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Comparison Interactive Brokers vs Vanguard

A dozen different brokers were comparatively assessed on InvestorGreg.net, and the best online trading brokers were found. Here, we compare Interactive Brokers vs Vanguard. Which of them: Interactive Brokers or Vanguard a better online broker?

Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. Interactive Brokers has a commission fee of $0.005, and Vanguard has a commission fee of $7 per trade (first 25). When analyzing trading options, the commission fees of Interactive Brokers is $0 + $0.70 per contract, and that one of Vanguard is $7+$1 per contract (first 25). The full online broker reviews contains more detailed information on the brokers’ commission fees.

It is important for investors to know what types of online trading broker supports and what tools they can use for trading. Let’s compare them. Stocks Trading, Penny Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading, Robo Advisor are provided to customers by Interactive Brokers and Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading are provided by Vanguard. As for platforms, Interactive Brokers offers Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while Vanguard offers 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. Interactive Brokers was established in 1978 in United States, and it is regulated by NYSE, FINRA, SIPC. And Vanguard was established in 1975 in USA, and it is regulated by Various local Jurisdictions. We can withdraw funds from Interactive Brokers with the help of Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard, and its withdrawal fee is $0. And Vanguard provides the ability to withdraw funds with the help of Bank Wire, and its withdrawal fee is $10. The withdrawal time for Interactive Brokers is 3-5 days, and that one for Vanguard is 3 Business days.

As a result, the rating of Interactive Brokers is 4.1 stars versus that of Vanguard of 3.9 stars.

Overall Rating

 
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
 
Interactive Brokers
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
Vanguard
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education

Fees

Fees
Stock
ETFs
Options
Mutual Funds
Bonds
Forex Spreads
Futures
Metals
Cryptocurrency
Interactive Brokers
Stock
$0.005
ETFs
$0
Options
$0 + $0.70 per contract
Mutual Funds
$14.95
Bonds
0.1% of face value
Forex Spreads
0.20 basis points
Futures
$0.85 per contract
Metals
0.15 basis points
Cryptocurrency
$5 per contract
Vanguard
Stock
$7 per trade (first 25)
ETFs
$7 per trade (first 25)
Options
$7+$1 per contract (first 25)
Mutual Funds
$7 per trade (first 25)
Bonds
N/A
Forex Spreads
N/A
Futures
N/A
Metals
N/A
Cryptocurrency
N/A

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor
Interactive Brokers
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor
Vanguard
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor

Platforms

Platforms
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
Interactive Brokers
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
Vanguard
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
Interactive Brokers
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
Vanguard
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
Interactive Brokers
Android App
iOS App
Vanguard
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Interactive Brokers
Minimum deposit
$0
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Vanguard
Minimum deposit
$0
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
Interactive Brokers
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
3-5 days
Withdrawal Fee
$0
Vanguard
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
3 Business days
Withdrawal Fee
$10

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
Interactive Brokers
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
1978
Regulated By
NYSE, FINRA, SIPC
Vanguard
Сountry of Origin
USA
Year Founded
1975
Regulated By
Various local Jurisdictions

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
Interactive Brokers
Phone
1 (877) 442-2757
Email
Email form
Live Chat
Yes
Vanguard
Phone
Yes
Email
No
Live Chat
No

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