Get thirty $0 online trades
Qualify for up to thirty $0 online equity and ETF trades per month1 when you have a balance of $25,000 in your Bank of America deposits accounts, or have $25,000 in cash in your Merrill Edge self-directed accounts.1
+Other fees may apply. See fee details
Start Today
With a Merrill Edge online investing account, you'll get the resources and support you need:
Merrill Edge
Free 90 day trial of this dynamic trading platform you can customize, featuring real-time market data, streaming quotes, interactive charts and watch lists.3
Consolidate your investment and bank accounts
View investing &
banking on one page
See your Merrill Edge investment and Bank of America bank accounts with one login. And, you can move money between these accounts in real time.2
Access anytime anywhere
Access anytime, anywhere
Access your account online, on your mobile device and at thousands of Bank of America ATMs.
Research and Tools
Research and tools
Make informed investment decisions with access to independent research, the insights of Merrill Lynch and easy-to-use tools.
One on One Guidance
One-on-one guidance
Get one-on-one guidance when you need help.
Full range of investments
Full range of investments
Choose from a wide range of stocks, bonds, ETFs and well-known mutual funds.
Mutual funds cash bonus chart
$600 Cash Offer
Get up to $600 cash when you invest with Merrill Edge.3
How to enroll:
Click the "Start Today" button above or the "Enroll and open" button below to open your account.
Ask a Merrill Edge Financial Solutions Advisor™ for the offer at select Bank of America banking centers or by calling 1.888.MER.EDGE (888.637.3343).
Enroll and open a mutual fund account
Use offer code ME600
How to qualify:
Make a qualifying deposit to your new account within 45 days.
Maintain your qualifying deposit for at least 90 days.
Receive your cash bonus within two weeks after the 90-day qualifying period.
+Other fees may apply. Sell trades are subject to a transaction fee of between $0.01 and $0.03 per $1,000 of principal. There are costs associated with owning ETFs. To learn more about Merrill Edge pricing, visit
1 Eligibility: Commissions are only waived for online equity and ETF trades conducted via an individual or jointly owned self-directed personal CMA or IRA account.

Qualify for 30 $0 online equity and ETF trades per month (Meet any one of these criteria):

i) $25,000 or more in combined balances in your Bank of America deposit accounts
ii) $25,000 or more in combined cash balances in your Merrill Edge self-directed CMA and/or IRA accounts
iii) Platinum Privileges clients
iv) Preferred Rewards Platinum client

Qualify for 100 $0 online equity and ETF trades per month:

i) Preferred Rewards Platinum Honors clients

For details about commissions, transaction fees and any other fees that may apply visit Certain account types are not eligible. Other restrictions may apply. Relationship requirements and pricing are subject to change and/or termination without advance notice. For full details about ways to qualify for $0 trades, call 888.MER.EDGE (888.637.3343) or visit$0detail.

2 Certain banking and brokerage accounts may be ineligible for real-time money movement, including but not limited to transfers to/from bank IRAs (CD, Money Market), 529s, SafeBalance Banking®, Credit Cards and transfers from IRAs, Loans (HELOC, LOC, Mortgage) and accounts held in the military bank. Accounts eligible for real-time transfers will be displayed online in the to/from drop down menu on the transfer screen.

3 Offer valid only for new Merrill Edge self-directed IRA and CMA accounts. Offer is limited to one per account type (CMA or IRA); two total per accountholder (or per all accountholders of a joint account). Eligible IRAs limited to Rollover, Traditional, Roth and Sole-Proprietor SEP IRAs only. This offer does not apply to Business/Corporate Accounts, Investment Club Accounts, Partnership Accounts and certain fiduciary accounts held with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated. Merrill Edge reserves the right to change or cancel this offer at any time. Offer only valid for accounts that enroll through the process specified below.

How to Enroll: Customers must enroll by clicking the button above, or ask to be enrolled when speaking with a Merrill Edge Financial Solutions Advisor™ at 888.637.3343 or at select Bank of America banking centers.

Cash Reward: Open and fund an account within 45 days from accounts held outside Merrill Lynch and Bank of America, and maintain the minimum qualifying balance for an additional 90 days. For purposes of this offer, qualifying balance shall mean total incoming assets or transfers (including cash, securities and/or margin debit balance transfers) from external accounts, minus assets withdrawn or transferred out of the account within the 90-day holding period. Cash reward qualifications: assets of $20,000 to $49,999 in cash and/or securities receive $100; for $50,000—$99,999, receive $150; for $100,000—$199,999, receive $250; for $200,000 or more, receive $600. Assets held by 401(k) plans through Merrill Lynch are excluded. Cash reward is a one-time deposit made within two weeks into your IRA or CMA after meeting qualifying criteria.

The offering of cash rewards, free trades, waiver of fees (including account fees), and/or any other thing of value may not be used as an inducement to sell any kind of insurance, including life insurance or annuities.

$0 trades begin within 5 business days of account opening and must be used within 90 calendar days; up to 300 trades per account. $0 trades are only applicable in the new account and are limited to online equity and ETF trades. Standard commission rates apply to trades in excess of the 300-trade limit or after 90 days. Brokerage fees associated with, but not limited to, margin transactions, option trading, special stock registration/gifting, account transfer and processing, research request and termination apply. Trades are not transferable, apply only to the account receiving the offer, and are not available for Merrill Edge Advisory Center accounts or other Merrill Lynch Wealth Management accounts. Merrill Edge does not, and this offer is not meant to, promote day trading or solicit engagement in day trading activities. Day trading can be extremely risky. Investors are solely responsible for their own investment decisions, and should research any investment strategy carefully before investing.

Tax Disclaimer: The value of this reward you receive may constitute taxable income. In addition, Merrill Lynch may issue an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 (or other appropriate form) to you that reflects the value of such reward. Please consult your tax advisor, as Bank of America Corporation and its affiliates and associates do not provide tax advice.

Merrill Edge MarketPro™ Trial begins within 5 business days of account opening and expires after 90 calendar days. To learn about additional ways to qualify for Merrill Edge MarketPro™, see . Not available for employees of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch and business accounts.