Compare Ally Invest vs DEGIRO


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Ally Invest stacks up against DEGIRO!

Ally Invest vs DEGIRO
overall rating
4.7
4.7
overall pros
  • Low trading and non-trading fees
  • Easy and fully digital account opening
  • Great education
  • One of the lowest fees on the market
  • Regulated by multiple top-tier regulators
  • Easy-to-use web and mobile platform
overall cons
  • You can trade only on US markets
  • Forex trading is available through a separate account
  • Lack of proper 2-step authentication
  • Forex not available
  • Limited research and education
  • No credit/debit card deposit
fees
4.5
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Zero commission on most stocks and ETFs
  • Margin rates could be lower
5.0
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Higher trading fees for Asian and smaller European stock exchanges
account opening
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
  • Slow account verification
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
2.6
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Free ACH withdrawal
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • High outgoing wire transfer fee
3.3
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
web trading platform
3.5
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No clear fee report available
  • No two-step (safer) login
3.9
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
3.3
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • Mutual funds and bonds are not covered
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
  • No Touch/Face ID login
desktop trading platform
markets and products
2.9
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
3.5
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Crypto
research
3.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Good option strategy analyzer
  • Screener only for ETFs
1.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
customer service
3.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • 24/7 availability
  • Average speed of customer support
3.8
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
4.0
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
2.0
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • Available only in English and Dutch
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • Regulated by top-tier financial authorities in the US
  • No negative balance protection
  • No investor protection for forex
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Banking background by joining flatex Bank AG
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
recommended for Investors and traders looking for low fees and focusing on the US market Price-sensitive buy-and-hold investors and traders looking only to carry out transactions
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