CIBC Investor’s Edge – 2021 Review

CIBC Investors’ Edge is a discount brokerage firm of the CIBC Bank, one of the largest banks in Canada. CIBC’s discount brokerage platform offers both safety and convenience. One can trade both U.S. and Canadian stocks, options, Mutual Funds, ETFs, … Read more

HSBC InvestDirect [2021 Review]

HSBC InvestDirect is a wholly-owned subsidiary of HSBC Bank Canada. It is a self-directed, online investing brokerage firm in Canada. The platform is best for trading on North American and international markets.  HSBC InvestDirect grants access to 30 domestic and … Read more


Qtrade Review – Innovative Portfolio Analysis

Qtrade is a leading discount brokerage competing with the big Canadian banks. It ranks among Canada’s best online brokers. The platform offers a robust collection of investment products and accounts including stocks, MFs, options, ETFs, bonds, IPOs, and GICs, across … Read more

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TFSA Explained – The Ultimate Guide

The Tax-Free Savings Account, or TFSA, is a special type of investment account that provides tax benefits for Canadians. The main tax benefit of this type of account is that investment income earned in a TFSA is not taxed upon withdrawal. It was … Read more

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Scotia iTRADE [2021 Review]

Scotia iTRADE is the discount broker platform from Scotiabank. It’s a comparable platform to all the other bank owned discount brokers. I used to be with Scotia iTRADE long ago. Interestingly enough, I wasn’t with Scotia iTRADE by choice since … Read more

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BMO InvestorLine [2021 Review]

BMO InvestorLine is the discount broker platform from the Bank of Montreal. BMO InvestorLine is probably the most advertised platform for investing I have seen for the past few years. There are two approaches to your account with BMO InvestorLine. … Read more

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Top 5 Reasons Why Investing is Important

Investing is important, if not critical, to make your money work for you. You work hard for your money and your money should work hard for you. As it happens, the bank is certainly not breaking a sweat paying you … Read more