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Get Going in 4 Easy Steps

Step 1
Open your Open an account online and you could be investing in as little as 24 hours.1
Step 2
Use our tools and research to find the right investments and plan your approach.
Step 3
Get investing ideas from other investors in our online Investing ideas from other investors in the Community.2
Step 4
Start investing—it’s that easy!

Resources To Help You Get Started

Practice Accounts

Try out our actual online investing site—not a demo. Practice placing trades and get the same online experience as with a real account.

Learn More about practice accounts

Free Investment Seminars

Learn more about do-it-yourself investing, plus how RBC Direct Investing works, in one of our free seminars (available in select cities).

Explore free investment seminars

Investment Services Representative

Have a question? Give us a call. Our Investment Services Representatives are available to help you.

Contact Us

Pay for Trades in a New Way

RBC Direct Investing offers two easy ways to use your RBC Rewards® points.

Grow your investments

Convert your points online to make cash contributions or deposits to a TFSA, RRSP, RESP or non-registered cash account.3

Trade with Points™

Use your points to pay for your online and mobile trade commissions.3

Learn More about trading your points for investments

Reach Your Goals with a Range of Accounts

What are your investment goals?

Whether you’re hoping to retire early, buy a new home or plan a dream wedding, you can find the account(s) that will help you get there.

View All Account Types

Put Your Savings on Auto-Pilot

Are you paying down student loans or other debts, but still want to make saving a priority? A Pre-Authorized Contribution Plan (PAC) is an easy way to make saving regularly a habit. See for yourself today.

Learn More pre-authorized contribution plans

Build a Well-Balanced Portfolio

What Types of Investment Products Appeal to You?

Choose from a wide range of options to find your best match.

View All Investment Choices

Resources to Help You Learn

Wondering what other investors are choosing to invest in? Access the Community, where you can connect with other investors, find new investing ideas or join a discussion in the Forums.

Ways To Grow Your Confidence

“What is the 100% Security Guarantee?”

We offer 100% reimbursement for any unauthorized transactions made through RBC Direct Investing Online Investing.4

Online Security Guarantee

“What does it cost to trade stock?”

Pay only $9.95 flat per equity trade5 with no minimum balance or trading activity required or $6.95 flat per equity trade5 with 150+ trades per quarter.

Pricing (commissions, fees and interest rates)

I’m Ready to Get Started With RBC Direct Investing

Open an account online or try out our actual investing site — not a demo — with a practice account.