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What Makes a Good Stockbroker?

Users Share Their Answers

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What drives you crazy about your stockbroker/brokerage firm?

What do you love about your stockbroker/brokerage firm?

It used to be your stockbroker was a person that knew you and was a quick phone call away.

Now, many investors use an online broker and seldom, if ever, talk to another human.

Sometimes this can be a good thing.

Some firms still offer “full service” brokerage with research and buy/sell recommendations.

More firms offer a hybrid service between “do-it-yourself” and the more traditional approach.

Many more firms simply provide a platform for you to enter and exit trades.

If you’re looking for the lowest cost this is often the best way to go.

What is your experience? What works and doesn’t work for you?

Let’s share our experiences and all learn from each other.

The form below allows you to post your comments and observations.

Tell us about your experiences and what you have learned. We’ll all be smarter investors.

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