Pricing & Policies

Commissions

Stocks & ETFs

Free(ish)

Options

$$

Fixed Income

$$$

Mutual Funds, UITs

$$$

Exchange Fees: Exchanges charge customers an additional per-contract fee on certain index and ETF option products. TradingBlock will pass through these fees on all orders. Click here for a complete list of symbols and their respective exchange fees.

*Multi-leg option trades are charged $5.00 per trade plus one option contract commission for each option contract bought or sold. For example, one spread trade consisting of two legs and 10 total contracts would cost $5.00 ticket + ($0.50 x 10 contracts) or $10.00.

Active traders may qualify for volume discount rates. Call 1-800-494-0451 to learn more.

The above rates apply to self-directed discount accounts only. Rates for full-service broker or investment advisor accounts may be significantly higher.

Interest Rates

Below are TradingBlock's current debit and credit interest rates

Debit Interest Range
$0 - Any Amount

Calculation of Interest
7.45%

Credit Interest Range
$0 - Any Amount

Calculation of Interest
0.00%

Brokerage Fees

Cash Transfer Items

Fee

ACH Transfer (any)

FREE

Wire Transfer (incoming)

FREE

Wire Transfer - Outgoing (domestic)

$25.00

Wire Transfer - Outgoing (international)

$50.00

Check - Outgoing (domestic)

$5.00

Check - Outgoing (international)

$10.00

Stop Payment (issued check)

$30.00

Returned Check/ACH/Wire

$30.00

Account Transfers (ACATs)

Incoming (ACAT - partial or full)

FREE

Outgoing (ACAT - partial or full)

$75.00

IRA Account Fees

IRA Custodian Fee

$45.00/year

IRA Termination Fee

$75.00

Statements, Confirm and Tax Documents

Electronic Statements, Confirms and Tax Documents

FREE

Paper Statement (per month)

$5.00

Paper Trade Confirmation (per confirm)

$2.00

Paper Tax Document (per statement)

$5.00

Statements - Archived Copies (2 years or older)

$25.00 (1-3 months)
$100.00 (full year)

Overnight Delivery

Domestic

$50.00

International

$100.00

Back Office Fees

Physical Certificate Custody

$300.00 per security

Physical Certificate Issue

$350.00 per issue

Voluntary Corporate Action - Domestic

$50.00

Voluntary Corporate Action - International

$100.00

Reg T Margin Extensions

$20.00

Inactivity (no activity for 12 months)

$30.00/year

Policies & Disclosures

Privacy Policy
What does TradingBlock do with your personal information?
Why?
Financial companies like TradingBlock can choose how your personal information is shared. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some but not all sharing. Federal law also requires TradingBlock to tell you how we collect, share, and protect your personal information. Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do with your personal information.
What?
The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the product or service you have with us. This information can include:

- Name, address, contact details

- Your age, occupation and marital status

- Personal Identifier such as, depending on your country of residence, your Social Security Number, Tax File Number

- A head and shoulders photograph from, as applicable, your passport, national identity card or driver's license, as required by laws and regulations addressing due diligence and related matters

- Extensive financial information such as investment experience, assets, account balances and transaction history

When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share information about you as described in this notice. We however do not sell your information at any time.
How?
TradingBlock shares customer personal information to run its everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons TradingBlock chooses to share and whether you can limit this sharing.
Reasons we can share your personal information
Does TradingBlock share?
Can you limit this sharing?
For our everyday business purposes - such as to process your transactions, maintain your account(s), respond to court orders and legal investigations as permitted under law, or report to credit bureaus
Yes
No
For our marketing purposes - to offer our products and services to you
Yes
No
For joint marketing with other financial companies
Yes
Yes
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes - information about your transactions and experiences
Yes
No
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes - information about your creditworthiness
No
We don't share
For our affiliates to market to you
Yes
Yes
To limit our sharing
You may call us at 1-800-494-0451 or you can visit us online and follow the instructions below:

- Log into your TradingBlock account on the TradingBlock legacy platform.
- Go to Manage | My Profile and click on the Contact Preferences tab.
- Scroll down to the "Communication Preferences" table. Click Edit.
- Under "Subscribed Promotional Emails" click the "Opt out of promotional email" checkbox.
- Click Save Changes button.

You may also use the Form below and submit the request in writing to:

TradingBlock
Attn: Customer Service
Dept.311 South Wacker, Suite 1775
Chicago, IL 60606

Please note:
If you are a new customer, we can begin sharing your information 30 days from the date we sent this notice. When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice. However, you can contact us at any time to limit our sharing.
Questions?
Call 1-800-494-0451 or email us at service@tradingblock.com.
Mail-in Form
Mark any/all you want to limit:

____ Do not share information about my creditworthiness with your affiliates for their everyday business purposes.

____ Do not allow your affiliates to use my personal information to market to me.

____ Do not share my personal information with non-affiliates to market their products and services to me.                

Name _________________________________

Address _______________________________

City, State, Zip ______________________________

Account # ___________________________                                                                                                                                        

Mail to:
TradingBlock
Attn: Customer Service Dept.
311 South Wacker, Suite 1775
Chicago, IL 60606 USA                                                                                                           
Who is providing this notice?
TradingBlock
How does TradingBlock protect my personal information?
To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.
How does TradingBlock collect my personal information?
We collect your personal information, for example, when you:

- Disclose information on applications and other forms that you submit to us
- We also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus, affiliates, or other companies                            
Why can’t I limit all sharing?
Federal law gives you the right to limit only:

- sharing for affiliates' everyday business purposes - information about your creditworthiness
- affiliates from using your information to market to you
- sharing for non-affiliates to market to you

State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing. (See below for more on your rights under state law.)
What happens when I limit sharing for an account I hold jointly with someone else?
Your choices will apply to everyone on your account.
Definitions
Affiliates
Our affiliated Companies (both financial and non-financial) related by common ownership or control under Cambria Holdings, Inc. Currently there are no other affiliated companies. AOS, Inc. does business as TradingBlock and MoneyBlock.                                
Non-affiliates       
Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies. TradingBlock does NOT share with non-affiliates.
Joint marketing                                      
A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you. TradingBlock does not jointly market.
Margin Requirements
At TradingBlock, we strive to maintain minimum margin requirements to help our clients maximize their portfolio buying power. Please click the link below for additional information on our margin requirements. Note that this information is provided for educational purposes only, and is subject to change at any time.

TradingBlock Margin Policies

If you have any questions or would like to verify our current margin requirements, please contact our Trade Desk at 1-800-494-0451.

Additional Forms