Here’s my list of reviews of industry-leading investment platforms, brokers and apps.
I dig deep into each company, analysing their offerings, strengths, weaknesses, fees and the wide array of products and services at your disposal.
Here are some of the best crypto exchanges I’ve reviewed and places to invest in cryptocurrency.
Banking, Savings & Pension Platforms
Review Process at Sterling Savvy
At Sterling Savvy, I am devoted to offering fair, up-to-date, and accurate reviews. My objective is to empower you, the investor, with the knowledge you need to make informed decisions regarding your investments.
The Review Method:
Fee Structure (Scored out of 5): I start the review process by thoroughly examining the fee structure of each platform. This includes administrative fees, transaction fees, and any hidden costs. My goal is to ensure you understand all the fees associated with each platform, which can have a significant impact on your investment returns.
Account Creation (Scored out of 5): The account creation process is a critical aspect of my review. I personally create an account on each platform to evaluate its ease, the time required, and any necessary documentation. Any KYC (Know Your Customer) requirements and their effects on the process are also assessed.
Deposit and Withdrawal (Scored out of 5): I pay close attention to the deposit and withdrawal procedures on each platform. By conducting actual transactions, I can provide a comprehensive overview of the efficiency, reliability, and costs associated with both depositing and withdrawing funds.
Trading Platform (Scored out of 5): A thorough assessment of the trading platform is also done, whether it’s a mobile app, desktop software, or a web-based platform. I review its design, ease of use, reliability, and overall trading experience.
Available Markets and Products (Scored out of 5): I assess each platform’s range of available markets and products. I outline the different types of investment opportunities, determining if the platform is suitable for different types of investors, from novices to seasoned traders.
Research Tools (Scored out of 5): I evaluate the variety and quality of the research tools provided by each platform. From data analysis tools to market forecasts, I examine how these resources can assist in making informed investment decisions.
Customer Support (Scored out of 5): I personally interact with the customer support team of each platform to gauge their responsiveness, friendliness, and competence. By tackling different issues and using different contact channels, I can provide a comprehensive review of their customer service.
Educational Resources (Scored out of 5): I explore the educational resources that each platform offers. The quality and variety of these resources, such as webinars, articles, tutorials, videos, or podcasts, are considered, along with how these can help users grow as investors.
Security Measures (Scored out of 5): Lastly, I scrutinise the platform’s security measures. I examine their regulatory status, the safety measures they have in place to protect your funds, and whether they are insured by entities like the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.
I promise to maintain my impartiality throughout this review process. My commitment is to provide you with the most transparent, accurate, and reliable information to aid your journey towards financial prosperity.