Questrade is best known for offering rock-bottom commissions for trading stocks. You can buy and sell individual stocks for as low as $4.95 per trade. Questrade even introduced commission-free purchases for any ETF in North America. You can open your own self-directed investing account with Questrade with as little as $1,000. Unlike the big discount…

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How Index Funds Compare To Equity Mutual Funds

This article was originally published more than seven years ago and remains of the most widely read investing pieces on Boomer & Echo. I’ve updated the 10-year returns of the funds listed below. Not surprisingly, the returns of low cost index funds still beat the more expensive equity funds. Despite numerous studies showing that Canadian…

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