Joining E*TRADE just got extra rewarding!

Get up to $3,000 plus 60 days of commission-free trades
when you open an account.

Choose your account type:

Brokerage      Retirement

E*TRADE credits and offers may be subject to US withholding taxes and reporting at retail value. Taxes related to these credits and offers are the customer's responsibility. Cash credits for Individual Retirement Accounts are treated as earnings for tax purposes.

Here's how to get your commission-free trades:

  • Account must be funded within 60 days of account open with funds from outside of E*TRADE.
  • Deposit at least $10,000 into your new account.
  • You will receive up to 500 commission-free stock and options trades executed within 60 days of the deposited funds being made available for investment in the new account (excluding options contract fees).
  • You will pay commissions of $6.95 for your first 29 stock or options trades (plus 75¢ per options contract) and $4.95 thereafter up to 500 stock or options trades (plus 50¢ per options contract).
  • Your account will be credited for the commissions within a week of the executed trade.
  • You will not receive cash compensation for any unused commission-free trades.
  • Stock plan account transactions are subject to separate commission schedule.

Here's how to get your cash credit:

Cash credits for eligible deposits or transfers of new funds or securities are shown in the chart below. The credit will appear in your account within one week of the close of the 60-day window, as follows:


Deposit or Transfer

$3,000 + commission-free trades $1,000,000+
$1,500 + commission-free trades $500,000–$999,999
$700 + commission-free trades $250,000–$499,999
$400 + commission-free trades $100,000–$249,999
$250 + commission-free trades $25,000–$99,999
Only commission-free trades $10,000–$24,999

More important information

Offer valid for one new E*TRADE Securities account and excludes E*TRADE Futures, E*TRADE Bank, and E*TRADE Savings Bank accounts. Other restrictions may apply.

New funds or securities must: be deposited or transferred within 60 days of enrollment in offer, be from accounts outside of E*TRADE, and remain in the account (minus any trading losses) for a minimum of six months or the cash credit may be surrendered. Multiple deposits made to eligible accounts will be aggregated and will receive a credit on a pro-rata basis once the new account has been funded with at least $10,000. Non-retirement assets will not be combined with retirement assets for aggregation purposes.

Promotion is limited to one account per User ID and is not valid with any other offers. Excludes current E*TRADE Financial Corporation associates, and non-U.S. residents, and any jurisdiction where this offer is not valid. You must be the original recipient of this offer to enroll. This offer is not valid for custodial, estate, LLC, or sole proprietorship accounts. E*TRADE Securities reserves the right to terminate this offer at any time. Must be enrolled by December 31, 2019, the offer expiration date. Consult your tax professional regarding limits on depositing and rolling over qualified assets.