Investor Education

Want to learn to invest? Start here

The TD Direct Investing Learning Centre offers extensive online resources to help build confidence with self-directed investing. Within WebBroker and the TD app, clients have free access to:

  • Curated videos and learning tools
  • Choose your own path from our extensive library of video lessons
  • Straightforward explanations -from investing basics to advanced techniques
  • Daily live, interactive Master Classes

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Trading education for every investor

How-to videos, platform tours, and online classes to help get you started.
Register for a free introductory Master Class

Choose your path

  • Convenient: Our structured Learning Paths make it easy to pick educational topics that would be relevant to your unique interests as you learn to invest.
  • Make it your own: Check out our extensive library of course materials and choose what you want to learn about.
  • Grow your investing knowledge: Learning Paths are curated video lessons and can help you progressively build your investing knowledge from foundational learning to advanced topics
  • Already a TD Direct Investing client? Log in

Learn your way, at your pace

Build your confidence in our platforms and your investing knowledge. Join us for our daily live, online workshops.

  1. Designed for small groups, where you can see the instructor’s screen for an interactive learning experience

  2. You guide the learning. Once the topic is introduced, the session is driven by questions from the class

  3. Ready to sign up? Look for Master Class schedules and registration under the Learn tab in WebBroker

  4. Not a client yet? We offer live online tours every Monday and Friday. Register now!

Participate with knowledgeable instructors and industry specialists to help build your investing skills.

  1. New live webinars every month. Topics range from introductory sessions on basic concepts and platform tools, to specialized sessions on advanced concepts such as using market reports, advanced order types, and options trading

  2. Live, interactive, instructor-led sessions help you to get the most out of each webinar

  3. Multilingual webinars, available in English, French, Cantonese, and Mandarin

  4. Archived webinars. Gain access to archived courses on demand

A structured learning experience

  1. Convenient. We make it easy for you to select what you want to learn about.

  2. Create your own path. Choose what you want to learn about from our extensive library of course materials

  3. Grow your knowledge. Learning Paths are curated video lessons and can help you progressively build your investing knowledge from foundational learning to advanced topics

Get user-friendly instructions to help you invest confidently.

  1. Learning Centre: Build your investing knowledge through our live, interactive sessions or by viewing our expanding library of online videos

  2. Learn anytime: Whether you’re a new investor or just want to brush up on your skills, take advantage of our inventory of video lessons:

  3. New to investing? These lessons will help you get started by covering foundational concepts on investing in Canadian and US markets

  4. New to TD Direct Investing? Learn how to maximize your WebBroker experience as we take a deeper dive into its extensive features

  • Discover the benefits of investing in SPACs or Special Purpose Acquisition Companies. See why SPACs have gained popularity in recent years.

  • Can Capital Gains Tax actually be a good thing? Can it be reduced or avoided? Understanding this tax can help you stay on the right path.

  • Learn more about tax loss harvesting and its potential as a strategy to offset taxable capital gains.

  • Your guide to day trading – the practice of buying and selling a security multiple times within the same day. See how day traders use short-term volatility to their advantage.

  • Learn about the Home Buyers' Plan and how it can help you leverage your RRSP for a down payment on your first home.

  • Is there a difference between a stockbroker and an online brokerage? If you want to learn more about the difference between a stockbroker and online brokers, this article may be for you.

  • Discover the many ways you can invest with a TFSA and work towards both short-term and long-term goals.

  • Understanding your TFSA contribution room so you can make your savings and investments grow tax-free.

  • Short selling? Shorting a stock? What are the types of strategies? Do I need a margin account? How does all this work? Interested in learning more? Then read on.

  • Investing in dividend stocks may be considered as part of the goal to building long-term wealth. If you are interested in learning more about dividend stocks, this article may be helpful.

  • Stocks are a popular form of investing these days. It helps to understand how to buy stocks before deciding whether or not investing in stocks is right for you.

  • Does the thought of investing in the stock market scare you? Learn the basics about how the stock market works and how you can start investing on your own.

  • This article will help you understand how to invest your money on your own, learn about the different investment accounts, and types of investments.

  • An Initial Public Offering, or IPO, is a private company's first offering of new stock to the investing public. Learn what an IPO is, how it works, how to find new IPOs online, and more.

  • What is an RRSP and what's different about a self-directed RRSP? Discover how investing in a self-directed RRSP may help you save for retirement and defer tax as you manage multiple investments.

  • Many Canadians may not have saved enough for retirement. Here are 5 reasons why making an RRSP contribution in 2020-21 may be more important than ever.

Open an account online – it's fast and easy

Whether you're new to self-directed investing or an experienced trader, we welcome you.

  • Apply online

    It's easy to open a cash, margin, RSP, or TFSA account.

  • Call us

    We're here for you. Monday to Friday, 7 am to 8 pm ET

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  • Book an appointment

    Let's chat, face-to-face at a TD location convenient to you.

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