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TD Ameritrade Essential Portfolios vs Fidelity Go Review

Brandon Reinkensmeyer

Published by Brandon Reinkensmeyer


Thursday, June 1st, 2017

The StockBrokers.com 2017 Brokerage Review compares Fidelity Go vs TD Ameritrade Essential Portfolios. Compare Fidelity Go and TD Ameritrade Essential Portfolios trade commissions, fees and overall broker ratings by using the table below. Is Fidelity Go or TD Ameritrade Essential Portfolios a better online broker?

Looking at both brokers, first we will take a look at the commission rates for both placing regular stock and options trades. Fidelity Go and TD Ameritrade Essential Portfolios charge the same amount for regular stock trades, $0. Looking at options, the base fees charged are the same for both brokers, $0. Contracts at both of the brokerages are the same at $0 each. It should be noted that not every broker uses a flat rate stock trade fee structure, so it is important to read the full commission notes (head over to any online brokerage review page, then navigate to the "Commission Notes" section).

Alongside trade commissions, being able to trade the way you want is a must. Fidelity Go and TD Ameritrade Essential Portfolios unfortunately do not provide clients with Stock Trading, Options Trading, Mutual Funds, Forex Trading and Futures Trading. When it comes to mutual funds, both brokers offer clients access to the same number, . Commission free ETFs can also be a nice plus, which in this case means trading a possible funds at both brokers.

Last but not least, by breaking down important features that each broker offers, we can really help to separate the two brokers. Fidelity Go nor TD Ameritrade Essential Portfolios has virtual trading. For mobile trading, Neither Fidelity Go nor TD Ameritrade Essential Portfolios supports the iPhone App, iPad App and Android App. Furthermore, some investors like to bank online, and multiple brokerages provide these services to clients. Unfortunately Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Debit Cards, Credit Cards and Mortgage Loans are not available at Fidelity Go or TD Ameritrade Essential Portfolios . On the whole, when it comes to tools, research, and trading on the go, Neither Fidelity Go nor TD Ameritrade Essential Portfolios were rated Best in Class - Platforms & Tools, Best in Class - Research and Best in Class - Mobile Trading.

Overall, TD Ameritrade Essential Portfolios boasts 4.50 stars versus Fidelity Go's 4.00 stars.
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Overall Robo
Investment Approach
Cost
Tools
Customer Service
Minimum Deposit
Annual Fee - $5,000
Annual Fee - $25,000
Annual Fee - $50,000
Annual Fee - $100,000
Annual Fee - $1,000,000
Total AUM
Avg Funds Expense Ratio - Conservative
Avg Funds Expense Ratio - Moderate
Avg Funds Expense Ratio - Aggressive
Tax-Loss Harvesting
529 Plans
Phone Support
Email Support
Live Chat Support
Retirement Calculator - Basic
Retirement Calculator - Advanced
External Accounts Analysis
Market Research Reports
Goal Tracker
iPhone App
iPad App
Android App
Android Tablet App
TD Ameritrade Essential Portfolios
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TD Ameritrade Essential Portfolios Review
 
4.5
4.5
4
4.5
4.5
 
$5,000.00
0.30%
0.30%
0.30%
0.30%
0.30%
NA
N/A
N/A
N/A
 
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Fidelity Go
Fidelity Go Review
 
4
4
4
4
4
 
$5,000.00
0.35%
0.35%
0.35%
0.35%
0.35%
NA
N/A
N/A
N/A
 
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

All pricing data was obtained from a published web site as of 2/20/2017 and is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. The StockBrokers.com staff is constantly working with its online broker representatives to obtain the latest pricing data. If you believe any data listed above is inaccurate, please contact us using the link at the bottom of this page.

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