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How do I verify a broker?
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  • Keep Your Investments Secured.
  • What is BrokerCheck used for?
    BrokerCheck gives you a snapshot of a broker's employment history, regulatory actions, and investment-related licensing information, arbitrations and complaints.
    How do you tell if a firm is a broker dealer?
    Sometimes you can easily tell if someone is a dealer. For example, a firm that advertises publicly that it makes a market in securities is obviously a dealer.
    How do I find a trustworthy broker?
    Jump to our picks for the best brokers for every kind of investor.
  • Look at commissions on the investments you'll use most.
  • Look for brokers with a track record of reliability.
  • Pay attention to account minimums.
  • Watch out for account fees.
  • Look at the pricing and execution fine print.
  • Consider tools, education and features.