Refer a Friend Terms & Conditions

Refer your friends to OptionsHouse and get your choice of 30 commission-free trades* or $150 Gift Card**.

How to Refer a Friend

Use the “Refer and Earn” link to log in and enter your friends’ e-mail addresses and we will send them an invitation to join OptionsHouse. You can track your referrals and rewards anytime.

Referrer may not use Spam to obtain referrals through unsolicited email to persons unknown to them or to message board postings.

Who can You Refer?

Refer a family member, friend or colleague to join Optionshouse.

You cannot refer yourself, person(s) in the same household/mailing address or an existing or previous Optionshouse (previously dba as tradeMONSTER) customer, or International customers. These types of referrals will automatically be denied.

Each friend/household can only be referred once. The Referrer will only receive one promotion credit regardless of the number of accounts opened by the referred friend.

Your referral will be approved if:

  1. He/she MUST apply for the account using the personalized link in the invitation to qualify you for the referral. (OptionsHouse is not required to fulfill rewards when the link is not used.)
  2. Your friend must fund his/her account with a minimum of $1k within the first 30 days of opening the account to qualify you for the reward.
  3. Your friend must fund with $5k minimum within the first 30 days of opening the account to qualify him/herself for the 100 commission-free offer for 60 days.
  4. Once your friend opens and funds his/her account, we will receive notification of your referral. We will review and process your referral in a timely manner. If you have not heard from us in 60 days, feel free to contact us. Unapproved referrals will not receive an email.
  5. Referred friend must maintain a valid, active and funded account for 180 days or OptionsHouse reserves the right to reverse the reward.

How to Redeem your Reward

Each referral is reviewed within 60 days from the time your friend funds his/her account. Once your referral has been approved by Optionshouse, you will receive an email from our third party partner Extole. This email contains confirmation and allows you to choose your reward, either 30 Commission-Free Trades* or $150 Gift Card**. If you have an IRA-type account, you are only entitled to receive 30 commission-free trades. Unapproved referrals will not receive an email. Referring Customer can earn no more than 50 bonuses per calendar year.

OptionsHouse reserves the right to disqualify participants for any reason, at any time. Refer a Friend participants must operate in good faith, and must have the intention of maintaining a brokerage relationship with OptionsHouse.

Additional restrictions may apply. OM Securities, LLC dba OptionsHouse, has the right to terminate the program at any time. Refer a Friend participants must operate in good faith. Offer excludes employees of OM Securities, LLC dba OptionsHouse, its affiliates and employees of other broker dealers. OptionsHouse reserves the right to disqualify participants for any reason, at any time.

*This is a special Refer-A-Friend reward for customers who have been approved for providing OptionsHouse with a successful referral. This Refer-a-Friend reward is 30 commission-free trades for stock or options executed within 60 days of customer activation. You will not receive cash compensation for any unused trade commissions. Offer is not transferable. This Refer-a-Friend reward may not be combined with other offers. Offer does not apply to listed and OTC equities priced at less than $1.00 per share. OptionsHouse will add $0.0005 per share on the entire order for any stocks priced less than $2.00. After the promotional period ends, OptionsHouse’s standard pricing will apply. View Rates. Contract, exercise, assignment, execution, exchange and other fees may be excluded from the commission-free offer and additional charges may apply. OptionsHouse reserves the right to restrict, revoke, or terminate this offer at any time. This is not an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction where OptionsHouse is not authorized to do business. Other terms, conditions, and restrictions may apply. This offer expires 60 days from customer activation.

** is not a sponsor of this promotion. Except as required by law, Gift Cards (“GCs”) cannot be transferred for value or redeemed for cash. GCs may be used only for purchases of eligible goods at or certain of its affiliated websites. For complete terms and conditions, see GCs are issued by ACI Gift Cards, Inc., a Washington corporation. All Amazon ®, ™ & © are IP of, Inc. or its affiliates. No expiration date or service fees.