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Choose your asset allocation 

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Your asset allocation 

Choose the weight associated to each asset class by selecting among the 5 following portfolios.

Is this your first foray into the world of do-it-yourself investing? Here are a few definitions and some additional information to refer to as needed. 

 

You will have the option of adding an alternative investment ETF for more diversification.

Alternative investment ETFs provide more diversification and risk management opportunities than conventional asset classes since their objective is to provide low correlation to, and lower volatility than, the return of the equity markets.

  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
  Alternative investment

Looking for additional diversification?  Add an alternative investment ETF.

  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
  Alternative investment

Looking for additional diversification?  Add an alternative investment ETF.

  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
  Alternative investment

Looking for additional diversification?  Add an alternative investment ETF.

  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
 5% Cash
 30%  Fixed-income
 22%  Canadian equity
 22%  U.S. equity
 11%  Global equity
 10% Alternative investment

Looking for additional diversification?  Add an alternative investment ETF.

  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
  Alternative investment

Looking for additional diversification?  Add an alternative investment ETF.


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Choose your strategy 

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Here is the asset allocation you have selected :

Your investment strategy 

For each asset class, choose one of the following three options.


Here are a few definitions and some additional information to refer to as needed. 

 


Fixed-income

BMO Aggregate Bond Index ETF (ZAG) 100%

Invests in a diversified portfolio of federal, provincial, and corporate bonds.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*   

Horizons Active Corporate Bond ETF (HAB) 100%

Invests in a portfolio of debt securities of Canadian and U.S. companies.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*   

ZAG 50% / HAB 50%

 

 

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*   

 

 



Canadian equity

iShares Core S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF (XIC) 100%

Seeks to replicate the index. Invests in the entire Canadian stock market.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

BMO Low Volatility Canadian Equity ETF (ZLB) 100%

Invests in Canadian equities with lower volatility than the market.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

XIC 50% / ZLB 50%

 

 

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

 

 



U.S. equity

iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market Index ETF (XUU) 100%

Seeks to replicate the index. Invests in the entire US stock market.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

BMO MSCI USA High Quality Index ETF (ZUQ) 100%

Invests in U.S. equity markets, while screening for high return on equity, stable year-over-year earnings growth and low financial leverage.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

XUU 50% / ZUQ 50%

 

 

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

 

 



Global equity

iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF (XEF) 100%

Seeks to replicate the index. Invests in over 1500 stocks from Europe, Asia, and Australia.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor EAFE Index ETF (XFI) 100%

Invests in international equity markets while selecting securities based on four factors: value, momentum, quality and low size.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

XEF 50% / XFI 50%

 

 

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

 

 



Alternative investment

Horizons Seasonal Rotation ETF (HAC) 100%

Tactically allocates its exposure amongst equities, fixed income, commodities and currencies during periods that have historically demonstrated seasonal trends.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

 

* The distribution yield is included in the 3 year annualized return


Your portfolio in detail

Below are the details specific to the portfolio you have built.

 

This is a simulation, we will contact you if you wish to activate your portfolio.

 

 

This will let you know the rebalancing fee that would be billed to you annually. A minimum investment of 10 000$ is required.

Your portfolio information:


Your estimated fees:

 

The distribution rates indicated are estimated annualized rates. The distribution payments can be made on an annual, quarterly or monthly basis. The rates and payment frequency of the distributions may change without notice. The total estimated distributions percentage is calculated using the distribution rate and the ETF weight in the portfolio. The indicated rates of return are based on the historical annual compounded total returns including changes in securities value and payment of all dividends and do not take into account transaction fees or income taxes payable by any security holder that would have reduced returns. Management fees and expenses may be associated with investments in ETFs. Please read the prospectus of each ETF before investing. The funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.


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Are you a National Bank Direct Brokerage client?





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Your asset allocation 

Your asset allocation 
  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
  Alternative investment

Looking for additional diversification?  Add an alternative investment ETF.

  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
  Alternative investment

Looking for additional diversification?  Add an alternative investment ETF.

  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
  Alternative investment

Looking for additional diversification?  Add an alternative investment ETF.

  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
 5% Cash
 30%  Fixed-income
 22%  Canadian equity
 22%  U.S. equity
 11%  Global equity
 10% Alternative investment

Looking for additional diversification?  Add an alternative investment ETF.

  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
  Cash
  Fixed-income
  Canadian equity
  U.S. equity
  Global equity
  Alternative investment

Looking for additional diversification?  Add an alternative investment ETF.


Your strategy

Your strategy

Fixed-income

BMO Aggregate Bond Index ETF (ZAG) 100%

Invests in a diversified portfolio of federal, provincial, and corporate bonds.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*   

Horizons Active Corporate Bond ETF (HAB) 100%

Invests in a portfolio of debt securities of Canadian and U.S. companies.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*   

ZAG 50% / HAB 50%

 

 

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*   

 

 



Canadian equity

iShares Core S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF (XIC) 100%

Seeks to replicate the index. Invests in the entire Canadian stock market.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

BMO Low Volatility Canadian Equity ETF (ZLB) 100%

Invests in Canadian equities with lower volatility than the market.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

XIC 50% / ZLB 50%

 

 

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

 

 



U.S. equity

iShares Core S&P U.S. Total Market Index ETF (XUU) 100%

Seeks to replicate the index. Invests in the entire US stock market.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

BMO MSCI USA High Quality Index ETF (ZUQ) 100%

Invests in U.S. equity markets, while screening for high return on equity, stable year-over-year earnings growth and low financial leverage.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

XUU 50% / ZUQ 50%

 

 

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

 

 



Global equity

iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF (XEF) 100%

Seeks to replicate the index. Invests in over 1500 stocks from Europe, Asia, and Australia.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor EAFE Index ETF (XFI) 100%

Invests in international equity markets while selecting securities based on four factors: value, momentum, quality and low size.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

XEF 50% / XFI 50%

 

 

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

 

 



Alternative investment

Horizons Seasonal Rotation ETF (HAC) 100%

Tactically allocates its exposure amongst equities, fixed income, commodities and currencies during periods that have historically demonstrated seasonal trends.

ETF management fees  
Holdings  
3 year annualized return  
Distribution yield*  

 

* The distribution yield is included in the 3 year annualized return


Your portfolio in detail

Below are the details specific to the portfolio you have built.

 

This is a simulation, we will contact you if you wish to activate your portfolio.

 

 

This will let you know the rebalancing fee that would be billed to you annually. A minimum investment of 10 000$ is required.

Your portfolio information:


Your estimated fees:

 

The distribution rates indicated are estimated annualized rates. The distribution payments can be made on an annual, quarterly or monthly basis. The rates and payment frequency of the distributions may change without notice. The total estimated distributions percentage is calculated using the distribution rate and the ETF weight in the portfolio. The indicated rates of return are based on the historical annual compounded total returns including changes in securities value and payment of all dividends and do not take into account transaction fees or income taxes payable by any security holder that would have reduced returns. Management fees and expenses may be associated with investments in ETFs. Please read the prospectus of each ETF before investing. The funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.


Your personal information 

Your personal information 

Are you a National Bank Direct Brokerage client?





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