online investment firm, opened a
Bradenton branch on March 8 at 1528 Cortez Road W. The new branch serves
as a resource center for customers who prefer to handle their
investments online and for those who prefer to use a traditional broker.
At the new branch, customers will be able
to access resources ranging from online tutorials of Scottrade's
website, to advice on individual accounts and opportunities to trade
through an on-site stock broker.
are committed to making the trading process easier and as effective for
the customer as possible," says Manager Brooks Vanderzee. "At our
office, we can give people full demonstrations of how the website works,
and when they get home they can call us with further questions. We want
to make sure they have a fully supported, positive experience. And we
do have traditional accounts available through a broker here on site."
Vanderzee foresees adding to his staff
within the next year. "We'll absolutely be looking for new talent as the
need develops and as the economy improves."
The Bradenton branch is one of 40 across Florida. Scottrade is one of
the largest online investment firms providing self-directed customers
access to trading at transaction rates as low as $7.
The new office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through
Friday, with after-hours support available from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m.,
Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturdays.
Writer: Missy Kavanaugh
Brooks Vanderzee, Scottrade