Compare DEGIRO vs TD Ameritrade


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

DEGIRO vs TD Ameritrade
overall rating
4.8
4.7
overall pros
  • One of the lowest fees on the market
  • Regulated by top-tier authorities
  • Easy-to-use web and mobile platform
  • Low trading fees (free stock and ETF trading)
  • Superb desktop trading platform
  • Great customer support
overall cons
  • Forex not available
  • Limited research tools
  • No credit/debit card deposit
  • You can trade only on US markets
  • Accounts mostly limited to US residents
  • No credit/debit cards and electronic wallets for money transfer
fees
4.6
  • No inactivity fee
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Free US stock trading
  • Higher fees for Asian and minor European stock exchanges
  • €5 monthly fee for trading US options
4.3
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Free stocks and ETFs
  • High fund fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
3.7
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Many account types
deposit and withdrawal
3.3
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
1.9
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
  • High withdrawal fee for wire transfers
web trading platform
4.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good variety of order types
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • No price alerts
4.8
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good variety of order types
desktop trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Trading support functions
  • Great learning materials
  • No two-step (safer) login
markets and products
3.6
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
3.7
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Crypto
research
2.1
  • Good interactive chart
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • No trading ideas
  • Poor quality news flow
4.7
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
customer service
3.8
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
education
2.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Banking background
  • Top-tier financial regulator
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • No negative balance protection
recommended for Traders and investors looking for execution only Investors and traders looking for solid research and a well-equipped desktop trading platform
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