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Build your investing knowledge, get inspiration for your portfolio and grow your confidence with the Community1, Practice Accounts and a wide variety of educational materials.

The Community1

Connect with other investors, get investment ideas and even share your own experiences in the RBC Direct Investing Community. It’s a free, anonymous and dynamic place to get inspired about investing.

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Practice Accounts

Want to get your feet wet before you start investing? Or test out a new strategy, risk-free? Practice Accounts give you a real online investing experience, with access to most of the tools and features available in real accounts, without using your own money.

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Getting Started

Whether you’re new to online investing or you want to understand an investment product or strategy you’re considering, visit Getting Started.

“What does it cost to trade stock?”

Pay only $9.95 flat per equity trade2 with no minimum balance or trading activity required or $6.95 flat per equity trade2 with 150+ trades per quarter.

Pricing

“Can I qualify for access to special resources?”

Royal Circle® Legal Disclaimer § members receive access to premium research and other distinct services. Find out how to qualify.

Royal Circle Membership

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.