Open Account

You may apply for a new account online, or by printing paper forms...

Online Application:

Submit an online application (link opens in a new tab at to apply for either an Individual Account or IRA

Paper Forms:

For those who prefer to fill out a paper form, and for all other types of accounts (i.e. Joint, Custodial, Trust, Corporate, etc), please visit the Document Center to obtain necessary forms; or contact us to have any forms mailed, e-mailed, or faxed.

International Investors:
Please visit the International Investors page, for details on how to open an individual account.

Note: There is a $500 initial minimum balance required to open a cash account.
There is a $2000 minimum equity requirement to initiate margin trading (for non-IRA accounts). The requirement may be met with cash or marginable securities. In a cash account the anticipated dollar amount of the purchase must be deposited before an order will be accepted.