9 Best IRA Accounts

Compared to conventional savings and brokerage accounts, IRA accounts offer significant tax advantages.

You won't pay taxes on your investment returns as long as your money is in an IRA, giving you a larger nest egg to compound and grow each year.

So the best IRA are, 1. Fidelity IRA: 2. E*TRADE IRA:

3. Interactive Brokers IBKR Lite: 4. Merrill Edge IRA:

5. SoFi Automated Investing:

6. Wealthfront IRA: 7. Betterment IRA:

8. E*TRADE Core Portfolios: 9. Ally Invest Robo Portfolios:

Any broker or Robo-advisor, though we have a preference for the ones mentioned above for the reasons we've described, will let you start an IRA online.

You must enter some personal information, such as your name, birthdate, mailing address, and Social Security number, and it takes about 15 minutes.