Compare AJ Bell Youinvest vs Zacks Trade


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how AJ Bell Youinvest stacks up against Zacks Trade!

AJ Bell Youinvest vs Zacks Trade
overall rating
4.6
4.6
overall pros
  • Fast account opening
  • Easy to use trading platforms
  • Great customer service
  • Low fees
  • Extensive stock and ETF selection
  • Great customer service
overall cons
  • Limited product offer
  • Basic technical research tools
  • Complex desktop platform and research tools
  • Slow and complicated account opening
  • Limited educational tools
fees
3.1
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low mutual fund fees
  • Custody fee
  • Average stock fees
4.3
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High fund fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Available only to UK residents
2.8
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Slow
  • Not user-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Only one account base currency
  • Bank transfer is not available for one-off deposits
3.5
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
web trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
3.5
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • User interface is a bit complex
  • Alerts only through chatbot
desktop trading platform
3.0
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Not user-friendly
  • Poor search function
  • Too complex for beginners
markets and products
3.1
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bonds via phone order
3.8
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
research
3.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited interactive charting
3.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Not user-friendly
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
4.3
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
education
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • No demo account
  • Not well-structured
2.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • No educational videos
  • No webinars
  • High level of investor protection
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • All clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Beginners and investors with small and medium portfolios focusing on the UK market Traders and investors looking for comprehensive research tools, a wide product selection and low fees
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