Compare Hargreaves Lansdown vs Passfolio


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Hargreaves Lansdown stacks up against Passfolio!

Hargreaves Lansdown vs Passfolio
overall rating
4.4
4.1
overall pros
  • Easy-to-use trading platforms
  • High-quality educational tools
  • Great customer service
  • Free US stock and ETF trading
  • Great mobile platform
  • Fast and fully digital account opening
overall cons
  • High fees for stocks and ETFs
  • Offline account opening for clients outside the UK
  • Only GBP base currency
  • Limited product portfolio focusing on US markets
  • Deposit is not user-friendly
  • Missing web and desktop platforms
fees
2.7
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low fees for funds and bonds
  • High stock and ETF fees
  • Currency conversion fee
5.0
  • Free stock and ETF trading for products priced above $5
  • No account opening and maintenance fees
account opening
4.4
  • Fast
  • No minimum deposit
  • Fully digital for UK clients
  • Offline account opening for non-UK clients
5.0
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Verification in 15 minutes
  • Verification can be buggy on desktop
deposit and withdrawal
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Only one account base currency
1.5
  • No deposit fee
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
  • Not user-friendly
web trading platform
3.7
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Charting is extremely slow
mobile trading platform
3.9
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Limited order types
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
markets and products
3.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Portfolio+ Venture Capital Trust
2.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Crypto
research
3.8
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Only basic charting and analytics tools
1.5
  • User-friendly
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
3.5
  • Relevant answers
  • Fast email support
  • No 24/7 support
  • Couldn't reach phone support on multiple occasions
education
4.0
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Demo account only on mobile
2.5
  • Quality educational texts
  • No demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
recommended for Beginners and buy-and-hold investors looking for great customer service and easy-to-use trading platforms Beginners and long-term investors focusing on the US stock market
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