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Scotia iTRADE® Bootcamp
Open an account with the promotional code STU and get 5 free equity trades*
Also get 5 free equity trades for attending the Scotia iTRADE Bootcamp webinars*
When registering for the webinars, please make sure to use the same email address as the one you used to open your new or existing Scotia iTRADE account to get the free equity trades. You must be of legal age in your province/territory of residence to open an account with Scotia iTRADE.
Register for this 4-part webinar series
Money is one thing that will impact almost every aspect, and every stage, of your life. Financial literacy is all about helping you make smarter and more confident decisions. While you may be decades away from retirement, it’s never too early to gain the right investing knowledge and skills. They could significantly help you maximize your investing success.
The world of investing seems complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. Starting in July, this series of four webinars will give you a great overview of basic investing concepts, and the roles of key investment vehicles in a well-rounded portfolio.
Week 1: Investment Planning Considerations
Get a primer on the benefits of having a solid investment strategy, the potential risks and rewards, and a lot more.
Wed, Jul 7, 2021 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT
Week 2: Stock Markets Introduction
Learn how the stock markets function, and how investors buy and sell securities of publicly traded companies.
Wed, Jul 14, 2021 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT
Week 3: Stocks and Exchange Traded Funds Introduction
Get up-to-speed on these two popular investment vehicles, and the key differences between them.
Wed, Jul 21, 2021 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT
Week 4: Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Introduction
You’ll learn about sustainable investing, and how to combine your financial investments with positive societal impact.
Wed, Jul 28, 2021 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT
Scotia iTRADE Bootcamp is completely free, and there’s no obligation of any kind.
Young Investors Offer
We’ll waive the low activity account administration fee and the RRSP account administration fee (if applicable) up to and including the year you turn 26 years old.†† This is a potential saving of up to $200 annually!
Conditions apply. Offer valid for new and existing Scotia iTRADE® clients with accounts, excluding Cash Optimizer Investment accounts. If you currently have no existing Scotia iTRADE accounts and you open and enroll in this offer one or more new Scotia iTRADE account(s) (each, a “New Account”) by August 30, 2021, then part of the commissions associated with the first 5 online commissionable trades of Equities, Options and ETFs placed before or on December 31, 2021 will be credited back to your New applicable Account(s) by January 31, 2022 to a maximum amount of $9.99 per trade in the currency of the account (maximum total commission rebate of $49.95). In addition, if you’ve opened a New Account or have an existing account and also register and complete our Scotia iTRADE Bootcamp (4-part webinar series) by July 28, 2021, part of the commissions associated with 5 online commissionable trades of Equities, Options and ETFs placed before or on December 31, 2021 will be credited back to your New or existing applicable account(s) by January 31, 2022 to a maximum amount of $9.99 per trade in the currency of the account (maximum total commission rebate of $49.95). New clients opening a new account must enter the promotional code STU for the free equity trades offer when submitting the New Account application to enroll. When registering for the Scotia iTRADE Bootcamp, clients must use the same email address as the one they used to open their new or existing Scotia iTRADE account(s) to enroll in the 5 free equity trades offer.
Any request to enroll by opening a new account received after August 30, 2021 will not qualify for this promotion. To qualify for this offer, you must maintain all of your accounts at Scotia iTRADE in good standing, not be in a disallowed debit position and not have any outstanding margin calls due. This offer has no cash redemption value. This offer cannot be transferred or combined with any other promotional offer (excluding Refer-a-Friend). Limited to one offer per client. In case of joint account only one account holder will be entitled to receive free equity trades. Scotia iTRADE reserves the right to modify and/or cancel this offer at any time without notice in its sole discretion.
The Low Activity Account Administration Fee (“LAAA Fee”) is charged on a per account basis each calendar quarter. This fee will be assessed based on the client’s account balances, trading activity and age at the close of business on each of March 15, June 15, September 15 and December 15 of each year. The LAAA Fee will be waived; i) for new clients who have opened their first account at Scotia iTRADE within the 6 preceding months, ii) for client accounts where at least 1 commission-generating trade was executed in any one or more of client’s Scotia iTRADE accounts during the preceding 3 months, iii) for Registered Plan accounts (RRSP, RIF, LIRA, LIF, RESP, TFSA), iv) for Cash Optimizer Investment Accounts, v) for clients with total account equity at Scotia iTRADE greater than $10,000, vi) for accounts of clients who have achieved the age of majority but are under 26 years of age at any point during the year for which LAAA Fees are assessed and vii) for Unclaimed Accounts, provided that in each of (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (v) and (vi), all accounts of the client are fully activated and the client has a valid and current mailing address on file with Scotia iTRADE. With respect to (vi), if applicable, the LAAA Fees will be charged for the year subsequent to the year during which the client turns 26 years of age. Commission-generating trades are buys and sells of: Equities, Options, Mutual Funds subject to commissions, and Fixed Income instruments. Buys and Sells of GICs, ETFs which do not generate a commission, Canada Savings Bonds and Provincial Savings Bonds, are examples of trades that do not generate commissions.
The registered account fee plus applicable taxes is charged on a per account basis each calendar year. This fee will be assessed based on the client's account balances, trade activity and age at the close of business on September 15 of each year. The registered account fee will be waived for accounts of clients; i) who have executed at least 12 commission-generating trades in any one or more of their Scotia iTRADE accounts during the preceding 12 months; ii) with total account equity at Scotia iTRADE greater than $25,000, and iii) who have achieved the age of majority but are under 26 years of age at any point during the year for which the registered account fee is assessed, provided that in each of (i), (ii) and (iii), all accounts of the client are fully activated and the client has a valid and current mailing address on file with Scotia iTRADE. With respect to (iii), if applicable, the registered account fee will be charged for the year subsequent to the year during which the client turns 26 years of age.