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Comparison Ally Invest vs TD Ameritrade

The InvestorGreg.net broker comparisons assess over a dozen different brokers, finding the best online trading brokers. This comparison page compares Ally Invest vs TD Ameritrade. Is Ally Invest or TD Ameritrade a better online broker?

First of all, we’ll compare the commission fees of the two brokers. Ally Invest has a commission fee of $4.95, and TD Ameritrade has a commission fee of $6.95. When analyzing trading options, the commission fees of Ally Invest is $4.95 + $0.65 per contract, and that one of TD Ameritrade is $6.95 + $0.75. Now, let’s compare commission fees in Forex, the commission fee of Ally Invest is 0, and the commission fee of TD Ameritrade is $0.10 per 1,000 units. The full online broker reviews contains more detailed information on the brokers’ commission fees.

Investors should always know about types of online trading supported by broker and about tools provided by them in trading. It is very important information as well. Let’s compare them. are Ally Invest provides customers with Stocks Trading, Penny Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading, Robo Advisor, and TD Ameritrade provides customers with Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading. As for platforms, Ally Invest offers Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while TD Ameritrade offers Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, Android App, iOS App.

Finally, by comparing the two online brokers, we want to pay attention to the year and country of establishing, the regulatory authorities and the possibility of withdrawing funds. Ally Invest was founded in 2005 in United States, and it is regulated by CFTC, NFA. And TD Ameritrade was founded in 1975 in USA, and it is regulated by SEC, FINRA. Withdrawal of funds from Ally Invest can be done using Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard with a withdrawal fee of $0. And TD Ameritrade provides the ability to withdraw funds using Bank Wire with a withdrawal fee of free. The withdrawal time for Ally Invest is 3-5 days, and that one for TD Ameritrade is one Business Day.

As a result, the rating of Ally Invest is 3.7 stars versus that of TD Ameritrade of 4.5 stars.

Overall Rating

 
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
 
Ally Invest
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
TD Ameritrade
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education

Fees

Fees
Stock
ETFs
Options
Mutual Funds
Bonds
Forex Spreads
Futures
Ally Invest
Stock
$4.95
ETFs
$4.95
Options
$4.95 + $0.65 per contract
Mutual Funds
$9.95
Bonds
$1 per bond
Forex Spreads
0
Futures
N/A
TD Ameritrade
Stock
$6.95
ETFs
Commission-free
Options
$6.95 + $0.75
Mutual Funds
Commission-free
Bonds
Commission-free
Forex Spreads
$0.10 per 1,000 units
Futures
$2.25 fee per contract

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Robo Advisor
Ally Invest
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Robo Advisor
TD Ameritrade
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Robo Advisor

Platforms

Platforms
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
Ally Invest
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
TD Ameritrade
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
Ally Invest
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
TD Ameritrade
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
Ally Invest
Android App
iOS App
TD Ameritrade
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Ally Invest
Minimum deposit
$0
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
TD Ameritrade
Minimum deposit
None
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
Ally Invest
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
3-5 days
Withdrawal Fee
$0
TD Ameritrade
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
One Business Day
Withdrawal Fee
Free

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
Ally Invest
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
2005
Regulated By
CFTC, NFA
TD Ameritrade
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
1975
Regulated By
SEC, FINRA

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
Ally Invest
Phone
1-855-880-2559
Email
support@ally.invest.com
Live Chat
Yes
TD Ameritrade
Phone
Yes
Email
Yes
Live Chat
Yes (In-App Chat)

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