Investment company noted for providing investors and traders a “straightforward and enjoyable experience”
ST. LOUIS, March 26, 2013 – Investing services company Scottrade, Inc. was recognized for going “above and beyond” and received the industry award Best Overall Client Experience by StockBrokers.com. This is the second year in a row Scottrade received the honor.
Also, Scottrade was recognized earlier this month in the 2013 Barron’s Annual Online Broker Review with 4 out of 5 stars for its in-person service. Among others, it was recognized for integrating online banking in 2011, giving a “one-stop shopping feel,” as well as not budging from it’s $7 per trade commission rate set back in 1998.
StockBrokers.com Co-founder and CEO Blain Reinkensmeyer wrote in his review “when it comes to personalized service, no one does it better than Scottrade. There is something special about the experience of knowing you are one of several million clients, yet calling and feeling like your broker lives right next door.”
Mary Koomar serves as Scottrade’s senior vice president of Client Services. She has spent 26 years at the firm and today guides its nationwide network of branch offices. “Sometimes there’s no substitute for talking with someone in person,” she said. “It sets our business apart. The branch offices connect with clients on the things that are important to them. In our branches, we listen to them, support them, and provide education to help them become more knowledgeable investors.”
Reinkensmeyer praised Scottrade noting the company “shines with its massive network of 505 local branch offices for live seminars, ever-growing variety of on-site educational content, and easy-to-use Scottrader® Streaming Quotes platform.”
In addition to the branch network, Scottrade’s knowledgeable associates are available to help self-directed investors and traders on the phone, through live online chat or social media networks.
Scottrade has also been recognized for “beefing up” content on its Knowledge Center, which includes free educational materials pre-login. The Knowledge Center houses a variety of articles, webinars and calculators to help navigate current market events. New enhancements streamline the search and registration process for Branch Seminars, Client Education Conferences, Live Webinars and Trader Podcasts, will be provided for clients to access a full event description.
About Scottrade, Inc.
Investors who enjoy online stock trading will find value and personalized customer service at online investing services firm Scottrade, Inc. Founded in 1980, Scottrade enables clients to learn about online trading tools, stock market research and how to buy stocks online, many at just $7 per trade. With more than 500 nationwide branch offices, Scottrade has the largest branch network among online brokerage firms. To learn more about one of FORTUNE® magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” visit about.scottrade.com or www.scottrade.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr. Member FINRA/SIPC.
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