ShareBuilder doesn't offer friend referral bonus program right now.
ShareBuilder New Account Promotion
You have two steps to qualify for your cash bonus. First, open a new ShareBuilder Individual Retirement Account (IRA) or Individual, Joint or Custodial account using promo code 600AFF15 by the promotion expiration date: 12/31/2015. You must have a U.S. Tax I.D. (Social Security number) to open a Capital One Investing, LLC, account. Second, you must make a net deposit, transfer, and/or rollover that posts to your new account within 90 days of opening your account. Your net qualifying assets posted during that 90-day period must be at least $5,000 to be eligible for a $50 bonus, $10,000 for a $100 bonus, $25,000 for a $200 bonus, $50,000 for a $300 bonus, or $125,000 for a $600 bonus. If your net qualifying assets are within $100 of a higher bonus level, we will credit you at that level so you receive a larger bonus. Your net qualifying assets are the total amounts of your deposits and transfers, minus any withdrawals. (Note: the qualifying asset amount isn’t affected by any change in value for your securities after they were deposited.) Transfers from an existing ShareBuilder account, or from a Capital One 360® IRA to a ShareBuilder IRA, do not qualify. Promotion is non-transferable, not valid for ESAs, and not valid with any other promotion. Limit one ShareBuilder bonus per customer or custodial beneficiary.
ShareBuilder will add the bonus to your account within 4–6 weeks following the 90-day period. The bonus is not available for withdrawal for 180 days after it is awarded to your account. Qualifying assets must remain in the account (minus any losses related to trading or market volatility) for at least 9 months following the 90-day period or ShareBuilder may reclaim your bonus. ShareBuilder can end this promotion at any time, and refuse or recover any bonus, if it determines you violated ShareBuilder’s Account Agreement.
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ShareBuilder Account Commissions
|Stocks and ETFs||$6.95|
|Stocks and ETFs phone trades||$19.95|
|Options||$6.95 per online trade + $0.75 per contract|
|Mutual funds|| $19.95|
|Automatic Investments (stocks, mutual funds and ETFs)|| $3.95|
|Investments|| stocks, options, mutual funds, ETFs|
|Sharebuilder minimum deposit to open account|| $0|
This article was updated on 1/2/2015.