Elite Screen




ScottradeELITE® Eligibility

ScottradeELITE® is our most advanced trading platform. Designed to give your strategy an edge on the market, ScottradeELITE features a collection of tools built to help you analyze price movements, identify and measure trend strength, and react to market shifts as they occur.

To be eligible to use ScottradeELITE®, you’ll need to:

Make sure you have at least $25,000 in your primary account


Have at least $15,000 into your primary account, and make sure you have a combined value of $25,000 or more in all your linked accounts


Have placed nine equity or option trades in the last three months 

5 Ways to Make a Deposit

Deposit Funds Electronically

Use Money Direct™ to deposit funds from banks, credit unions and select brokerage accounts.

Use a Check

We usually accept personal checks written by the account holder, cashier’s checks, money orders, and IRS/tax refund checks.

Complete a Wire Transfer

Provide your bank with Scottrade’s information and have them wire the funds to your Scottrade brokerage account.

Deposit Stock

Transfer stock from an existing brokerage account or deliver a signed stock certificate to your local Scottrade team.

Transfer Funds from Scottrade Bank®

Move funds between Scottrade Bank® and brokerage in real time for immediate eligibility.

Alternate Platforms

Get streaming market data with Scottrader® Streaming Quotes or download the Scottrade® Mobile app to see streaming quotes on your iPhone®, iPad® or Android™ device.

If you think you’ve received this message in error, please double check to make sure you meet one of the ScottradeELITE requirements listed above and then contact your local Scottrade team for assistance.


Note: Scottrade does not accept cash deposits. To deposit stock certificates, please contact your local branch office.

Scottrade, Inc. and Scottrade Bank are separate but affiliated companies and are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Scottrade Financial Services, Inc. Brokerage products and services offered by Scottrade, Inc. - Member FINRA and SIPC. Deposit products and services offered by Scottrade Bank, Member FDIC.

Brokerage Products Not FDIC-Insured - Not Bank Guaranteed - May Lose Value.

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Detailed information on our policies and the risks associated with options can be found in the Scottrade Options Application and Agreement, Brokerage Account Agreement, and by downloading the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options and Supplements (PDF) from The Options Clearing Corporation, or by requesting a copy from your local branch office. Market volatility, volume, and system availability may impact account access and trade execution. Supporting documentation for any claims will be supplied upon request.

Market volatility, volume, and system availability may impact account access and trade execution.