Scottrade in the News

Retail Broker-Dealers: Throughput, Please

By Terry Flanagan, MarketsMedia

Scottrade’s Matt Billings talks about the company’s devotion to improving the trade execution experience for clients.

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A big retail broker is now using Twitter to help traders beat the market

By Tina Wadhwa, Business Insider

Business Insider’s Tina Wadhwa talks about Scottrade’s new social media intelligence service for traders.

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Give Your Financial Advisory Firm a Strategy Once-Over

By Brian Stimpfl,

In this bylined column, Scottrade® Advisor Services’ Brian Stimpfl explains the importance of advisors developing a sound business strategy.

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The non-Big Four RIA custodians, no longer runts but stunted in growth, are applying tougher love to hobbyist RIAs

By Lisa Shidler, RIABiz

Scottrade® Advisor Services’ Brian Stimpfl talks about the evolution and future of Scottrade’s RIA division.

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Scottrade: How Good Are Its Retirement Services

By Amy Fontinelle, Investopedia

Amy Fontinelle of Investopedia gives a company overview of Scottrade and its’ current offerings.

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Small And Capable

By Joel Bruckenstein, Financial Advisor

Scottrade® Advisor Services’ Brian Stimpfl talks about bringing advanced technology and top-level service to advisors in 2016.  

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Advisors Are Past the Denial Stage

By Staff,

Scottrade® Advisor Services’ Brian Stimpfl discusses the potential benefits of robo-advice supported by data from the Scottrade® Advisor Services Registered Investment Advisor Study.

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2016 Online Broker Review

By Blain Reinkensmeyer,

Scottrade earns “Best Overall Client Experience” on’s 2016 Online Broker Review for the fifth consecutive year.

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What a Rate Hike Will Do for Your Investments

By Jason Notte, TheStreet

Scottrade’s Joe Correnti talks about the impact of interest rates on investment accounts.

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How Planning to Work in Retirement Could Backfire

By Janna Herron, - Yahoo! Finance

Many Millennials intend on working during retirement, according to results from the 2016 Scottrade® American Investor Report.

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Gen Xers Win Title of Most ‘Worried’ About Retirement

By Gregg Greenberg, TheStreet

Scottrade’s Erik Merkau discusses results from the 2016 Scottrade® American Investor Report and the major financial stresses of Gen Xers.

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Great Scott! Scottrade Broadens Scope

By Jeff Schlegel, Financial Advisor

Scottrade® Advisor Services’ Brian Stimpfl talks about the company’s growth and expansion by providing more options to better serve advisors

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Scottrade hires brokerage president

By Diana Barr, St. Louis Business Journal

Scottrade announces Peter deSilva as its new president of Scottrade, Inc.

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Social Media, Advice Push Service Beyond Basics At Online Brokers

By Adelia Cellini Linecker, Investor’s Business Daily

Scottrade’s Erik Merkau talks about the company’s emphasis on customer service and the importance of developing strong client relationships.

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Don't let market volatility derail your retirement savings

By Jason Notte, TheStreet

Scottrade’s Joe Correnti discusses China’s economic uncertainty and its effect on market volatility.


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Online Broker Scottrade to Offer Investment Advice

By Theresa W. Carey, Barron’s

Scottrade’s Erik Merkau talks about the company’s evolution by expanding its lines of business to include investment guidance. 


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Advisors' Back To School Advice For Students: Learn To Budget

Jason Notte, TheStreet

Scottrade’s Joe Correnti talks about the importance of students practicing good financial habits by building and sticking to a budget.


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6 Steps for Advisors to Get More Clients

Bernice Napach, ThinkAdvisor

Scottrade® Advisor Services’ Brian Stimpfl talks about how advisors can deepen relationships with existing clients and cultivate new ones by knowing “the process behind growth.”

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Either Rebalance Your Retirement Portfolio or Risk Capsizing Your Future

Jason Notte, TheStreet

Scottrade’s Joe Correnti discusses portfolio rebalancing to help long-term investors stay on track.

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The Daily Brief - Of Love, Marriage and Finances

Staff in The Daily Brief,

Scottrade’s Joe Correnti discusses recent Scottrade client survey results on love and money and the importance of defining long-term financial goals in a relationship.


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Scottrade Aims To Be More Than A Discount Broker

Ken Shreve, Investor’s Business Daily

Scottrade was recognized for overall customer satisfaction on IBD’s list of Best Online Brokers. Hear from Scottrade’s Erik Merkau about how the company is meeting client needs by expanding beyond low-cost trading to offer full-service solutions.


