An app that allows Canadians to turn spare change into bitcoin

The idea of investing in some Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies can seem intriguing, but actually making that investment can be daunting, and many Canadians are still unsure how to get involved in the crypto world.

Published on: December 14th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

RBC launches ‘robo-advisor’ service for automated investing

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is putting investment on autopilot, launching on Thursday a new 'robo-advisor' across Canada. RBC InvestEase is an online investment platform that offers automated advice, recommendations and ongoing portfolio

Published on: November 29th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

TD updates self-directed investing platform in response to user demand

For much of the past decade, the biggest Canadian names in self-directed investing have included online brokerages and startups like Wealthsimple and Questrade. But as TD Bank Group illustrates, some traditional Canadian banks

Published on: January 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Wealthsimple offers investing service to millennials

A new Toronto-based startup hopes to disrupt the investment services industry for millennials by catering to them with text messages and algorithms rather than golf games and working lunches. Wealthsimple is hoping that

Published on: September 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Lessons learned from the ‘first publicly traded’ man

Kenneth Mike Merrill, also known as “kmikeym,” the first publicly traded person. Merrill is also an office manager, entrepreneur, and sometime artist. He has been his own personal stock market since early 2008.

Published on: June 20th, 2013 Monica Goyal