1. A couple of friends were into forex
2. Making money under my own rules (no time to do, or place to be at etc.)
4. When I started I tried 2diff demo accounts. Then I chose acm because of their regulation and because they have 4 very complete and easy to use platforms.
5. internet based
6. You have to trust and feel comfortable with your broker.
7. every factor is very important: regulation, spreads, support, no-re quote, platforms…