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As Economic Headwinds Subside, Businesses Increasingly Reach Out for Financing

Leasing News

Scottrade Bank Equipment Finance President Fred Van Etten talks about the future of lending in an improving economy.


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Frightening Financial Future Scares Investors Just Before Halloween

Jason Notte, Main St.

A recent Scottrade client survey reveals long-term caregiving for loved ones and healthcare top investors’ financial fears.


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A sneaky way to save more for retirement


Reporter Kelli Grant discusses how health-expenses can affect retirement plans. 

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Bull run collision with correction likely in 2015, Scottrade survey

Adam Shell, USA Today

Scottrade’s Brian Bachelier shares survey data that reveals clients’ market sentiment and expectations for the bull market.

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Scottrade Moves to Take On 'Big Four' Custodians

Charles Paikert, Financial Planning

Scottrade’s Matt Wilson and Brian Stimpfl discuss investments made to Scottrade® Advisor Services to better serve registered investment advisors.

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Scottrade, too, needs for brokers here and elsewhere

Greg Edwards, St. Louis Business Journal

Scottrade is looking to hire investment consultants across its nationwide branch network.

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Look who's in the stock market now: Millennials

Stephanie Landsman, CNBC

Scottrade’s Brian Bachelier discusses the generational differences among traders. Based on results from the 2014 Scottrade American Trader Study, Millennials are willing to take on additional risk and are more likely to use social analysis.

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Meet the top large workplaces in 2014

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Scottrade placed eighth on the 2014 list of Top Workplaces in the St. Louis area.

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Investor confidence high: Be careful out there

Daniel P. Collins, Futures Magazine

Scottrade’s Brian Bachelier explains trader optimism based on results from the 2014 American Trader Study.

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The Money Help Gen Y Needs

Kimberly Palmer, U.S. News and World Report

Scottrade Senior Branch Manager Linda Boyd talks about the spending habits of Gen Y.

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How Fast Is Your Online Broker?

Theresa W. Carey, Barron’s

Scottrade recognized as fastest to generate an order in Compuware APM Benchmarks as Barron’s reports how technical performance is very important to active online traders.

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NYSE Guiding Twitter to Smooth Start After IPO

Sam Mamudi, Bloomberg

Scottrade’s Matt Billings talks about the client experience surrounding Twitter Inc.’s trading debut. 

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The top 11 innovative tech companies in St. Louis

St. Louis Business Journal

Scottrade ranks 97th in the 2013 Information Week 500, a list of the country’s most innovative users of business technology. 

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Are Average Investors Returning to the Markets?

The Willis Report, Fox Business

Scottrade’s Brian Bachelier talks live with Charles Payne about the online trading experience.

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Nestlé, Scottrade grow social media engagement

Erin Richey, St. Louis Business Journal

Scottrade’s Nina Card talks about how her team uses Facebook and Twitter to assist investors and traders.

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The Top 25 Companies For Work-Life Balance

Jacquelyn Smith, Forbes 

Scottrade ranks as a top company by providing flexible perks to associates.

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Scottrade ranks highest in J.D. Power Study

St. Louis Post Dispatch

Scottrade ranks highest in overall satisfaction in J.D. Power’s 2013 U.S. Self-Directed Investor Satisfaction StudySM.

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The Checks Aren’t Always Equal: Why RIAs Should Tap Multiple Custodians for a Successful Practice

Scottrade’s Brian A. Davis contributes a guest column debunking the one-size-fits all approach.

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Are Today's Girl Scouts In Danger Of Growing Up Broke?

Abram Brown, Forbes

Scottrade’s American Retirement Study confirms author’s position on youth’s lack of confidence in making financial decisions.

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Low-Cost Brokers Gain Clients After 2008 Financial Crisis

Paul Katzeff, Investor’s Business Daily

A Scottrade client speaks to the self-directed approach to investing.

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Online Brokers Vie To Please Stock Investors With New Services

Paul Katzeff, Investor’s Business Daily

Scottrade’s Derrick Brooks talks about the rise in client demand for investment technology and convenience.

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71% of Investors Expect to End 2012 With Gains: Report

Bernice Napach, Yahoo! Finance

In this video interview, Scottrade’s Matt Billings talks about how Scottrade clients are staying engaged and finding opportunities in the stock market.

