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Practice Accounts

Practice Accounts Not ready to commit? Try before you buy with a free Practice Account!

Don’t feel ready to start managing your own investments? No problem! Consider a Practice Account, which lets you try out the RBC Direct Investing site without using real money.

Practice Accounts are not a demo—they are integrated into our actual online investing site. You can practice placing trades and get the same online experience as with a real account. Best of all, you risk nothing.

  • Activate a Practice Account for free in just minutes
  • Enjoy risk–free investing using our actual online investing site
  • Access the tools and education you need to become a better investor
  • Receive $100,000 of no-risk "practice money" per Practice Account
  • Open multiple Practice Accounts, including a Cash, Margin and RSP account
  • With a Practice Account, you can join the Community1, where you can exchange potential investing ideas in a secure and anonymous environment.

Get started today. Try before you buy with a free Practice Account!

Practice Accounts are available to all existing RBC Direct Investing and RBC Online Banking clients.

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1) Specific terms and conditions apply for membership in the RBC Direct Investing Community. For details please sign into the RBC Direct Investing online investing site, click the link to the Legal Terms of Use and read the RBC Direct Investing Community – Terms of Service.