In previous guides, I've talked about what Canadian Couch Potato ETF's are, and how to sign up to Questrade and fund your account so that you can start building your portfolio. You'll now need to determine what the target allocation for the funds in your planned portfolio will be, and then actually purchase those funds. Today we're going to look at how to buy ETF's with Questrade, step-by-step. Sign up with Questrade now to get $50 in free commission fees! Accessing the Questrade Trade Hub You'll need to start by logging into your Questrade account, and making sure you have funds …
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Let’s Talk About Money provides a place to talk about how to make smart decisions with your money, and how you can let your wealth grow over time. There are no definitive answers when trying to figure out what to do with your money, but hopefully my example can provide you some insight and direction when you make a decision.
I look at investing using index funds, Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSP) and Mutual Funds, and try to provide guidance based on the questions I had as I got started. I also look at tracking your money and making smart day to day decisions that maximize how far your pay cheques go, and how to really make your money work for you.