Compare Freetrade vs Interactive Investor


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Freetrade stacks up against Interactive Investor!

Freetrade vs Interactive Investor
overall rating
4.4
4.6
overall pros
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Easy and fast account opening
  • Great mobile trading platform
  • User-friendly web trading platform
  • Fast and easy deposit and withdrawal
  • Great customer service
overall cons
  • Basic product portfolio
  • Limited research tools
  • Debit card only for deposits
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Basic charting and analytic tools
  • Monthly account fee
fees
5.0
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Free stock and ETF trading
3.3
  • Low fund fees
  • Regular investments are free
  • Monthly account fee
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Only UK residents accepted
deposit and withdrawal
4.0
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Only one account base currency
  • Debit card available only for deposits
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Free withdrawal in GBP or EUR
  • No credit/Debit card withdrawal
web trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
4.7
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Limited order types
  • No price alerts
2.6
  • Good search function
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
markets and products
1.6
  • Stock
  • ETF
3.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
research
0.0
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
3.0
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • Technical Insights for some stocks
  • Limited interactive charting
customer service
3.8
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No phone support
  • No 24/7 support
3.9
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
3.0
  • Invest HUB blog
  • Educational content in a newsletter
  • No educational videos
  • No webinars
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • 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
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Long-term investors on the hunt for low fees and focusing on the UK and US markets Beginners and investors focusing on the UK market
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