We can open a new Motley Fool Funds account for you online in about 15 minutes. Let's start by selecting one of the account types below.

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  • Individual Regular Account

    Open a regular, taxable investment account. Note: this option is not a retirement account.

    Open Online | Print and Mail Application

  • Joint Regular Account

    Establish a taxable account owned jointly by two or more individuals.

    Open Online | Print and Mail Application

  • Rollover IRA

    Move an existing individual retirement investment, such as your 401(k) or rollover account, from another institution to an IRA.

    Print and Mail Application

  • Traditional IRA

    Increase your investment in a tax-deferred retirement account. This account is intended for investors who are younger than age 70 ½ and have earned income. Withdrawals are required after age 70 ½.

    Open Online | Print and Mail Application

  • Roth IRA

    Invest for retirement tax-free. Withdrawals are not taxed after the account is active for five years. There is no requirement to take distributions at a specific age, unlike a traditional IRA account.

    Open Online | Print and Mail Application


    Set up a retirement plan if you are self-employed (and, in some cases, a small-business owner -- consult a tax expert).

    Print and Mail Application

  • Trust Account

    Set up a taxable account managed on behalf of an established trust

    Print and Mail Application

  • UGMA / UTMA (Uniform Gift or Transfer to Minors)

    Create an account to invest on behalf of a minor.

    Open Online | Print and Mail Application