1. TD Ameritrade Thinkorswim: Introduction
  2. TD Ameritrade Thinkorswim: Account Types And Minimum Deposits
  3. TD Ameritrade Thinkorswim: Services Offered
  4. TD Ameritrade Thinkorswim: Commission Structure
  5. TD Ameritrade Thinkorswim: Customer Support
  6. TD Ameritrade Thinkorswim: Analysis Tools
  7. TD Ameritrade Thinkorswim: Conclusion

By Cory Mitchell

Investors and trades can use the thinkorswim platform using a number of different TD Ameritrade account types.

Individual and Joint accounts

Retirement or Individual Retirement Accounts

  • No minimum deposit or maintenance fees.
  • All the same investment choices as individual and joint accounts.
  • Accounts can be as cash, or cash and option.
Education Savings Accounts

  • No minimum deposits although certain plans have a capped deposit amount based on state.
  • All same investment choices (529 plans have limited investment choices).
  • Accounts can be Cash, Cash and Covered Calls.
Figure 1: List of all available accounts



Other accounts include accounts for businesses, trusts and investment clubs. Each is used for different purposes but have very similar features to individual accounts.


Funds can be deposited via check, wire transfer, electronic funding or transfer assets.

TD Ameritrade Thinkorswim: Services Offered

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