Scottrade Opening Branch Office in Chino, Calif.

Online investment firm expands branch network, provides local customer service and education

Chino, Calif., Sept. 25, 2008 – Scottrade, a leading branch-supported online investment firm, announces the opening its new branch office in Chino, Calif. On Sept. 29, Scottrade will open a branch at 14529 Ramona Ave. in the Rancho Del Chino shopping center.

Scottrade’s Chino branch will provide the community with a local resource for financial education and customer support. At the branch, customers can learn more about online trading as well as tools and stock research to help them invest online.

“Our customers expressed an interest in Scottrade opening a branch in Chino, and we are pleased to be able to offer them a convenient location that is close to the freeway,” said David Paik, branch manager at Scottrade’s Chino office. “With a branch close to home, our customers can meet face-to-face with their local brokers or stop in if they have any questions. In addition, we will also have a bi-lingual staff at the new office to better serve our Cantonese and Mandarin speaking customers.”

Scottrade is an online investment firm that provides the tools and research for individuals 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 give 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 offices allow us to provide a better customer experience for online investors.”

Scottrade’s Chino branch is open Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. and can be reached at (909) 614-1980. For more information, visit www.scottrade.com.

About Scottrade
As a leading online investment firm, Scottrade offers a full line of investment products, online trading services and market research tools to help investors take control of their financial future. Scottrade provides customers the convenience of buying many stocks online at just $7 per trade and the support of the largest branch network among online investment firms, with over 350 nationwide branch offices. Named Highest in Investor Satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates, Scottrade is dedicated to exceptional customer service and unprecedented value. Scottrade is also one of the FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America. For more information, visit www.scottrade.com.

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