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The Ascent's Brokerage Reviews

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If you're ready to get started with buying stocks, mutual funds, or other investments, you'll first need a brokerage account. Below, you'll find links to all of our brokerage account reviews. Our experts have reviewed a wide range of stock brokers, trading platforms, and investing apps to help you find the best option for your needs.

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The Ascent strives to provide useful and unbiased brokerage reviews. Our financial experts rate products based on the following features: fees, ease of use, and quality of the trading platform and research offerings.

To learn more about how we go about reviewing brokers, read our stated ratings methodology.

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