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If you have extra cash that you’re looking to invest, brokerages are looking to reward new clients.

Are you happy with your current brokerage’s fee structure, platform and relationship? Or is it time for a change, and the opportunity to earn some of these attractive bonuses? Or maybe you want to keep your current account and just open a separate brokerage account for other financial goals.

“Different brokerages tend to have different platforms of commission-free ETFs and mutual funds,” says Greg McBride, CFA, Bankrate’s chief financial analyst. “So, it may make sense to have more than one brokerage account so that you can always buy and sell commission-free.”

Here are some of the best brokerage account bonuses in December.

Best brokerage account bonuses

  • $50 to $3,500: Ally Invest
  • $200 to $2,500: E-Trade
  • $100 to $600: TD Ameritrade
  • $100 to $600: Merrill Edge
  • $100 (personally referred friend offer): Schwab

Ally Invest: $50, $200, $300, $600, $1,200, $2,500 or $3,500 bonus

New Ally Invest clients can earn up to a $3,500 cash bonus if they open a new self-directed trading account by Jan. 31, 2019 and fund it within 60 days of account opening. Offer is valid for one new Ally Invest account per person. Initial deposit will be reviewed 60 days after account opening.

To receive a cash bonus, you must:

  • Open a new self-directed trading account by Jan. 31, 2019.
  • Deposit at least $10,000 in a new Ally Invest account.
  • Fund account within 60 days of account opening to qualify for the bonus.
  • Be a U.S. resident.

Here are the bonus tiers for this offer:

  • To receive the $50 bonus, deposit or transfer $10K-$24.9K.
  • To receive the $200 bonus, deposit or transfer $25K-$99.9K.
  • To receive the $300 bonus, deposit or transfer $100K-249.9K.
  • To receive the $600 bonus, deposit or transfer $250K-$499.9K.
  • To receive the $1,200 bonus, deposit or transfer $500K-$999.9K.
  • To receive the $2,500 bonus, deposit or transfer $1M-$1.9M.
  • To receive the $3,500 bonus, deposit or transfer $2M or more.

The qualifying deposit and cash bonus (minus any trading losses that are incurred) aren’t available for withdrawal for 300 days. The cash bonus may be revoked if they are taken out of the account before this time period.

Read Bankrate’s Ally Invest review to learn more.

E-Trade: $200, $300, $600, $1,200 or $2,500 bonus

You can earn a cash bonus if you open a non-retirement brokerage account by Dec. 31 and fund it with $25,000 or more within 60 days of account opening.

To receive a cash bonus, you must:

  • Open a new account with new funds or securities. The funds or securities must be from accounts outside of E-Trade and remain in the new account (minus any trading losses) for at least six months to keep the cash bonus.

Here are the cash bonus tiers for this offer:

  • To receive a $200 cash credit, deposit or transfer $25,000-$99,999.
  • To receive a $300 cash credit, deposit or transfer $100,000-$249,999.
  • To receive a $600 cash credit, deposit or transfer $250,000-$499,999.
  • To receive a $1,200 cash credit, deposit or transfer $500,000-$999,999.
  • To receive a $2,500 cash credit, deposit or transfer $1 million or more.

If you fund the new account with more than $10,000 and less than $25,000 within 60 days of account opening, you don’t earn a cash bonus and will only receive commission-free trades.

Read Bankrate’s E-Trade review to learn more.

TD Ameritrade: $100, $300, $600, $1,200 or $2,500 bonus

Through Dec. 31, if you open one new individual, joint or IRA TD Ameritrade account, you can earn up to a $2,500 bonus.

To receive a bonus, you must:

  • Fund the new account with a qualifying deposit of $25,000 or more within 60 calendar days of account opening. (Accounts funded with more than $10,000 and less than $25,000 will not receive a cash bonus and will only receive 90 days of commission-free trades.)

The offer is not valid on tax-exempt trusts, 401(k) accounts, Keogh plans, profit sharing plans, money purchase plans, accounts managed by TD Ameritrade Investment Management LLC, TD Ameritrade Institutional accounts or current TD Ameritrade accounts. There is a limit of one offer per client. Your account value must remain at least equal to its value after the net deposit was made for 12 months – minus any losses due to trading or market volatility or margin debit balances. If this isn’t done, TD Ameritrade may charge the account for the offer amount.

Here are the bonus tiers for this offer:

  • To receive a $100 bonus, deposit $25,000.
  • To receive a $300 bonus, deposit $100,000.
  • To receive a $600 bonus, deposit $250,000.
  • To receive a $1,200 bonus, deposit $500,000.
  • To receive a $2,500 bonus, deposit $1 million.

Read Bankrate’s TD Ameritrade review to learn more.

Merrill Edge: $100, $150, $250 or $600 bonus

If you use offer code 600ME, you can earn up to a $600 bonus.

To receive a cash reward, you must:

  • Invest in a new Merrill Edge account and deposit more than $20,000 worth of qualifying net new assets within 45 days of opening the account.
  • Maintain that balance for at least 90 days.

The offer is valid only for new individual Merrill Edge IRAs or Cash Management Accounts (CMAs). Offer is limited to one CMA and one IRA, with no more than two enrolled accounts per account holder.

Assets transferred from other accounts at Bank of America, MLPF&S, U.S. Trust, or 401(k) accounts administered by MLPF&S do not count toward qualifying net new assets. If you are eligible, the one-time cash reward will be deposited within two weeks following the end of the 90-day period. Eligible Merrill Edge IRAs are limited to rollover, traditional, Roth and sole-proprietor SEP only.

Here are the bonus tiers:

  • To receive the $100 cash reward, $20,000 needs to be deposited.
  • To receive the $150 cash reward, $50,000 needs to be deposited.
  • To receive the $250 cash reward, $100,000 needs to be deposited.
  • To receive the $600 cash reward, $200,000 needs to be deposited.

Read Bankrate’s Merrill Edge review to learn more.

Schwab: $100 (if you’re referred by a friend)

Schwab is offering personally referred friends the opportunity to earn $100 when they use a referral link on its site to open an account.

To receive the bonus award, you must:

The offer is limited to one per account, with no more than one account enrolled per client.

If you meet the requirements, the bonus will be credited to the enrolled account within approximately one month of account opening.

If taxable accounts aren’t maintained at Schwab for at least one year, Schwab may charge back its bonus award.

Read Bankrate’s Charles Schwab review to learn more.