If you’re getting frustrated by the investment offerings of your bank or you’re sick of buying investments through your financial planner, it may be time to take the plunge and set up your own discount brokerage account. You’ll be able to eliminate the middleman and make the trades you want when you want.
Here’s a round up of Canada’s discount brokerages. While researching the companies, make sure to find one that has fees that are appropriate to your trading frequency. Some offer reduced fees for heavy traders or people with large accounts.