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DEGIRO vs Alliance Trust Savings 2019

Steve Miley
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Is Alliance Trust Savings better than DEGIRO? After scoring UK share dealing accounts on over 100 different variables, DEGIRO is better than Alliance Trust Savings. DEGIRO is a no frills, low-cost online share-dealing broker challenging the UK market.

Overall Rating

Feature DEGIRO Alliance Trust Savings
Overall 3.5 3.5
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Trading Fees

Feature DEGIRO Alliance Trust Savings
Share Trading: 0-9 Deals/ Month
£1.75 £9.99
Share Trading: 10-19 Deals/ Month
£1.75 £9.99
Share Trading: 20+ Deals/ Month
£1.75 £9.99
Annual Custody Fee: £0 - £250,000*
0% £120.00
Bonds - Government (Gilts) - Fee
N/A £9.99
ETFs - Fee
£1.75 £9.99
Investment Trusts - Fee
£0.00 £9.99
Telephone Dealing Fee*
N/A £50.00
Commissions & Fees 4.5 4
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Platforms & Tools

Feature DEGIRO Alliance Trust Savings
Desktop Platform (Windows)
No No
Web Platform
Yes Yes
iPhone App
Yes No
Android App
Yes No
Stock Alerts
No No
Charting - Indicators / Studies
23 10
Charting - Drawing Tools
0 1
Charting - Notes
No No
Charting - Display Corporate Events
Yes Yes
Charting - Stock Overlays
No Yes
Platform & Tools 3 3.5
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Research

Feature DEGIRO Alliance Trust Savings
Research - Shares
Yes Yes
Research - CFDs
No No
Research - Funds
Yes Yes
Fund Research - Research Reports
No Yes
Research - ETFs
No Yes
Research - Bonds
No Yes
Portfolio Allocation Breakdown
No Yes
Research 1 3.5
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Investments

Feature DEGIRO Alliance Trust Savings
Share Trading
Yes Yes
CFD Trading
Yes No
Funds
Yes Yes
ETFs
Yes Yes
Bonds - Corporate
No Yes
Bonds - Government (Gilts)
Yes Yes
Investment Trusts
Yes Yes
Spread Betting
No No
Banking Services
No No
Advisor Services
No No
Offering of Investments 3 3.5
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Education

Feature DEGIRO Alliance Trust Savings
Has Education - Share Trading
Yes No
Has Education - Funds
No No
Has Education - Retirement
No No
Client Webinars
No No
Client Webinars (Archived)
No No
Education 3 3.5
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Overall

Feature DEGIRO Alliance Trust Savings
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Overall 3.5 3.5
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Our UK.StockBrokers.com team spent seven months and hundreds of hours assessing 12 different share dealing accounts for buying shares online in the UK. In total, 124 individual variables were assessed. For this review, we will compare Alliance Trust Savings vs DEGIRO.

To start this comparison, first, we will take a look at the fees charged for dealing in the UK. It's important to note that not only is there the cost to place the trade, but most share dealing brokers also charge a monthly, quarterly, or annual management fee depending on the type and size of your portfolio. We assessed both to provide a single star rating for cost. DEGIRO received a rating of 4.50 stars over Alliance Trust Savings's 4.00 stars.

Cost aside, we can now turn our focus to popular tools and features investors prefer in the UK. Account access is certainly at the top of the list, and Alliance Trust Savings provides its clients with ISA, ISA - Junior, SIPP and SIPP - Junior while DEGIRO provides clients access to none of these. Looking at charting, the number of drawing tools and total technical indicators made available are important as well as stock alerts. Alliance Trust Savings boasts an offering of 1 charting tools compared to DEGIRO's 0 available charting tools. DEGIRO boasts an offering of 23 different indicators (for example, moving averages) compared to Alliance Trust Savings's 10 available indicators. Alliance Trust Savings nor DEGIRO offers basic stock alerts. Finally, for conducting research while share dealing, having access to mutual fund research reports is also helpful. Alliance Trust Savings offers fund research reports while DEGIRO does not.

Overall, between Alliance Trust Savings and DEGIRO, DEGIRO is the winner.

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