Compare SoFi Invest vs Stake


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

SoFi Invest vs Stake
overall rating
4.4
4.4
overall pros
  • Free stocks and ETFs
  • Fast and fully digital account opening
  • Great customer support
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Fast and fully digital account opening
  • Easy-to-use trading platforms
overall cons
  • Available only for US clients
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Basic research tools
  • Basic product portfolio
  • Limited availability of customer service
  • Lack of educational tools
fees
5.0
  • Free stocks and ETFs
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
4.8
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • No inactivity fee
  • Transparent fee structure
  • Withdrawal fee
account opening
4.4
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Only US clients
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
2.2
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • High fee for wire withdrawals
3.7
  • Credit/Debit card available for AU, NZ customers
  • Only one account base currency
  • $2 withdrawal fee
web trading platform
3.2
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Modern design
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Limited order types
  • No unique price alerts
3.6
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Modern design
  • Limited order types
  • No unique price alerts
3.6
  • User-friendly
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
markets and products
1.7
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Crypto
1.6
  • Stock
  • ETF
research
2.0
  • User-friendly
  • Limited interactive charting
  • Limited fundamental data
3.3
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Live market data
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
  • Some research tools available only for premium account holders
customer service
4.0
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
0.4
  • Fast response time
  • No phone support
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
1.5
  • Articles on SoFi blog
  • No demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No webinars
0.5
  • Easy to understand
  • No demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
  • 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
  • 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 investors looking for zero-commission trading, focusing on the US market Beginners and investors looking for free US stocks/ETFs and a simple, easy to use trading platform
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