Getting Started Topics

Open an account
Before you begin
Apply Online
Read your agreement
Log on to ®
Make your first trade
Check your account
What's next?


Applying online with fast, convenient Quick Applications:

We've streamlined the account application process with our Quick Application forms (select Open an Account from the green panel on the far left) that let you fill out and submit your application online. The HTML format provides easily followed instructions as you move through the form. Its 'intelligent' design takes you only to those sections you need to complete based on the information you provide.

Once the application form is completed you have the option of printing it in PDF format or having us print it for you and mail it to you.
Download Acrobat Reader
It does, however, require version 5.0 or higher of Acrobat Reader. You can download it here if you don't already have it installed on your computer.

The Quick Application instructions also explain the final steps of signing and mailing your finished application to us. It's a snap!