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: Investing Basics For Beginners

13 min read

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

10 min read

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

9 min read

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

14 min read

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.

How to Invest Money Wisely

15 min read

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

7 min read

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.

Wealthsimple is investing on autopilot.

Other resources

Investing-101

Learn the difference between the two main investing philosophies, active and passive investing.

Learn more about investing

See all

How to Buy on Margin

8 min read

Buying on margin is a high-risk, high-reward investment strategy where you borrow money from a bank to purchase securities.

Financial Advisors: How To Choose & The Cost

14 min read

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.

What Are Negative Interest Rates?

6 min read

Negative interest rates are essentially savings interest rates below zero. Here's everything else you could possibly want to know about negative interest rates.

What's the best robo advisor?

1 min read

We're biased, of course. But we have good reason to be.

How to Buy Stocks - Beginners Guide

13 min read

Easy-to-follow instructions to get you started buying, selling and hopefully making money investing in stocks.

What are dividends?

8 min read

You’ve heard of dividend stocks, but what are they? Let’s look at the definition of a dividend and an explanation of why companies pay dividends.