Self-directed investing

Invest and trade

When you open a U.S. Bancorp Investments Self-Directed Brokerage Account, you have complete freedom to build and manage your portfolio using our comprehensive suite of resources and tools.

We make it easy to customize your investment strategy with $4.95 trades for stock and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)1 and 100 free online trades2 a year with a self-directed brokerage account enrolled in paperless document delivery and a U.S. Bank Gold® Checking Package or U.S. Bank Platinum® Checking Package.3 Checking accounts are offered by our affiliate U.S. Bank.

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New lower pricing

  • Get 100 free trades
  • $4.95 stock and ETF trades

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Want help managing your investments?

Try Automated Investor for as low as $1 per month. Our advisory fee is $0.20 per month for every $1,000 with a minimum investment of $5,000. This is equivalent to an annual advisory fee of 0.24%, billed quarterly.

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Save for retirement

Brokerage IRA

Open a brokerage IRA account and take charge of investing for your retirement.

401(k) Rollover

Roll over your 401(k), 403(b), or another retirement account into one of our Traditional or Roth IRAs.

  • Access

    Securely view all your U.S. Bancorp Investments accounts online using

  • Research

    Get Morningstar stock and mutual fund reports and compare indices with interactive charts

  • Plan

    Create stock alerts and watch lists, and learn about investment topics in our education center

  • Invest

    Trade stocks, options, ETFs, and choose from over 10,000 mutual funds

How does online brokerage work?

You can trade stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, and options directly online. Orders for fixed income securities and other products such as life insurance and annuities can also be placed over the phone with a Wealth Management Brokerage Services associate.

U.S. Bancorp Investments offers a range of investment products designed to help meet your personal investment goals, risk objectives and investment horizon. Take advantage of research, data and analytics to gather your own market research and make more confident investment decisions to build your portfolio.

When you open a self-directed brokerage account today, you can get access to select no load, no transaction fee mutual funds.4

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24/7 support

U.S. Bancorp Investments offers you a wide variety of investment tools, financial calculators, and educational material to help you determine if you’re on track to meet your investment objectives. Stay up to date and informed on financial markets with real-time market news, snapshots, and quotes on your current and prospective holdings in your portfolio. You may also receive assistance by calling the Wealth Management Advisory and Service Center at 800.888.4700, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Other ways to work with us

We offer comprehensive wealth management services to meet your needs, whether simple or complex.

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