Does anyone here use 2 different brokers? I'm not an active trader by any means, but I need to roll over an IRA and TDAmeritrade seems to be offering decent incentives to move it to them with cash and free trades. I currently use Scottrade and have no problems with them at all, but I also know they were bought out by Ameritrade. I guess I am wondering in the long haul if we will all be switched over to their platform eventually. I am thinking that the free trades with the rollover would be nice because I would have to make several transactions to get fully invested in the market. Does anyone have any advice or pitfalls to offer ?
Update, called ameritrade today and asked when they were going to integrate scottrade with ameritrade and they stated later this year. However, they offered incentives like free trades if you moved brokerages now before their mandatory integration, so win-win for me! I get the incentives for moving my taxable acct plus incentives for rolling over an ira. I just wanted to share in case any current scottrade customers wanted to take advantage!