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Online Brokerages Find New Ways to Innovate

Nathan Gilson, Forbes

Scottrade emphasizes studying user needs is essential to innovation.

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Why Younger Investors Are So Optimistic

Kimberly Palmer, U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report’s Kimberly Palmer talks about Generation Y’s optimism toward investing, citing Scottrade’s 2012 American Investor Study.

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Scottrade promotes Dennison to CFO, hires head of brokerage

Diana Barr, St. Louis Business Journal

The St. Louis Business Journal reports on Scottrade’s recent promotion of Drew Dennison as CFO, and the hiring of Matt Wilson as the new head of Brokerage.

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Advanced Broker Training Program at Scottrade

Margery Weinstein, Training Magazine

Training Magazine’s Margery Weinstein writes about Scottrade’s Advanced Broker Training program, which helps empower brokers to advance their roles in the organization.

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Computerworld names 5 St. Louis firms in Best Places to Work in IT

Greta Weiderman, St. Louis Business Journal

For the fifth consecutive year Computerworld honors Scottrade as one of the country’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT.

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The Little Discount Brokerage That Could

Jerry Gleeson, Registered Rep.

Registered Rep. talks about the performance of Scottrade’s growing business unit that services registered investment advisors.

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Facebook Retail Investors Seen Missing Day-One IPO Surge

Ari Levy, Bloomberg

Scottrade Branch Manager, Rod Williams, shows traders how to participate in Facebook’s initial public offering in this Bloomberg story.

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Scottrade® Advisor Services Hits 1,000 RIA Milestone

John Sullivan, AdvisorOne

AdvisorOne features Scottrade’s business unit, Scottrade® Advisor Services, for recently surpassing 1,000 registered investment advisors.

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FocusShares Celebrates One-Year ETF Anniversary

Tom Lydon, ETF Trends

Scottrade’s FocusShares® ETF provider celebrates its one-year mark.


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Gen Xers Not Slacking Off When it Comes to Retirement Planning

Don Liebenson, Millionaire Corner

According to Scottrade’s sixth annual American Retirement Study, Gen Xers are planning ahead.

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Nasdaq Eclipses 3,000 for First Time Since 2001

Ellery McCardle,, ABC 6 News in Rochester, Minn.

Scottrade Stock Broker Troy Emeott talks with ABC News about the recent rise in stock trading activity.

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Scottrade Associate

Long-term internships a solution to St. Louis brain drain?

Steve Giegerich,

Featured in STLToday, Scottrade provides interns with long-term professional experience that often translates into career opportunities.

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Work at Scottrade

100 Best Companies to Work For


For the fifth consecutive year, Scottrade is named to the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. According to FORTUNE, we made the list in part because we can “take pride in the fact that it's never had a layoff.”

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Looking For Work? Top Companies Hiring Now

Cheryl Casone, Fox & Friends

Fox Business Network’s Cheryl Casone highlights Scottrade on Fox and Friends, as one of 5 nationwide companies currently hiring. Scottrade has more than 200 job openings, including several in IT and financial services.

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Joe Pope and Ian Patterson

Scottrade’s Bank Forged a Non-Banking Customer Experience Through a CEO-CIO Partnership

Rick Pastore,

Scottrade CIO Ian Patterson and Scottrade Bank President Joe Pope discuss their partnership as they worked to bring a seamless brokerage and banking experience to investors.

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The Triple Threat to Baby Boomers' Retirement Plans

Dan Caplinger, Daily Finance

Dan Caplinger with AOL’s Daily Finance cites Scottrade’s American Investor Survey in an article about baby boomers struggle to financially support their children and aging parents.

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Full-Nest Syndrome

Jessica Silver-Greenberg, Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal mentions research findings from the 2011 American Investor Study released by Scottrade, Inc. The survey reveals an increased amount of stress among baby boomers who are financially supporting their parents and their children.

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Scottrade Advisor Services

A Peek Inside the Rising RIA Custodians Fighting to Overtake the Big Four

Lisa Shidler, RIA Biz

Brian Davis, director of Scottrade Advisor Services, explains how low-cost services are what help attract registered investment advisors to Scottrade as a custodial platform.

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Mobile App

Scottrade Android App

Brett DiDonato, Online Broker Review

Online Broker Review writes about Scottrade’s new mobile app for Android. The app allows investors to trade stocks and research the stock market through their smartphone. 

