If you are happy with etrade, then stay there. If you are a buy and hold type you will rarely pay commissions anyway, and all the big boys seem to be in a race to whack commissions to nothing anyway. I stay with Schwab because I appreciate the service I get and the wide range of products offered. Is it the cheapest possible? No, but its pretty cheap and it suits my needs very well.
"To be a man means that you are brave, loyal and true. When you are in the wrong, you own up and take your punishment. You don't take advantage of women. As a husband, you support and protect your wife and children. You are gracious in victory and a good sport in defeat. Your word is your bond. Your handshake is as good as your word... When the ship goes down, you put the women and children into the lifeboats and wave good-bye with a smile." C Murray