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Questrade Review: A Beginners Guide to Investing with Questrade

In this Questrade review we'll cover what Questrade is and its features and fees. Next, we'll go over the platforms and tools available from Questrade. Third, we'll look into how Questrade compares to other online brokerages. We'll finish off with a beginners guide to getting started with Questrade; from signing up for and account, funding and buying investments to rebalancing your portfolio. Sign up with Questrade here and receive $50 in free trades. What is Questrade? Questrade is an online investment brokerage based in Canada and founded back in 1999. Questrade allows users to …

How to buy stocks in Canada Online with Questrade

Getting into the stock market as a Canadian doesn’t have to be scary. If you’ve done your research on what types of things you want to invest in, and understand the risks involved, then the actual process of signing up and purchasing those stocks can be fairly straightforward. The following guide covers what the possible investment fees and account types are, as well as follow-along guides on how to buy stocks in Canada online using the discount brokerage Questrade. What is Questrade? Questrade is an online investment brokerage based in Canada and founded back in 1999. It has a simple to …

Why I decided to sell my Bitcoin and stick with index investing

As readers of this blog probably already know, I focus my investing on index investment options available in Canada, such as TD e-Series funds, and ETFs through Questrade. Those options are fairly safe, not very exciting, and don’t involve a ton of work. A few years ago, I decided to start doing some  “fun” investing with a small chunk of money. I was quite interested in the technologies behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, so I bought a Ledger wallet, and began buying some Bitcoin as well as other cryptos. Lately, I’ve decided to end my investment, and cash out and move my money …

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How to invest in TD e Series with Questrade

TD e Series are a great option for Canadians to invest in index funds. I've used TD e Series as my main investment method for years, and have written extensively about it. Until 2020, you could only invest in TD e Series funds through either a TD Mutual Fund account through their EasyWeb portal, or through TD's online brokerage, TD Direct Investing. But as of 2020, TD have made their e Series funds available through a majority of online brokerages! I'll show you how to invest in TD e Series with Questrade. What are TD e Series funds TD e Series funds are a passive index investment option …

Manage Your Questrade Portfolio with Passiv

Allocating cash and rebalancing your Questrade portfolio are important aspects for when managing a portfolio of index Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). Ensuring that you stay close to your target allocations once or twice a year will help you take advantage of global market fluctuations, and stay on-top of your investment portfolio to ensure that it is balanced over the long term. It’s important to know how to allocate (or invest) new cash contributions into the underweight assets in your portfolio. To make rebalancing and managing my portfolio as easy as possible, I use an automated tool …

Step-by-step: How to sign up to Questrade to buy ETFs

Getting started with do-it-yourself investing can seem like a daunting task. Part of the reason ETFs are as cheap as they are is because you, as the investor, need to do some of the work by registering for investment accounts, and buying the correct funds. In a previous guide, I wrote about how Questrade is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to invest in ETFs. To make getting started even easier, I've put together a step-by-step guide on how to sign up to Questrade, and by using an offer code (5c7adaa406cd9), getting $50 in free commission fee's as well! Read on to see every step of the …

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EQ Bank Canada Review – the Best High Interest Savings Account?

When the big banks are offering 0.05% - 0.50% interest rates on their “high interest” savings accounts, with some of them requiring minimum balances of $5,000, you really have to wonder what other options are out there. After having made the move for my day-to-day banking to an online bank in the form of Tangerine, I decided to take the next step and open a savings account with an online bank that consistently has one of the highest interest …

Tangerine Savings Account vs EQ Bank Savings Plus Account

In the world of high interest savings accounts in Canada, two always stand out above the others, but for very different reasons. The Tangerine savings account and EQ Bank Savings Plus Account are great options for Canadians to get the highest return on their savings, both with pros and cons. This overview will break down both Tangerine Savings Accounts and the EQ Bank Savings Plus account and compare them in terms of which one has the best …

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