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Student Traders Invest in Futures

Jack Butler, The Collegian

The Collegian talks to two college students who are setting aside money now in order to better prepare for retirement.

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Retirement Wars

David N. Bass, The American Spectator

David N. Bass with The American Spectator raises questions about the growing “wealth-gap” and how that affects Millennials in their retirement savings plans.

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Scottrade IT

Scottrade: IT a Value Provider, Not Just a Cost Center

John Dodge, Enterprise CIO

Scottrade CIO Ian Patterson and Scottrade Bank CEO Joe Pope talk to Enterprise CIO Forum about banking for a discount brokerage.

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scottrade commerical

Argent’s ‘Hold Your Head Up’ Used in Scottrade Commercial

Billy Dukes,

Ultimate Classic Rock talks about how a song from the 1970s is coming back to life through a Scottrade commercial.

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wall street

Should Your Investment Strategy Include "Laughing at Wall Street?"

Chris Camillo,

Chris Camillo, well-known self-directed investor and author of the book “Laughing at Wall Street,” explains how becoming an information arbitrage investor can help the average consumer find investing opportunities in their everyday lives.

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St. Louis Bank Deposits Inch Up to $71.4 Billion

Greg Edwards, St. Louis Business Journal

The St. Louis Business Journal reports how Scottrade Bank deposits have affected the total bank deposit value in the St. Louis area over the past year. 

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Investors Can Avoid Common Fees From Online Brokerages

Matt Krantz, USA TODAY

Matt Krantz with USA TODAY explains how investors can avoid hidden fees from their online broker.

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Uneven Recovery Creates Skill Mismatch, Frustrating Jobless, Firms

Jim Gallagher, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Jim Gallagher with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that many St. Louis firms aren’t able to hire.  Scottrade, however, has doubled local employment over the past four years.

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Generation Y’s $2 Million Retirement Price Tag

Emily Brandon, U.S. News & World Report

Emily Brandon with U.S. News & World Report suggests ways Generation Y can get on track with saving for retirement.

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Scottrade Job Opportunities

Hiring Now: Scottrade

Thomas A. Roberts, MSNBC

Scottrade Chief Administrative Officer Jane Wulf tells MSNBCTV about Scottrade’s nationwide job growth in a special report about companies hiring now.

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Work in IT at Scottrade

Scottrade Hiring 260

Kelsey Volkmann, St. Louis Business Journal

The St. Louis Business Journal reports that Scottrade is hiring for positions in IT, accounting, and finance in St. Louis and other areas all across the country.

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How Do I Start an Investing Account for My College Graduate?

AnnaMaria Andriotis, SmartMoney

AnnaMaria Andriotis with helps answer questions about opening online investment accounts for recent college graduates.

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Last Straw or Time to Buy?

Kelly Greene, Yahoo! Finance

Scottrade’s trading volume surged during volatile market conditions in August 2011.

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Signs of Weak Economy Send Stocks Falling

Ellery McCardle, reports on the recent ups and downs of the stock market.

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Matt Billings

Matt Billings Radio Interview On The Eagle Morning Brew

WWEG 106.9

Matt Billings Director of Trading Services at Scottrade, talks with The Eagle Morning Brew radio station about how investors are using Scottrade's research tools to help them find trading opportunities during times of market volatility.

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Scottrade Roth IRA Review

Kevin Mulligan,

Kevin Mulligan reviews the investment options, commissions and fees with opening a Roth IRA account through Scottrade.

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Scottrade Mobile Trading Tool

Scottrade Mobile Lets You Trade on the Go

Jaymar Cabebe,

Jaymar Cabebe with CNET reviews the functionality, research and trading features in the new Scottrade® Mobile app.

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Online Trading Customization

Encouraging Client Feedback and Customization Capabilities

Nicole Cappiccille, Corporate Insight

Corporate Insight analyzes the various investing and financial firms who’ve taken steps to increase customization options on their trading website homepages.

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Fresh Android Apps for Aug. 8: Scottrade Mobile, Bloo Kid, Star Blitz

Ian Black, Yahoo! News

Ian Black reviews three new mobile apps for the Android phone in a weekly feature on

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Social Media Facebook Page

The 10 “Don’ts” of Corporate Social Media

Davia Temin,

Davia Temin kicks off a 10-day series of articles that will focus on how companies are communicating with their customers through social media.

