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Online Investing Services for Members

Online Investing Services for Members

A valuable new benefit for members: BCU and TD Ameritrade® team-up to provide self-directed online investing at preferred pricing for members

Vernon Hills, IL, October 15, 2012: BCU has teamed up with TD Ameritrade to provide self-directed online investing services at special preferred rates to members who feel comfortable with, and want to make their own investment decisions. This serves to provide members who are self-directed with a premium in trading with stock and options trading commissions at only $8.00—a 20 percent discount from the retail trading rate.

Additional services this partnership will make available to credit union members include free financial educational resources, portfolio planning and management tools, independent research and market information designed to help members with their investments.

These valuable benefits are also available to BCU members who have an existing account with TD Ameritrade. Members have 90 days to notify TD Ameritrade of their relationship with Credit Union to take advantage of this preferred pricing.

“BCU attempts to improve the financial wellbeing of our members in everything we do. We continually look for ways to enhance or provide products and services that truly benefit our members. When we identify an opportunity to deliver more value to our membership, we do so, and working with TD Ameritrade is a great example of a benefit our members would not get from another financial institution,” says Tom Moore, Senior Vice President of Financial Products and Strategies/CFO.

The relationship between BCU and TD Ameritrade will be ongoing.

With $1.7 Billion in assets, BCU currently serves more than 150,000 members throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Formed in 1981 and headquartered in Vernon Hills, Illinois, BCU is a not-for-profit, member-owned credit union known for providing unparalleled service, competitive rates, low fees, and innovative accessibility to its members. Membership is open to several prestigious companies around the country, as well as anyone who lives or works in the Illinois counties of McHenry, Lake, DuPage, Kane, and most of Cook.

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