10 July,2012

If you are looking for a full-service online broker, but with discount prices, you might consider OptionsXpress. This is one of the more popular online brokerages, providing investors with access to a variety of possibilities, at a low cost. OptionsXpress has been around since 2001, and in 2011, it became a subsidiary of Charles Schwab. […]

12 June,2012

There is no shortage of brokerages out there. If you are looking for something simple and laid back, though, you might consider using Kapitall to manage your portfolio. I first came in contact with Kapitall because I know one of the co-founders, David Neubert. I started a while back, when Kapitall was just a portfolio […]

15 May,2012

You can’t seem to avoid the Etrade Baby. Indeed, the cute baby has become the symbol of Etrade, and the amusing commercials illicit chuckles from nearly everyone. But is Etrade the online brokerage for you? If you are looking for a place to park your retirement account, and do a little buy and hold investing, […]

10 April,2012

One of the newer brokerages receiving a great deal of notice right now is Betterment. It is relatively new; it created quite a stir at Finnovate 2010 by winning “Best of Show”. Since then, financial bloggers and other have been writing about the service, and many have tried it out. The thing that sets them […]

13 March,2012

One of the most well-known online brokers in the United States is Scottrade®. This brokerage firm offers you the opportunity to trade stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETFs, and options fairly quickly and easily. It has an array of free tools for the do-it-yourself investor, and also provides you with a low-cost trading experience. On top […]

14 February,2012

One of the most popular online brokers is TradeKing, which on 2017 transformed to Ally Invest, and it’s not hard to see why. They offer inexpensive trades, as well as a variety of account and investment options and research tools that can help you make more informed investment decisions. Account Options TradeKing offers you a […]

10 January,2012

When it comes to investing online, it helps to choose a solid, low-cost brokerage. One of the most popular online brokers is Zecco. The company is known for its low-cost investment opportunities, as well as for its active community, which can provide you help with your investment strategy, and provide you with ideas. Zecco Account […]

13 December,2011

ING is well-known for offering no-frills, and low-cost, banking options. And, of course, the same company that owns ING also owns ShareBuilder®, a discount online brokerage. If you are considering a long-term, automatic investing plan, ShareBuilder can be a good option. However, if you want something more advanced, you might need to look elsewhere. Because […]

22 November,2011

When it comes to investing, it’s important to consider your options, and make decisions that are likely to help you now — and in the long term. One of those choices is investing with the online broker that is right for you. Here are a few things to think about as you choose an online […]

14 November,2011

Perhaps you have heard the adage: Buy stocks when there is blood in the streets. Well, there is certainly blood on the streets. Europe is a mess and that has spooked the stock markets globally, including in the US. You might agree philosophically that buying stocks at the time of great upheavals is a solid […]