Become a self-directed investor
Open an account
To invest with NBDB, you'll need a brokerage account. Select an account type based on your objectives.
Choose InvestCube, our automatic rebalancing solution, or opt for self‑directed investing using our brokerage platform.
You'll get an email within 24 to 72 hours so you can activate your account and start investing.
Diversify your portfolio with a range of investment products, including stocks, ETFs and options.
Use our array of tools to assess your choices and explore new investment ideas.
Get access to timely financial news and analysis from Stéfane Marion's team at National Bank Financial, Morningstar analysts, and the Dow Jones Morning Briefing.
Learn how to get started in just 3 simple steps.
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Gain insight into the financial markets and discover tools to help you meet your objectives.
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We have three questions to help you assess your current level of self-directed investment knowledge.
Answer the questions
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