In the ever-evolving landscape of online brokerage services, Robinhood has emerged as a beacon of accessibility.
With its user-friendly interface, commission-free trading, and a growing suite of financial products, Robinhood has garnered a dedicated following of investors looking to take control of their financial futures.
If you're considering making the switch from Merrill Edge to Robinhood, this guide will walk you through the process step by step.
If you transfer an existing brokerage account to Robinhood through January 31st 2024, you can get an Unlimited 1% Transfer Bonus.
For example, if you transferred a brokerage account worth $50,000 - that would be a bonus of $500.
In addition, Robinhood offers a free stock for new users as well as a 1% IRA match for retirement accounts.
Robinhood, founded in 2013, is a fintech company that has democratized investing.
It allows individuals to trade stocks, ETFs, options, and cryptocurrencies without paying commissions, making it an attractive platform for both beginners and seasoned investors.
Robinhood's intuitive mobile app and web platform provide real-time market data, news, and educational resources to empower users to make informed investment decisions.
Here's how to transfer your assets from Merrill Edge to Robinhood.
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First, if you haven't already, sign up for a Robinhood account.
The process is straightforward and can be completed via their website or mobile app.
After logging into your Robinhood account, click on your profile icon to access your account settings.
From the account settings, locate the menu bar on the screen.
Within the menu options, select "Transfers."
Under the "Transfers" section, choose the option to transfer your account into Robinhood.
You will be prompted to select your brokerage account, and you can search for Merrill Edge.
Input your Merrill Edge account number as it appears on your statement.
Ensure that the name on your Merrill Edge account matches the name on your Robinhood account.
Robinhood may ask you to complete a brief questionnaire about your incoming assets.
Choose between a full or partial transfer of your assets.
Note that there is a $49.95 fee for a full account transfer from Merrill Edge, while partial account transfers are fee-free.