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The Best Online Stock Brokers

You don’t need a lot of money to start investing if you use an online stock broker. Here’s what to keep in mind when shopping for the right one for you:

  • Online stock brokers often require lower minimum account balances
  • These firms offer low cost access to markets
  • Decide what kind of experience you want: self-directed (you control the buying and selling of securities) or managed (your investment advisor or portfolio manager controls the buying and selling of securities)
  • Online brokers have the same regulation and scrutiny as traditional financial brokerage firms