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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? As a client, you can access the Community: Find new investing ideas to gain investing ideas or join a discussion. You can also create a customized investment learning plan based on your answers to a few quick and easy questions.

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.