Scottrade Opens Office in Duluth, Ga.

St. Louis, Jan. 9, 2006 – Scottrade, a leading online brokerage, is announcing that it is opening an office today Duluth, Ga., bringing the firm’s total number of offices to 254.

“Scottrade is excited to open an office in Duluth because we have many clients who work and live in that area,” said Scottrade president Rodger Riney. “We feel the new office is extremely important to give area customers a convenient office with which to do business.”

Scottrade’s Duluth office will be located at 6603 Sugarloaf Parkway, Suite 220. The office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be managed by Adam House. The new office can be reached at 770-232-3053.

Scottrade has a history of opening an average of two branches per month and has plans for additional expansion. In addition to the new office, Scottrade has three offices in Atlanta and offices in Alpharetta, Marietta, Peachtree City and Savannah.

About Scottrade
Scottrade is a leader in online investing and is currently ranked Highest in Investor Satisfaction with Online Trading Services by J.D. Power and Associates (www.jdpower.com). The October 2005 announcement was the sixth consecutive time Scottrade has received the honor.

The firm serves individual investors who are comfortable making their own investment decisions. Scottrade is unique in the industry because it boasts very low commission rates while offering easily accessible, local branch office support of online trading in 254 locations nationwide. Scottrade.com is the online trading site of Scottrade and offers customers the convenience of placing orders online for just $7 per trade. In addition to its online capabilities, Scottrade staffs each branch location with a licensed branch manager plus additional brokers and assistants.

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