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Comparison TD Ameritrade vs Vanguard
The InvestorGreg.net broker comparisons assess over a dozen different brokers, finding the best online trading brokers. This comparison page compares TD Ameritrade vs Vanguard. Is TD Ameritrade or Vanguard a better online broker?
Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. TD Ameritrade has a commission fee of $6.95, and Vanguard has a commission fee of $7 per trade (first 25). Let’s analyze the commission fees on trading options. TD Ameritrade has a commission fee of $6.95 + $0.75, Vanguard has a commission fee of $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, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading are provided to customers by TD Ameritrade and Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading are provided by Vanguard. As for platforms, TD Ameritrade 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. TD Ameritrade was founded in 1975 in United States, and it is regulated by SEC, FINRA. And Vanguard was founded in 1975 in USA, and it is regulated by Various local Jurisdictions. We can withdraw funds from TD Ameritrade with the help of Bank Wire, and its withdrawal fee is free. And Vanguard provides the ability to withdraw funds with the help of Bank Wire, and its withdrawal fee is $10. The time for withdrawal in TD Ameritrade is one Business Day, and that one in Vanguard is 3 Business days.
As a result, the rating of TD Ameritrade is 4.5 stars versus that of Vanguard of 3.9 stars.