Best 5 investment firms


Lifehacker has compiled a list of five best investment firms nominated by its readers, which you can use to save money for retirement or manage your money wisely.

Betterment is a complete investing solution for people who are both new to the concept and who know they need to get started saving for their futures as soon as possible.

Vanguard offers investment services to individual investors, retirement plan participants who have 401(k)s or 403(b)s with their employers, financial advisors, and more. For personal investors, the company offers full, anytime access to your retirement plans with your employer, your personal IRAs, mutual funds, ETFs, and any other stocks, bonds, or CDs you may hold with the company.

Fidelity is an investment broker that offers a wide array of financial services, from retirement funds to individual investors' IRAs and mutual funds. Fidelity boasts some of the lowest expense ratios in the industry, and supports rollovers from other institutions as well as newly opened traditional and Roth IRAs.

TD Ameritrade is a large investment broker, packed with financial resources and information for people looking to learn more about investment basics and how to properly manage their money. TD Ameritrade offers a wide variety of funds and investment choices, commission-free ETFs, and tons of video guides, online courses, and more to help you make smart investment decisions. The company also offers a wealth of tools for individual investors who are just looking for an easy place to manage their money with solid customer service and a brick-and-mortar presence in case you want to talk to an investment advisor. There are tools to help you determine the best places to put your money based on your desired risk and goals.

While not an investment broker specifically, Bogleheads is really a forum and community of investors who share investment advice and wisdom based on the principles of Jack Bogle, author, founder, and former CEO of the Vanguard Group. HIs books are considered classic reads for people looking to put their money into mutual funds in a way that'll earn them solid returns, and the Bogleheads are a community of people who follow and teach that financial advice.

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