Review by chzach
March, 28 2012
Pros: There are none that I can think of
Cons: I have written all those above.
Review by cbiii
February, 01 2010
Pros: Helpful staff
Cons: Excessive fees & poor performance- a losing combination.
Review by ellisa76
December, 31 2006
Pros: The Merrill Lynch Blueprint plan was a good account, but it does not exist anymore.
Cons: The ML Direct Account customer service is subpar and the account has too many fees.
Review by notch
December, 28 2006
Cons: Too many to list!
Review by noliesrob
November, 23 2002
Cons: Total lack of interest/service for the "small" customer.
Review by houstontx
September, 29 2002
Pros: None that I can think of - perhaps that I finally left!
Cons: Commission structure is extremely slanted to greatly enhance the broker's income - not the investors!
Review by pt202
July, 06 2002
Pros: WCMA features sound good on paper
Cons: One month later it still isn't working
Review by hansel
May, 22 2002
Pros: The brokers are friendly
Cons: high fees, poor advice, questionable integrity
Review by rog80
February, 20 2002
Pros: Operates efficiently; trade confirms stored on-line and can be printed easily
Cons: Poor executions; cash management vehicle low yield; no paper confirms available
Review by tom1969
December, 03 2001
Pros: None - unless you find an individual local advisor you trust
Cons: Main office, New Jersey, "advisors" are crooks
Review by dbachman
July, 20 2001
Pros: Versatile, Full Service, Banking & Brokerage Services
Cons: Can be pricey
Review by pet1950
May, 09 2001
Pros: Can't think of any.
Cons: Very disorganized, lacking in service, attitude.
Review by Twest10244
May, 02 2001
Pros: A good way to save for your retirement
Cons: when you take your 401 k there is a 30% tax
Review by DonJulio
April, 19 2001
Pros: Well established market mover in the financial community
Cons: Focuses on big money, not individual investors
Review by steve1gh
January, 05 2001
Pros: Same Financial Consultant for 13 years
Cons: Occaisional loss in bad year
Review by dearll
December, 28 2000
Pros: They got me started
Cons: Rude, expensive, even a little spooky
Review by motivmed
December, 27 2000
Cons: They are a 600 lb gorilla!
Review by mlturner
November, 03 2000
Pros: Huge research capability, many services
Cons: Higher cost, less personal service
Review by Merinmj
August, 21 2000
Review by msnoopy42
August, 11 2000
Pros: unmatchable service
Review by SteveBing
July, 16 2000
Pros: I got out at $2 when it could have been worse
Cons: too many to list