Brokerage reviews 2021

If you're in the market for an online broker, read our reviews to help determine which brokerage account is for you.

Methodology: Bankrate evaluates brokers on factors that matter to individual investors, including commissions, account fees, available securities, trading platforms, research and many more. After weighting these objective measures according to their importance, we then systematically score the brokers and scale them to ensure that you are seeing the top players among a field of high-quality brokers.

Investing basics

What are altcoins?

Here are the basics on altcoins, the ones to watch and whether altcoins will overtake Bitcoin.

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Active vs passive investing

For the vast majority of investors, it’s all about costs, and that tips the scales decisively.

4 min read

Stock market basics for newbies

While stocks may go up or down, this guide can help new investors avoid many of the market’s biggest pitfalls.

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