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction where Firstrade is not authorized to conduct securities transactions.

  1. Wire Transfer Fee Rebate

    To qualify for this offer, the wire transfer must be at least $25,000. Offer valid for individual and joint investment accounts only.

    We will rebate the cost associated with transferring funds via wire from your financial institution to Firstrade, up to $25/wire and a maximum of 4 rebates per month. Rebate claims must be submitted online through your Firstrade account within 30 calendar days after receipt of the wired funds. Eligible credits are posted within 30 days from the online submission.

    Deposits must be maintained in the account for at least 12 months, or the credit may be reversed. All values are in U.S. Dollars. Incoming account transfers, personal checks, bank/teller checks, and ACH transfers are excluded from this offer. These terms are effective starting 2/1/2014. Firstrade reserves the right to reject a rebate. Firstrade reserves the right to modify or terminate this offer without prior notice.

    This is not an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction where Firstrade is not authorized to conduct securities transaction.

  2. Refer A Friend

    Referral must be entered through the Refer-a-Friend webpage. The referee must open a new Firstrade account by clicking on the link in the refer a friend email notification, deposit $2,000 (or transfer assets from another brokerage firm with market value of $2,000) within the first 30 days of opening the new account and execute at least one equity (stock) or options trade within 30 days from the initial deposit date.

    Referral Credit Payment Terms: Once the referee deposits the qualifying $2,000 deposit, s/he will qualify for the new account special offer. Fixed income and mutual fund orders are excluded from the commission-free trade offer. Eligible $50.00 credits are posted to the account after the referee's account funding and qualifying equity trade. Referral credits and the initial deposit must be maintained in the account for a minimum of 12 months. Otherwise, the credits may be reversed if the initial deposit is withdrawn or the account is closed or transferred. The referee may elect to opt-out of the offer and no referral credit will be issued under this circumstance. Both the referrer and the referee must maintain accounts in good standing. Accounts with prior special arrangements with Firstrade do not qualify. These terms are effective starting from 12/15/2011. This offer is valid for Firstrade individual or joint investment accounts only. IRAs, both referrer and referee, Partnership, Corporate, Investment Club, ESA Education Planning Account, and Custodial Accounts are not eligible. Firstrade reserves the right to void a referral, without prior notice. Limit one offer per household.

    This is not an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction where Firstrade is not authorized to conduct securities transaction.

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Online trading has inherent risk due to system response and access times that may vary due to market conditions, system performance, and other factors. An investor should understand these and additional risks before trading. Carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. All investments involve risk and losses may exceed the principal invested. Past performance of a security, industry, sector, market, or financial product does not guarantee future results or returns. Firstrade is a discount broker that provides self-directed investors with brokerage services, and does not make recommendations or offer investment, financial, legal or tax advice.

Options trading involves risk and is not suitable for all investors. Options trading privileges are subject to Firstrade review and approval. Please review the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options brochure before you begin trading options.

Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses of a mutual fund or ETF carefully before investing. Leveraged and Inverse ETFs may not be suitable for long-term investors and may increase exposure to volatility through the use of leverage, short sales of securities, derivatives and other complex investment strategies. A mutual fund or ETF prospectus contains this and other information and can be obtained by emailing service@firstrade.com.

Margin trading involves interest charges and risks, including the potential to lose more than deposited or the need to deposit additional collateral in a falling market. The Margin Disclosure Statement and Agreement (PDF) is available for download, and contains information on our lending policies, interest charges, and the risks associated with margin accounts.

*Online market and limit stock trades are $2.95 for stocks priced $1 and above. Add $0.005 per share on the entire order for stocks priced less than $1.00. Online option trades are $2.95 plus 50 cents per option contract. See our Pricing page for detailed pricing of all security types offered at Firstrade. All prices listed are subject to change without notice.

Any specific securities, or types of securities, used as examples are for demonstration purposes only. None of the information provided should be considered a recommendation or solicitation to invest in, or liquidate, a particular security or type of security.

This is not an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction where Firstrade is not authorized to conduct securities transaction.

System response and access times may vary due to market conditions, system performance, and other factors.