Is Robinhood Available in Canada?

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Once a breakout star of the online discount brokerage scene, Robinhood’s user-friendly interface and commission-free trades attracted millions of millennials and even Gen Zers to hop on the investment bandwagon for the first time.  Robinhood’s commission free trades, as well as their sleek and easy-to-use interface, appealed to first-time investors. However, it has recently seen…

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Pre and Post Market Trading in Canada

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Most Canadian investors are content to buy and sell stocks when the main North American stock markets are open. What that means is that you can buy and sell shares of companies and ETFs if they appear on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), and the NASDAQ, between the hours of 9:30am…

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Questrade vs Interactive Brokers

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If you’re a Canadian options trader or a data-hungry professional day trader, your online broker selection probably comes down to the Questrade vs Interactive Brokers Canada (IBKR) battle, with some outside contenders worth considering as well. When it comes to cutting costs to the bone Questrade and International Brokers really come through.  (Although, the IBKR…

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Interactive Brokers Canada Review 2022

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What is Interactive Brokers? Interactive Brokers Canada is part of the parent company Interactive Brokers Group, Inc., which has been around for over 40 years and boasts a consolidated capital of over $10 billion. Its mission has always been to develop technology to help traders maximize their potential. Interestingly, way back in 1983 they were…

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VEQT ETF 2022 Review

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Since our Best All in One ETFs and Best ETFs in Canada articles are two of our most popular, we decided to take a deeper look at the ETF that we most often recommend, by doing an in-depth VEQT ETF Review. VanguarD VEQT ETF  The Vanguard All Equity ETF Portfolio is one of the best…

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Qtrade Promo Code 2022

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Not only do they currently occupy the top spot in our Canadian Discount Brokerage rankings, the new Qtrade Promo Code for the 2021 – 2022 RRSP Season represents fantastic value for Canadian investors. Not only is Qtrade’s welcome bonus the biggest in Canada, but it also has the easiest minimum requirements. Simply click the link below,…

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Questrade Launches a New Mobile App

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Responding to the surge of interest in online trading apps that we’ve seen in 2021, the new Questrade mobile trading app – called QuestMobile – is a major step up in terms of usability.  While I’m still a desktop-type of guy, there is no denying the enhanced usability compared to past iterations of what Questrade’s…

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RBC InvestEase Review

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Are you curious about robo advisors but still want the comfort and security of one of Canada’s big banks? Then consider RBC’s robo advisor: RBC InvestEase.  RBC InvestEase offers trust and security as one of Canada’s favourite large financial institutions. In this RBC InvestEase review I’m digging into how RBC InvestEase stacks up and how…

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Willful Review 2022

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You might think a will is something that rich people do in movies to pass on their “assets” (hockey card collections?) to their soon-to-be-rich heirs. You would be wrong. A will – whether you create it online or the old fashioned way – is something every adult should have. Put it in the same category…

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Questrade vs Virtual Brokers: 2022 Broker Showdown

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This Questrade vs Virtual Brokers 2022 comparison is a battle between Canada’s two lowest cost full-service discount brokerages, and a look at two of my top recommendations for Canadian expats (the other one being Ci Direct, which is a robo advisor).  If you want to check the full range of DIY investing options, I recommend…

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BMO Investorline vs Questrade 2022 Broker Showdown

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The BMO Investorline vs Questrade 2022 comparison boils down to the best of big bank convenience and brand security versus the lowest fee discount brokerage in Canada. Check out our Ultimate Guide to the best Canadian discount brokerages in 2022 for the full range of DIY online broker options available to Canadian residents, as well…

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Motive Financial Review

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What Is Motive Financial Bank? Motive Financial, which is under the Canadian Western Bank, is one of Canada’s best known online banks. They offer chequing, savings, RRSP, TFSA, and GIC accounts. Since Motive Financial has no brick and mortar physical locations, they are able to cut down on overhead costs and offer clients some pretty…

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