Merrill Edge is a full-service broker with low fees that’s free to access for Bank of America customers, but isn’t the best option for experienced
Ally Invest offers low prices with a robust platform, but it falls short on mutual funds, and ETFs. Launched in 2005, has since become widely
TD Ameritrade’s prices are slightly higher than its competitors, but the services it provides more than make up for it. is one of the largest
OptionsHouse is a bargain for seasoned investors, but isn’t the best option for less experienced traders. doesn’t spend much on advertising, so it’s not a
E*Trade has a beginner-friendly platform, but its high fees, minimum account requirements, and penalties for infrequent use will be a turn off to some investors.
Scottrade is a full-service online broker with excellent customer service and a variety of investment options, but costs to get started are high. is one