Scottrade announces opening of branch office in Media, Pa.

New branch to provide local support for online investors

St. Louis, Sept. 25, 2007 – Scottrade, a leading branch-supported online investment firm, announces the opening of a new branch office in downtown Media, Pa. The branch, located at 2 W. Baltimore Ave. in the Flagship Corporate Center, opens on Friday, Sept. 28.

Mark Aiello, Scottrade branch manager, said the new location will be more convenient for many of Scottrade’s customers who are currently served through other offices near Philadelphia and Wilmington, Del.

“Media is a great up and coming town and is centrally located for many of our customers,” Aiello said. “Our downtown office will be easily accessible for our customers who can stop in or contact us if they need any assistance with their accounts or would like to learn more about online investing.”

Scottrade is an online brokerage that provides individual investors the tools and research to make their own investment decisions. Scottrade does not provide investment advice, but stock brokers are available at branch offices to answer account-related questions, provide customer service and offer tutorials on Scottrade’s online trading services.

“We feel it is important to have branch offices where our customers work and live,” said Rodger Riney, Scottrade founder, president and CEO. “While most of our customers trade online, our local branch offices allow us to provide a better customer experience for online investors.”

The Media branch office will be Scottrade’s 14th Pennsylvania location. Other area branches are located in Wayne, Pa.; Philadelphia; Wilmington, Del.; and Exton, Pa.

Scottrade’s Media branch office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and can be reached at (610) 892-1141. For more, visit www.scottrade.com.

About Scottrade
Scottrade is a leader in branch-supported online investing. 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 317 branch office locations nationwide. Scottrade.com is the online trading site of Scottrade, Inc. and offers customers the convenience of placing many 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. For more, visit www.scottrade.com.

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