Maintenance fees are typically charged to broker accounts that do not meet a minimum account value threshold or do not meet a minimum activity level.
Brokers that do charge a maintenance fee for minimum balance typically assess the fee once per year. Maintenance fees for account activity vary by broker. This fee is much more common for active trading focused brokers to offset the monthly cost of market data.
A list of online brokers that do not charge a maintenance fee can be found below.
Published on Monday, June 27th, 2016 .