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    Wealthsimple Trade Review

    by Yusuf Ahmed Last Updated: August 8, 2020

    Wealthsimple Trade boasts being the first Canadian, $0-commission, mobile stock-trading app to hit the market.

    That’s right, without paying any commissions for trading, Wealthsimple Trade offers users access to a variety of Canadian and U.S. stocks and ETFs right through your phone.

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    Can I Use Tastyworks in Canada? (2020)

    by Mia Nancy Last Updated: August 1, 2020

    Is Tastyworks coming to Canada? While there has been a lot of discussion on the topic over the past year, we reached out to Tastyworks at the end of April and they did confirm they are indeed still working on coming to Canada. A firm timeline is still unknown, however hopefully some time in 2020.

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    Can I Use Robinhood in Canada? (2020)

    by Shawn Gant Last Updated: August 1, 2020

    Is Robinhood available in Canada? Unfortunately it is not.

    Is Robinhood coming to Canada? There hasn’t been any official announcement from Robinhood that they’ll be coming to Canada. While recently, brokers in the US such as Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade have moved to $0 trades, there hasn’t been any similar movement in Canada.

  • The app features an interface where users select their top brands from Drop’s growing list of partner merchants. From there, users link their card and… that’s it. Any time you spend on your linked card at Drop’s partner merchants, you get rewarded with Drop points. Once you have enough, these can be cashed out for gift cards to major brands, with Drop’s website mentioning Netflix, Amazon, and Starbucks.

  • Vancouver-based WealthBar, however, takes a different approach. While their platform uses similar investing strategies that other robo-advisors invest in, they take it up two notches. One notch focuses on unique investments outside the traditional low-cost investing strategies while the other focuses on getting you more involved, not less, in your financial future.

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