VERNON HILLS, Ill. – BCU here has teamed up with TD Ameritrade to provide self-directed online investing services at special preferred rates to members who “feel comfortable with, and want to make their own investment decisions,” according to the credit union.
“This serves to provide members who are self-directed with a premium in trading with stock and options trading commissions at only $8 – a 20% discount from the retail trading rate,” said BCU.
Additional services being offered to members include free financial educational resources, portfolio planning and management tools, independent research and market information designed to help members with their investments.
These benefits are also available to BCU members who have an existing account with TD Ameritrade. Members have 90 days to notify TD Ameritrade of their relationship with the credit union to take advantage of the preferred pricing.