Financial Freedom Update Sept 2021 – Market Highs Edition

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Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey September 2021 Financial Freedom Update – Market Highs Edition! If you would like to follow my whole financial journey, you can get my updates sent directly to your email, via Twitter and/or Facebook. For those of you new here, since achieving $1M in net worth in June 2014 (age 35), I have shifted my focus to achieving financial independence.…

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BMO Investorline Review – Self-Directed Trading Fees, Safety, and Online Platform (September 2021 Update – Free ETFs)

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Is BMO Investorline Safe and Trusted? As one of Canada’s oldest and most trusted companies (founded in 1817) the Bank of Montreal – more commonly known by its BMO initials – or “Bee-Mo” to Canadians – it should be no surprise that the Investorline Self-Directed discount broker is at the forefront of Canadian brokerage options. …

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National Bank Direct Brokerage Review

National Bank Direct Brokerage Review

National Bank Direct Brokerage has made a lot of changes in the past couple of years to better compete with some of Canada’s top online brokerages. While they admit that they still have some work to do – especially on the tech front – National Bank Direct Brokerage does have some of the most competitive…

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Canadian Online Discount Stock Brokerage Comparison (September 2021 Update)

Canadian Discount Brokers

I’ve been using and reviewing Canadian online discount brokerages for over fifteen years now. (Yes, my very first look at Canada’s online broker options was in 2006, and was one of the first posts on Million Dollar Journey.) Between 2006 and 2021 online brokerage users have really benefited from increased competition and constant innovation.  Online brokerage…

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Questrade vs Qtrade in 2021

Questrade Vs Qtrade

After ranking Qtrade ahead of Questrade in our updated best Canadian discount brokers for 2021 article, we had a number of readers ask for more explanation on the Qtrade vs Questrade comparison criterion, and why Qtrade had supplanted Questrade as our #1 most recommended Canadian brokerage. The first thing we should point out is that…

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Best Day Trading Platform In Canada 2021

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When it comes to Canadian online brokers or trading platforms for active Canadian day traders it’s important to look at the “elite tier pricing” offers that each brokerage offers as opposed to the normal mainstream pricing. Depending on the trading platform, you are usually considered a day trader if you make more than 150 trades per…

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