Questrade VS Wealthsimple: Which Online Broker Should You Choose?
Online brokerage has grown in popularity in recent years, driving down trading costs between fiercely competitive platforms. There are now a wide variety of online brokers on the Canadian market, with different prices, features and tools. With the arrival of new players and an expanding user base, it can be difficult for you to find […]
Interactive Brokers: Pros and Cons in 2024
Interactive Brokers is a publicly-traded company (IBKR), and its online brokerage platform contains several features, not found in some of the industry’s biggest players. Here’s a review of a very satisfactory experience. What is Interactive Brokers? Less known than any other discount broker operating in Canada, Interactive Brokers has a long history. While well-known players like […]
How to diversify a stock portfolio ?
It is wise not to put all of your eggs into one basket in the world of investing. Putting all of your money into a single stock could wreak havoc on your wallet if that particular company or its business sector goes bankrupt. For this reason, financial advisors often talk about the necessity of portfolio […]
Canadian all-in-one ETFs: an attractive alternative to robo-advisors
The popularity of robo-advisor services is well established. Investors are most attracted to these products due to the fact that they are professionally managed. However, a new competitor has emerged and risks changing the landscape! This product is called an all-in-one ETF or an asset allocation ETF. Like all ETFs, you can buy all-in-one ETFs […]
10 TSX Growth Stocks to Watch Out for In 2024 and Beyond
There are multiple strategies to invest in the stock market. For passive investors who do not have the time or expertise to identify individual stocks, passive investing is the right option. Here, investors can look to buy exchange-traded funds that provide diversification and lowers overall risk. While Warren Buffett is a fan of value investing […]
How to Protect Your Investment Portfolio from Inflation
Like any investor, you hope that your investment portfolio grows over time, generating a solid rate of return each year. But if rapidly rising inflation takes hold, your returns will start looking much less impressive. If you hold mostly short-term investments, such as Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs) and treasury bills, your returns could turn negative […]
Who Owns Wealthsimple? The Answer May Surprise You
We started from the bottom now we’re here. Who’s we? Wealthsimple is the new kid on the fintech block kicking butt and taking names. If you haven’t heard of Wealthsimple, they’re only the biggest online investment and trading platform in the country. They’re on a mission to make “financial freedom a fundamental human right,” starting […]
4 Mining Stocks On The TSX Ventures You Should Know About
Want to invest in gold? What about Lithium, which powers the batteries of electric cars and is a sustainable new energy? Then you need to follow Canadian stock news. A quoted 47% of the world’s public mining companies list on the combined Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) or Toronto Stock Venture Exchange (TSXV), and the Canadian […]
Five Pitfalls to Avoid When Investing in the Stock Market
Investing in the stock market isn’t child’s play. There are emotional pitfalls that can hit you hard and lead you to make investment mistakes. Even with my experience, I’ve already fallen into one of these traps. We’re only human! Here are five of these traps and how to avoid falling into them. 1. The illusion […]
How do you rebalance a portfolio?
In March 2020, the stock markets fell due to the lockdown announced in several economies as a result of Covid-19 beginning to spread. While it is important to diversify your portfolio, you should also monitor it and rebalance it regularly, to maintain your target asset allocation. Rebalancing is done by buying and selling securities in […]
Why Halal investment should not attract Muslims only ?
After introducing a revolutionary digital system to the West that has transformed mathematics and commerce forever, it seems that Islamic principles can still be very useful to our wallets, thanks to Islamic finance. Halal investing, which is the cousin of Islamic finance, is most notably known to favour less risky and more stable investments. What […]