Compare Interactive Investor vs Zacks Trade


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

Interactive Investor vs Zacks Trade
overall rating
4.6
4.6
overall pros
  • User-friendly web trading platform
  • Fast and easy deposit and withdrawal
  • Great customer service
  • Low fees
  • Extensive stock and ETF selection
  • Great customer service
overall cons
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Basic charting and analytic tools
  • Monthly account fee
  • Complex desktop platform and research tools
  • Slow and complicated account opening
  • Limited educational tools
fees
3.3
  • Low fund fees
  • Regular investments are free
  • Monthly account fee
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
  • Only UK residents accepted
2.8
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Slow
  • Not user-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Free withdrawal in GBP or EUR
  • No credit/Debit card withdrawal
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
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
2.6
  • Good search function
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • 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
3.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
3.8
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
research
3.0
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • Technical Insights for some stocks
  • Limited interactive charting
3.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Not user-friendly
customer service
3.9
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
4.3
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
education
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
2.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • No general education videos
  • No webinars
  • 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
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Beginners and investors focusing on the UK market Traders and investors looking for comprehensive research tools, wide product selection, and low fees
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