Overview

5 Ways to Fund

Choose from five convenient methods and
feel confident your money is secure.

5 Ways to Fund

5 Ways to Fund

Electronic Transfer

Convenient, same-day transfers directly
into your Scottrade account

5 Ways to Fund

5 Ways to Fund

External Account Transfer

Five-to-10 business-day transfers of
any external account to Scottrade

5 Ways to Fund

5 Ways to Fund

Wire Fund Transfer

Typically same-day transfers from any financial institution

5 Ways to Fund

5 Ways to Fund

Stock Certificate Deposit

Typically fee-free deposits of most physical
stock certificates into your account

5 Ways to Fund

5 Ways to Fund

Check Deposit

Same-day or next-day deposits when
you mail or drop off a check

5 Ways to Fund

Our processes are simple and we’re here to help you every step of the way, getting you one step closer to taking control of your financial future.

Overview

There are five easy ways to fund your account at Scottrade, making it simple to start off on the right foot and begin planning your next financial move.

Choose one of our methods above.

If you have any questions, we’re here to help

Log in to your Scottrade account
Step 1

Log in to your
Scottrade account

  1. Enter your account number and password.
  2. Click Log In.
Select the My Account tab
Step 2

Select the
My Account tab

  1. Look at the top menu navigation.
  2. Click My Account on the third tab from the left.
     
Click Deposits in the left menu
Step 3

Click Deposits in
the left menu

  1. Look at the left menu navigation.
  2. Click Deposits, the fourth link from the bottom.
Select Transfer Funds from an External Bank Account
Step 4

Select Transfer Funds from an External Bank Account

  1. Look at the menu items under Deposits for Scottrade Brokerage.
  2. Select Transfer Funds from an External Bank account, the first choice.
Click Make a Deposit
Step 5

Click Make a Deposit

  1. Look underneath Transfer Funds from an External Bank Account.
  2. Click Make a Deposit, the purple button.
Step 6

Follow the instructions on the following pages

Choose your account type and enter your bank information to complete your deposit.  

Log in to your Scottrade account
Step 1

Log in to your
Scottrade account

  1. Enter your account number and password.
  2. Click Log In.
Select the My Account tab
Step 2

Select the
My Account tab

  1. Look at the top menu navigation.
  2. Click My Account on the third tab from the left.
     
Click Deposits in the left menu
Step 3

Click Deposits in
the left menu

  1. Look at the left menu navigation.
  2. Click Deposits, the fourth link from the bottom.
Select Move an Account to Scottrade
Step 4

Select Move an Account to Scottrade

  1. Look at the menu items under Deposits for Scottrade Brokerage.
  2. Select Move an Account to Scottrade, the fourth option.
Click on the link for the full account transfer
Step 5

Click on the link for the full account transfer

(For a partial account transfer, fill out the Account Transfer form as indicated.)

  1. Look underneath Move an Account to Scottrade.
  2. Click on the full account transfer to your brokerage account link.
Step 6

Follow the instructions on the following pages

Choose your account type and enter your external account information to complete your deposit.  

Provide the following information to your bank:

US Bank wire information

Contact us to determine the appropriate paperwork needed to deposit a stock certificate.

Step 1

Complete a personal check, cashier’s check, certified bank check, money order, money market check or foreign check
(payable in U.S. dollars and cleared through a U.S. bank).*

Step 2

Mail to or drop off the check with your local Scottrade team.

*Scottrade may accept additional check types when funding an existing account.