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Scottrade Mobile App

Scottrade Rolls Out Mobile Trading App for Investors

Larry Barrett, Financial Planning

Larry Barrett reviews the newly debuted Scottrade Mobile app for

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With Debt Deal, Expect Businesses, Investors to Spend More in August

Kelsey Volkmann, The Business Review

Larry Barrett reviews the newly debuted Scottrade Mobile app for

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10 Things Your Parents Won’t Tell You

Kelli B. Grant, SmartMoney

SmartMoney’s Kelli B. Grant lists ten things your aging parents may not want to tell you about their assets and finances.

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Bond Ladders May Be Safe Strategy

The Columbia Daily Tribune

With interest rates at a record low, some investors are looking at adding ladder bonds to their investment strategy.

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Reno Residents Concerned About Retirement Accounts

Denise Wong,

Due to strong debt concerns, some individuals are starting to rethink their retirement investments.

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How To Roll Over a 401(k) Into an IRA

The DoughRoller personal finance blog outlines the steps involved in rolling over your 401(k) into an IRA.

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Do ETFs Make Sense for Your Portfolio?

Jim Gallagher, 

Jim Gallagher with The St. Louis Post Dispatch discusses the pros and cons of investing in exchange traded funds.

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Self-Directed Investors Not Happy Despite Lower Fees

Linda Stern, Reuters

According to the most recent J.D. Power and Associates investor satisfaction survey, the majority of self-directed investors are not happy with their brokers’ trading commissions and fees. Find out where Scottrade ranks among other firms in this year’s survey.

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Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in IT

100 Best Places to Work in IT 2011


This special report explains why Scottrade was ranked No. 44 in Computerworld’s list of 100 Best Places to Work in IT in 2011.

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How to Raise an Entrepreneur

How to Raise an Entrepreneur

Barbara Haislip, Wall Street Journal

Barbara Haislip with the Wall Street Journal explores the psychological traits found in successful entrepreneurs, highlighting tips and ideas for parents to help their children develop these attributes at every opportunity.

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Scottrade Founder & CEO Rodger Riney

Scottrade CEO`s Secret Sauce: Cheap & Good

Jack Reerink, Reuters

Reuters reporter Jack Reerink speaks with Scottrade Founder and CEO Rodger Riney about online brokerage firm price wars, mobile trading trends and upcoming plans for the financial services company.

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Scottrade CMO Kim Wells

St. Louis’ Most Influential Business Women Named

St. Louis Business Journal

Kim Wells, the Chief Marketing Officer of Scottrade, Inc., was recently recognized as an influential businesswoman by the St. Louis Business Journal.

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Obama Sees No Recession Risk But More Jobs Needed

Alister Bull, CNBC

Scottrade Founder and CEO Rodger Riney comments on the current budget deficit in a Reuters economic report.

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9 Companies Hiring Now

Alexis Grant, U.S. News & World Report

Scottrade is hiring 140 IT associates by the end of 2011. Learn more about these opportunities and how to connect with the company through social media.

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Scottrade Ventures into Retail Banking Services

Greg Edwards, St. Louis Business Journal

Scottrade Bank expands to provide a full range of traditional banking services for Scottrade customers. The new services began rolling out this week in the Midwest and continue for the rest of the country throughout the year.

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Scottrade – a great place to work and a great career site!

Net Advertising Solutions, Kim Peters         

Kim Peters applauds Scottrade’s new Careers website for its use of video interviews of associates, easy to use job-search functionality, and much more.

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Gioia Leaves Laclede Gas for Scottrade

St. Louis Business Journal

Scottrade, Inc., a leading online brokerage, has hired Justin Gioia as director of branding and marketing communications.

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Gen Y may only have one leg to stand on for retirement

George Chamberlin, San Diego Source

The Social Security Board of Trustees announced that “Gen Y” may have to reform their approach to savings based on information that suggests retirement funds are inching closer towards insolvency.

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The 2011 Broker Survey: Who Tops the List?

J. Alex Tarquinio,

Scottrade is listed as one of the top online brokers in SmartMoney's annual ranking of discount and full-service brokers.

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Scottrade Research Findings Retirement Study

Baby Boomer women showing retirement savvy

Paul Briand,

A recent study conducted by Scottrade shows that Baby Boomer women are showing better results toward saving for retirement than men.

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Scottrade In the News

What High Schoolers Should Know About Money

Kimberly Palmer, Alpha Consumer

Recent research findings reveal that adolescents probably won’t start caring about personal finance and money management until they hit their mid-20’s.

