Brokerage

Investors have many options when it comes to choosing a brokerage firm and account. Firms range from expensive and heavily involved to more hands-off and affordable. Firms that provide investment consultations, offer advice and handle transactions will typically charge high fees for their services, while low-cost options — such as online accounts — offer only a secure interface in which investors can conduct their own transactions.

If making investments via a brokerage account interests you, learn more by reading articles on GOBankingRates. The site’s comprehensive resources answer common questions about brokerages, offer tips for making smart financial decisions and give advice on how to pick a broker, brokerage firm or robo-advisor.

Whether you want to learn the basics of how brokerage accounts work or set up an account to start earning money right away, GOBankingRates has the information that can help you.

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