Get your first 10K managed for free

At ModernAdvisor, our goal is to help you meet your goals faster. And while we pride ourselves on offering professional investment management at a very low cost, we wanted to make it even easier to choose us to manage your investments. That’s why we’ve decided to eliminate management fees altogether if your total invested with us is 10K or less. […]

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Socially Responsible ETFs

ModernAdvisor was the first online investment advisor (aka robo-advisor) in Canada to offer a socially responsible investment option back in February 2016.  At that time SRI options in the ETF space were much more limited than we would have liked, as a result our SRI portfolios did not have any non-North American developed market or emerging market exposure.  We’ve since […]

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Introducing Custom Portfolios

Custom Portfolios: Automation Meets Customization When it comes to investing, we truly believe that simple is better. And for most Canadians, a simple, well-diversified portfolio of low-cost ETFs is the best long-term investment strategy available. We started ModernAdvisor as a cost-effective way to build and rebalance those portfolios. And while our broad range of standard portfolios work well for most investors, […]

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Investing 101 Webinar

Investing 101 Webinar with Navid Boostani, CFA If you’re just getting started with investing and want to learn the basics, we’ve got you covered. On June 9th, we hosted a webinar on the basics of investing. If you missed it, you can watch the recording here: Transcript Welcome to our webinar, my name is Navid Boostani and I’m co-founder and […]

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10 Common Misconceptions About Robo Advisors (Part 2)

Continued from 10 Common Misconceptions About Robo Advisors (Part 1) Misconception #6 – Humans are inherently better investors (and advisors) than robo advisors Intuitively, it seems like humans would have the advantage over technology, that an algorithm could never perform as well as a human advisor. There’s a hesitation in handing over the reins to an unfeeling algorithm, even when […]

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RRSP Deadline – Why You Should Care

RRSP contributions can increase your income tax refund Get those sweet, sweet tax savings. Time is running out to contribute to your RRSP for the 2015 2016 tax year. Why should you care? Read on. But first – do you: Have any outstanding high-interest debt, like credit cards? Unless you have a contribution-matching program through your employer (hello, free money!), the […]

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