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Discount Brokerage Deals & Promotions – October 2015


*Updated Oct. 9* October is typically the month when little ghouls and goblins put on their best costumes and head out in search of treats. For DIY investors, Canadian discount brokerages have quite a few treats in the form of deals and promotions running this month, and perhaps even a few tricks. Heading into this month, there was a flurry ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Deals & Promotions – September 2015


*Updated September 26* September is not even a day old and it’s off to a volatile start in the equity markets. Even though this is the month when leaves start changing colour, it seems like DIY investors are going to see portfolios and markets change colour first. Canadian discount brokerages, and in particular their deals and promotions, are also stepping ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Deals and Promotions – August 2015


*Updated August 8, 2015* It’s hard to believe that August is already here. That’s right, 146 days left until Christmas, 142 left until winter and just a paltry 53 days until the beginning of fall. For Canadian discount brokerages, however, the ramp up to a busy fall and winter promotions session has already begun and time is definitely not on ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Deals and Promotions – July 2015


Summer is a great time for taking vacations, staycations and generally taking it easy. While Canadian discount brokerages are keeping busy behind the scenes, heading into July it looks as though most of them have given the deals and promotions a break to cool off. At the start of this month there are 14 offers currently available from seven different ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Deals and Promotions – June 2015


*Updated June 16* With summer now just around the corner, June should prove to be an interesting month for discount brokerage deals and promotions. On the one hand there has been a pullback in the number of deals as we head into the summer, however the same core group of discount brokerages continue to run active promotions. In particular, BMO ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Deals and Promotions – May 2015


*Updated May 19* May is finally upon us. For some investors, this is time of year to be looking to exit the markets for the summer. For others, the ongoing uncertainty of the markets is just too alluring to walk away from, especially with speculation around interest rate hikes. Canadian discount brokerages are mindful of the coming summer slowdown which ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Deals and Promotions – April 2015


*Updated April 17* At the outset of April, there’s lots of deals and promotions activity to report on. Like most people, Canadian discount brokerages have done quite a bit of ‘Spring cleaning’ with their deals. For those looking to open an online trading account, this month has a number of interesting offers to consider. RSP season was a big catalyst ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Deals and Promotions – March 2015


*Updated March 21* March is finally here, and for many it couldn’t be here soon enough.  With it comes the promise of Spring, a time for change and new beginnings.  In an interesting twist, the Canadian discount brokerage deals and promotions landscape seems to be mirroring this phenomenon. Heading into March, there are a number of deals and promotions geared ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Deals and Promotions – February 2015


*Update Feb. 16/2015* It’s fitting that on Superbowl weekend that we launch into one of the most competitive discount brokerage promotions months on record. After all, for football teams and fans alike this is the biggest weekend of the season. For brokerages heading into RSP season the sentiment is somewhat similar.  How can we be so sure? With 21 24 ... Read More »

Discount Brokerage Deals and Promotions – January 2015


*Updated Jan 26/15* Welcome to 2015! For many, the start of a new year is the time to mark a new beginning. For Canada’s online brokerages, however, the theme coming into January isn’t so much about being new as it is about being present. While many of the deals and promotions listed in December were poised to expire at the ... Read More »