DEGIRO account opening tutorial

Last updated: November 17, 2019

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As I told you about it in September, we decided to switch of online broker for the investments of the savings we put aside for our children.

We’re in the process of switching from Cornèrtrader to DEGIRO.

This article was supposed to be a detailed tutorial on how to make the transfer. But it takes longer than expected on the Cornèrtrader side because we have to send them a postal mail (welcome in 2019!) to transfer all our cash and close our account.

So I had started writing the tutorial. And the first part on opening a DEGIRO account being finished (and especially quite long), I decided to extract it and make an “Epic Guide” out of it as I did for Interactive Brokers.

And I will post the article about the transfer from Cornèrtrader to DEGIRO later this year.

So, if it seems complicated to you to open an investment account at DEGIRO, here is the tutorial that will take you step by step from the first click until the final “Hooray!”:

Tutorial to open a DEGIRO account

As usual, if you see any error or unclear point, leave me a message in the comments below.

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