Investing

Investing is the art of using your money to make more money. The concepts and practices are simple, if you know about them. Here are the most important things to know.

Investing 101 For Beginners | How To Start | Wealthsimple

Want to invest like a pro? Learn the basics of investing from us and we'll have you on the road to investing in no time.

How the Stock Market Works In Canada?

Losing sleep wondering how the stock market works? Today's your lucky day. We'll impart all you need to know to become a market pro in no time.

Active vs Passive Investing in Canada 2022

Not sure of the difference between these two investment philosophies? Not for long you're not! We'll set you straight and even tell you how to get started.

Financial Advisors: How To Choose & The Cost

Find out exactly what a financial advisor does, what they cost, and why you might need one. We'll also give you our best advice for choosing financial advisors.

Best way To Invest Money In Canada 2022

All the fundamentals the beginning investor should know to make wise investment decisions. Find out how and where you should invest your hard earned cash.

Best Investing Strategies

There's no one-size-fits-all best investing strategy—everyone's needs and goals are different. But there are some basics that most investors should consider when building their investment strategy.

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What is dollar cost averaging?

It's an investment strategy designed to reduce volatility in a portfolio.

Wealthsimple vs Questrade In 2022

Wealthsimple is a Questrade alternative that doesn't charge commission fees or require account minimums. It offers fractional shares and cryptocurrencies, but not options trading (coming soon), mutual funds, international equities, bonds, or GICs.

Wealthsimple vs RBC Direct Investing (2022)

Wealthsimple is a RBC alternative that offers similar investment products but also offers crypto exchanges and fractional shares, and does not charge commission fees or require any account minimums.

Wealthsimple vs TD Direct Investing (2022)

Wealthsimple is a TD alternative that offers a simpler and more streamlined investing platform with lower and less complicated fees and less restrictions for non-premium account holders

What is compound interest?

It's the process by which the money you make on your principal investment itself becomes part of the principle for further investment.

The Pros & Cons of Investing in Cash

Find out why although cash is a “safe” investment it isn’t always necessarily the best one.