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Company’s best asset is its workforce

Scottrade believes that its employees are one of the most valuable keys to success and is among a select list of companies that has never had a layoff.

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Scottrade Founder & CEO Rodger Riney

Scottrade Crazy for ETFs

After ringing The Opening Bell® at the NYSE, Rodger Riney, Scottrade Founder & CEO, discusses Scottrade's launch of Focus Morningstar ETFs.

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Scottrade Founder & CEO Rodger Riney

Scottrade Launches 15 New ETFs

FOX Business Video

Scottrade Founder & CEO Rodger Riney discusses why the online trading firm launched new commission-free ETFs.

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Scottrade launches exchange-traded funds

St. Louis Business Journal

Scottrade entered the exchange-traded fund (ETF) marketplace Wednesday with 15 new low-cost ETFs benchmarked to indexes licensed from Morningstar Inc. in Chicago.

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Scottrade Research Findings – American Retirement Study

Gen Y and Retirement: Are Young People Saving?

Cindy Perman,

A study commissioned by Scottrade found that Gen Y is the leader in not saving for retirement. Learn more about why “Generation Procrastination” is behind.

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FocusShares ETFs Make Splashy Return

Olivier Ludwig, IndexUniverse

FocusShares ETFs are back on the market after being acquired by discount brokerage firm, Scottrade. The firm is offering a total of 15 ETFs commission free online to Scottrade customers.

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Scottrade launches Morningstar ETFs

Jim Gallagher, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Online brokerage firm Scottrade is now trading ETFs. The firm is offering Scottrade customers 15 ETFs commission-free when trading online.

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Scottrade introduces FocusShares ETFs

Scottrade Tries To Undercut Its ETF Competitors

Tom Lydon, ETF Trends

Scottrade wants in on the exchange traded fund (ETF) custody battle, as they plan to introduce proprietary domestic-equity ETFs to track Morningstar indexes, covering domestic asset classes and sectors.

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Scottrade enters the Exchange Traded Funds market with FocusShares

Another Step Toward Fee-Free ETFs

Dan Caplinger, The Motley Fool

Scottrade joins a large group of brokers by offering a line of ETFs and advances the ball against its rivals on the most important factor for many investors: lower fees.

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Scottrade’s New Commission Free ETFs

Brandon Reinkensmeyer,

Scottrade launches its own offering of 15 ETFs tracking small-cap, mid-cap and large-caps in 11 different sectors.

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Scottrade IT Plans Own Line Of Low-Cost ETFs; No Commissions To Clients

Murray Coleman, Barron's

Scottrade is launching a family of low-cost ETFs, aiming to provide some of the cheapest ETFs on the market. Scottrade customers will get to trade Focus™ Morningstar ETFs commission-free.

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Scottrade’s 2011 Annual Retirement Study

Retirement Confidence Drops as Workers Get a Reality Check

Cindy Perman,

Scottrade’s 2011 Annual Retirement Study reports that 60 percent of Gen Yers say they’ve saved nothing for retirement. Cindy Perman cites this statistic in a report on American’s current pessimism in their ability to save for retirement. 

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Planning for Retirement in your 20's

Did You Start Actively Planning For Your Retirement in Your 20s?

Emily Co,

Scottrade’s 2011 Annual Retirement Study reports that 55 percent of 20-somethings have not started to save for retirement and only 21 percent are actively planning for retirement. Emily Co with cites this statistic and asks the site’s Gen Y readers if they started saving for retirement in their 20s.

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Making the Right Connection

Theresa W. Carey, Barron's

Barron’s has completed their annual online brokerage review. Find out where Scottrade ranks among other online brokerage firms.

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Teaching Kids About Investing

Kimberly Lankford, Kiplinger

Opening an account for children under 18 can be a great way to teach your children about trading stocks. Scottrade and other brokerage companies are featured in this Kiplinger report for offering custodial accounts.

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2011 Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Award

Scottrade Earns High Marks in Customer Loyalty recognizes Scottrade, a St. Louis-based online investing company, for being named a top firm in the 2011 Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Index.

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Class of 2011 Yearbook: The Honorees

Anne Coleman, Director of Trading Application Development at Scottrade, is profiled in Computerworld’s Class of 2011 Yearbook: The Honorees.

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Joe Pope

Banks Expand Their Customer Courtship

Lisa Brown, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Several banks in St. Louis have been actively trying to build quality banking relationships with their customers. Scottrade Bank, according to CEO Joe Pope is doing just that by extending accounts to employees.

