*Checks in the amount of $250,000 or more for transfers or payments will be sent via overnight delivery and the account.
Learn more about our retail brokerage fees
How much you pay for your brokerage account can vary depending on what types of investments you choose and whether or not you work with a Wealth Management Advisor. Some fees may not apply for all accounts. See the full list of fees and terms and conditions in the TIAA Brokerage Customer Account Agreement.
ONLINE*Fees shown reflect stock prices greater than $1 per share. Orders to buy shares priced under $1, restricted shares, foreign securities, privately held securities, shares with no
Market or no bid/ask will not be accepted.
*Orders to sell shares priced under $1 are handled via Client Service Assistance at the online commission rate above, based on eligibility.
Equity and Transaction Fee ETF trades - $7.95
$5.95 per trade for customers that receive a financial planning solution from their Wealth Management advisor.
No Transaction Fee (NTF) ETFs
- NTF eligible ETFs will have a $0.00 commission, regardless of order size or holding period
- Any ETF shares purchased prior to January 26, 2018, and are now identified as a No Transaction Fee ETF, will still be charged a commission when the shares are sold.
AUTOMATED TELEPHONE SYSTEM (ATS) $35 CLIENT SERVICE ASSISTANCE
$55 FINANCIAL TRANSACTION TAX (FTT) ORDINARY AND ADRAll opening transactions in designated French companies will be subject to the French FTT at a rate of 0.30% of the total transaction cost.
All opening transactions in FTT-eligible Italian companies will be subject to the Italian FTT at a rate between 0.10% - 0.20% of the total transaction cost.
ADR AGENT SERVICING FEE Fee will generally range from $0.01 - $0.03 per share. Amounts will differ by ADR. Please refer to the ADR prospectus for specific fee and other information.
NO TRANSACTION FEE (NTF) FUNDSMinimum initial investment for mutual funds: The greater of either the listed amount in the fund’s prospectus or $500. Additional investments typically based on amount listed in the fund’s prospectus, generally $100. Purchases placed below the stated minimum amount will be charged the appropriate transaction fee. Different minimums may apply for managed accounts.Short term redemption fee: $50 minimum for shares held less than six months (waived for shares transferred from another brokerage firm or financial institution). Additional redemption fees may apply as set forth in each fund’s prospectus.Dollar cost averaging transactions, no fee; minimum transaction $100. TRANSACTION FEE (TF) FUNDSTransaction fee, regardless of order size:
Minimum initial investment for mutual funds: The greater of either the listed amount in the fund’s prospectus or $500. Additional investments typically based on amount listed in the fund’s prospectus, generally $100. Purchases placed below the stated minimum amount will be charged the appropriate transaction fee. Different minimums may apply for managed accounts.Dollar cost averaging transactions, no fee; minimum transaction $100.Exchanges: $8 per trade regardless of order size.
- $50 per trade
- $35 per trade for customers that receive a financial planning solution from their Wealth Management advisor.
U.S. TREASURY SECURITIES NEW ISSUES (Primary, AT AUCTION) $50 per transaction EXISTING ISSUES (secondary, already trading) $1 per $1,000 face amount ($50 minimum) MUNICIPAL BONDS, GOVERNMENT AGENCY BONDS, UNLISTED (OVER-THE-COUNTER, OR OTC) CORPORATE BONDS AND MORTGAGE-BACKED SECURITIES $50 + $2 per bond CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT NEW ISSUES Purchase minimums of $5,000, no commission (interest rate reflects issuing bank's fee)
ONLINE $7.95 + $2 per contract based on eligibility
$5.95 + $1.00 per contract for clients that receive a financial planning solution from their Wealth Management advisor.
AUTOMATED TELEPHONE $35 + $2 per contract PERSON $55 + $2.50 per contract OPTIONS EXERCISE / ASSIGNMENT FEE $25
OUTGOING WIRED FUNDS FEE $25 OVERNIGHT CHECK DELIVERY $12 SaturDAY dELIVERY - oVERNIGHT CHECK DELIVERY FEE $18 NSF/RETURN CHECK DEPOSIT $25 MARGIN EXTENSION $15 TRANSFERS – OUTGOING FULL ACCOUNT* $50 tRANSFERS OF GIFTED SECURITIES OR CHECKS MAILED REGULAR DELIVERY* No charge REORGANIZATIONS - VOLUNTARY $25 STOP PAYMENT order fee $15 IRA TERMINATION fee $130 ACH RETURN fee $25
- Terms & Conditions: TIAA Brokerage Customer Account Agreement (Retail)
ANNUAL FEE*Silver Tier annual fee is waived for accounts that have $25K or more in average month-end closing cash sweep balances.Silver Tier$25*Gold Tier$65Platinum Tier$110
INITIAL CHECK ORDER (INCLUDES CHECKBOOK, REGISTER, DEPOSIT TICKETS AND 40 CHECKS)Silver TierFreeGold TierFreePlatinum TierFree CHECK REORDER (INCLUDES CHECK REGISTER, DEPOSIT TICKETS AND 100 CHECKS)Silver Tier$15Gold Tier$10Platinum TierFree STOP PAYMENTS (ON CHECKS)Silver Tier$25Gold Tier$25Platinum TierFree LOST OR STOLEN CHECKBOOK REPLACEMENTSilver Tier$25Gold Tier$25Platinum Tier$25 RETURNED CHECK OR AUTOMATED CLEARING HOUSE (ACH) TRANSACTIONSilver Tier$25Gold Tier$25Platinum Tier$25 CSA CHECKS OR DEBIT CARD – OVERNIGHT DELIVERYSilver Tier$20Gold Tier$20Platinum Tier$20 CASH ADVANCE (NON-ATM)Silver TierN/AGold Tier.25% of transaction($2.50 minimum)Platinum Tier.25% of transaction
BILL PAYMENT THROUGH BILLSUITESilver TierFreeGold TierFreePlatinum TierFree ATM FEES Silver Tier Gold Tier Platinum TierATM in‐network withdrawal feeVisa® or Plus® N/A None None ATM out‐of‐network fee N/A None NoneAtm out-of-network surcharge fee*(charged by atm owner)*Surcharge may be imposed for ATM usage including transactions and balance inquiries. N/A Various Various