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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – February 17, 2020

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With Valentine’s Day and now with a shortened trading week for Family Day in Canada and President’s Day in the US, the weekend has been bookended with reasons to celebrate. For DIY investors, the sprint towards the RRSP contribution deadline may not offer roses and chocolates, but there are certainly some very sweet gifts being provided by Canadian discount brokerages …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – February 10, 2020

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If there’s one thing that get Canadians to forget about the weather in February for a moment, it’s the hype train that is the Oscars. Like the glitz and glamour of Hollywood’s biggest award, Canadian online brokerages are also enjoying some time in the spotlight, with special awards, rankings and recognition taking centre stage ahead of the RSP contribution deadline. …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – February 3, 2020

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After the ‘big game’ in the NFL, it’s now time for the championship race between Canadian online brokerages to kick into high gear. With just a few weeks left until the deadline for RSP contribution, it will be an all-out sprint by Canadian online brokerages to land new accounts and assets from Canadian DIY investors. It won’t be easy though, …

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Discount Brokerage Deals & Promotions – February 2020

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February is finally upon us. It’s a great time to indulge in all things that are rosy and sugar-spun for Valentine’s Day and, for Canadian DIY investors, the best time to take advantage of sweet deals being offered by Canadian discount brokerages ahead of the RRSP contribution deadline. In spite of the cheer, to quote a famous rock anthem, every …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – January 27, 2020

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2020 is off to one heck of a start. Coronavirus, impeachment trials, airliner tragedy and now news of Kobe Bryant. There is no shortage of bad news to start the new year; however, for markets and investors, the focus on the future might offer a reprieve from the current storm clouds. In this edition of the Roundup, we highlight some …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – January 20, 2020

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There’s snow doubt about it, winter definitely showed up in Canada this past week. Of course, for those fortunate or wise enough to have been prepared, weathering the storm just seemed like just a matter of time. Speaking of time, curling up by a cozy fire to read this edition of the Roundup is a great way to get up …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – January 13, 2020

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Welcome to 2020! Lots has happened while the Weekly Roundup has been on hiatus, however much like the snow blanketing rooftops all across the country (including Vancouver), there’s lots of news to shovel through and remarkably a lot to look forward to for DIY investors this RSP season. In this first edition of the Weekly Roundup in 2020, we highlight …

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Discount Brokerage Deals & Promotions – January 2020

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*Update Jan. 21* It’s a new year, a new decade and what better way to ring it all in than with some new discount brokerage deals for online investors looking to find a new home for their hard-earned investment dollars. The past year was a time of significant change in the online brokerage space – most notably in the US …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – December 16, 2019

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Heading into mid-December, there are clearly lots of numbers being thrown about. The number of shopping days left until Christmas, the countdown to the end of the year, and the exact deadline for trades to be counted for inclusion in 2019. To add to the pile, there are also numbers to consider that measure the online brokerage industry in Canada …

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Discount Brokerage Weekly Roundup – December 9, 2019

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With the holiday season just a few short weeks away, gifts and presents are top of mind for many folks. Fortunately for Canadian DIY investors, there are some early presents that have arrived courtesy of some of the newest online brokerages in Canada – and the timing couldn’t be better. In this edition of the Roundup, we keep things all …

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