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Scottrade has over 500 local branch offices across the country.

Who’s Hiring?: Top (10) Companies for Job Growth

Terri Lee Ryan,

After being ranked one of FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies to Work For," Scottrade makes it on Terri Lee Ryan's list of the top 10 companies for job growth in 2011.

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Scottrade Corporate Headquarters is located in St. Louis, Mo.

100 Best Companies to Work For

Online investing firm Scottrade has been ranked No. 12 on FORTUNE’s 14th annual “100 Best Companies to Work For” List. This is the firm’s fourth consecutive appearance on the list.

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Rodger Riney

Scottrade CEO's Big Decision

Mia Saini, Forbes

Scottrade Founder and CEO Rodger Riney talks about his decision to offer online trading to his customers and how that impacted the business.

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Rodger Riney on CNBC

The Retail Investor

Mark Haines, CNBC - Squawk on the Street

As Scottrade celebrates opening its 500th branch office, Founder and CEO Rodger Riney sits down with CNBC to discuss why local, in-person help is important to the self-directed investor, and provides insight on investors’ attitudes citing statistics from the company’s annual American Investor Study.

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Chad Ridgeway

Playing by the Rules

Matthew Schwartz, Adage

Online investing firm Scottrade shares how it uses social media to underscore its dedication to customer service in its Don't Go advertising campaign.

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AdSaint Logo

You Show Me Yours and I’ll…Welcome to Scottrade

Chris Lawing, AdSaint 

Scottrade Chief Marketing Officer Kim Wells talks about the initial creative thought process and multiple social elements behind the Welcome to Scottrade campaign.

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Scottrade CEO: Investors More Confident in Markets

Scottrade CEO: Investors More Confident in Markets

Cheryl Casone, FOX Business 

Scottrade CEO Rodger Riney argues the individual investor can still make money in the markets.

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Alex Wren

Scottrade Moves to Landmark Square

Michael C. Juliano, The News-Times

Retail brokerage Scottrade moved Monday from One Stamford Plaza to Landmark Square to gain better presence in downtown Stamford.

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The Economic Reality of TV’s Primetime Families

Kimberly Palmer, U.S.News & World Report

If you’ve watched any television this fall, then you might be forgiven for thinking that most 20- and 30-somethings are so bad with money that they’re forced to live with their parents well into adulthood.

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The Key to Happier Investing

Dan Caplinger, The Motley Fool

Great investors don't succeed all by themselves. Even if you're the most independent, self-motivated investor you can be, you still need to have the best information and research resources, as well as access to the investments you want and flawless executions when you pull the trigger and invest.

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How To Rollover a 401(k) Into an IRA

Michael, Dough Roller

Unless you are one of the few fortunate individuals who manage to work for the same company their entire life, you may have to rollover a 401(k) account sometime during your work history.

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The Firm Some Investors Like Best

Jennifer Saranow Schultz, The New York Times

Among investors who make their investment decisions without the help of an investment adviser, those who invest with Vanguard were most satisfied with their firm, according to a recently released study by J.D. Power and Associates.

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5 Myths About Generation Debt

Kimberly Palmer, Ms. Money Savvy

Myth: We’re clueless about finances. Truth: It turns out we know a lot – in some cases, more than our parents’ generation. A survey by the online brokerage firm Scottrade found that the recession actually inspired 20-somethings to educate themselves about how the economy works as well as to learn more about their own personal financial situations.

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Nearly Half of Investors Expect Gains This Year

On Wall Street

Investors’ outlook is cautiously optimistic, with nearly half expecting gains in the year ahead despite their concerns over the sluggish economy, Scottrade found in a survey.

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Brian Davis

People on the Move: Spotlight on Brian Davis

Donna Mitchell, Financial Planning

Brian Davis, the new director of advisor services for Scottrade Advisor Services, will not be making any drastic changes to the asset custodian business that the St. Louis discount retail brokerage launched five years ago.

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CNBC Stocks Correspondent Bob Pisani

Man Vs. Machine: Tracing Trades Through Electronic Maze

Bob Pisani, CNBC

CNBC Stocks Correspondent Bob Pisani takes a closer look at the path of an online trade.

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Scottrade’s New Website Design Launches

by Blain Reinkensmeyer,’s Blain Reinkensmeyer reviews the new website design.

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