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Please Note: The requirements on this page are for brokerage accounts only.

If you wish to invest in mutual funds, in an investment company account, you may begin with as little as $100 per month in an automatic investment account. It is super easy to get started! Please call us at 919-719-7200 for more details.


For Brokerage Accounts Held at Place Trade

The following minimums are required to open and/or maintain an account:


Please Note:

Special Connections are just that, for special situations. We have all of the advanced trading tools and award-winning technology to meet the needs of even the most sophisticated investors and institutions. However, unless you have a special situation all you really need is your own mobile phone, iPad. tablet or computer to start trading like a pro today! Don't let this section scare you because outside of a special situation, most likely it is not something that you will ever need.  ;)   


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Find out how Place Trade can help you get the most out of your college planning by visiting some of the links below:

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529 College Savings Plans

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All investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal and there can be no assurance that any investment strategy will be successful.