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Sharebuilder BONUSJULY $200 Promotion Bonus ($10,000 Minimum Initial Deposit)

Do you have $10,000 lying around burning a hole in your pocket?

If you answered yes, you can take advantage of a Sharebuilder promotional offer that will put an extra $200 in your pocket. Readers on Fatwallet [3] are reporting that they received a targeted email offering a $200 promotional bonus if you deposit $10,000 into a new account.

Ten grand is pretty steep but $200 is nothing to sneeze at either. That’s a 2% bonus, better than a savings account right now [4].

Take a Close Look and Get $200

Invest in stocks, mutual funds and more.

Stock reports? Check. Customizable alerts? Check. Trade on the spot? Check. Most people don’t know you can get all this at ShareBuilder – from ING DIRECT Investing – plus an easy-to-use website to boot. Not to mention that $200 bonus. Take a close look. You might find a new broker while you’re at it.

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Free instant transfers: Move money in a flash between your ING DIRECT and ShareBuilder accounts. Even see all your balances on one page.

Start investing today at sharebuilder.com/em/bonusjuly [5]. If you enter promotion code BONUSJULY and deposit $10,000 or more by 8/06/2012, you’ll get a $200 bonus.

There doesn’t appear to be any other requirements and the terms say that you won’t be able to withdraw the $200 bonus within 120 days. A new account just means a new Sharebuilder account number, you can already have an existing Sharebuilder account. I don’t know how long you have to keep the funds in there (people have said you should keep it in for at least six months) but apparently confirmation comes shortly after you deposit it.

If you have an ING Direct account with $10,000 and want to make a quick $200, I don’t see any better way. Transfers between ING Direct and Sharebuilder are instant.

If you do this, let us know how it goes!