nabTrade: Keeping rates and fees low

22 February 2016
nabTrade is one of the 2016 winners of Canstar’s Award for Outstanding Value Margin Loans. Found out why nabTrade’s margin lending platform is a winning choice for consumers.

“More give, less take.”

nabTrade’s winning investment strategy

nabTrade, one of the companies in the NAB Group, advertises trade fees as low as $14.95 per trade (for amounts of $5,000 or less) at the time of writing.

Achieving a 5-star rating in the Share Investor profile, nabtrade’s margin loan is new to the market and offers one of the lowest interest rates assessed. In terms of features, nabtrade has 378 ASX stocks on its acceptable securities list and 1,115 managed funds.

About nabTrade and NAB

NAB was founded in 1981 and is one of the big four banks in Australia. They serve over 12.7 million customers worldwide and employ over 42,000 people.

Their nabTrade platform was launched in late 2012 and regularly ranks highly for casual investors, active investors, and traders in our annual star ratings.

nabTrade’s YouTube channel includes the Switzer Investing Insights series and a helpful series of Tutorials for learning how to use the nabtrade platform.

NAB offers mobile apps for managing your banking on your Apple, Android, and Windows smart devices.

How NAB supports the community

  • Children’s safety: Sponsoring the Alannah and Madeline Foundation since 2003, focussing on the Better Buddies Framework to prevent bullying.
  • Mental health: Since 2008, the MLC Community Foundation has invested $7.8 million in not-for-profit organisations such as Lifeline Australia, RUOK?, and Suicide Prevention Australia.
  • Disability accessibility: NAB works hard for the 1 in 5 Aussies with a disability, to improve their customer experience, recruit people with a disability, and support community initiatives that promote a full life.
  • Investing in young entrepreneurs: The $20 Boss project enables young-uns to try out their big entrepreneurial idea. Work Inspiration and High Resolves aim to prepare teenagers for the workforce and increase their confidence in their skills.
  • Community grants: Supporting community and charitable organisations to make a difference in their local community. $2 million worth of grants were distributed in 2014.
  • Microfinance: Since 2003, NAB has supported Good Shepherd Microfinance, the Federal Government, and over 400 community organisations to help provide Aussies with financial resources, education, and microfinance products.
  • Women’s financial literacy: The Start Counting program helps women improve their financial literacy and develop strong money habits.
  • Financial access: Researching and working to improve financial access for the 3 million Aussies (1 in 6) who are living on a low income.
  • Sports: Sponsoring local teams.
  • Volunteering and giving: NAB gives their employees 2 days per year to spend volunteering for the cause they care about. In 2015, NAB employees gave 1 million volunteer hours.
  • Transparency: You can assess NAB’s performance against their goals by reading their 2015 Dig Deeper report.

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