Business Investing


Grow and keep your business operations on track with investment solutions designed to suit your needs.

What is your investment goal?

Knowing your business goals can help you determine what type of investment options you should be considering to meet your short and long-term goals.

GICs


Meet your business needs with a low-risk investment that provides a guaranteed rate of return over a fixed period. Terms range from 30 days to 5 years.

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Mutual Fund


Choose from a wide range of professionally managed mutual funds. Diversify the type of fund or portfolio of funds that fit the financial goals of your business.

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Group RRSP


A group RRSP is an employer-sponsored retirement savings plan, similar to an individual RRSP, but administered on a group basis by an employer.

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Our Advisors are here for you!

As a business owner, we understand that you have complex investment needs. We will work closely with you to discuss your investment options so you can invest with confidence and take your business to the next level.

Investing isn’t one-size-fits-all

Qtrade Investor

We have partnered with Qtrade Investor to provide you with online investing from one of Canada’s best online brokers. If you prefer to self-manage your investments, Qtrade Investor gives you the account options, investment choices, and research tools you need to build a custom investment portfolio. 

Best for businesses that want to build their own investment portfolio and execute trades themselves. 

Financial Advisors

Get investment advice from the wealth professionals at 1st Choice Savings. They will take the time to get to know you, your risk comfort level and will help you develop an investment plan that works for you.

Best for businesses that want a one-on-one meeting with a wealth specialist to structure, preserve and optimize wealth or map out their long long or short term business investment goals. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions



A financial plan creates a complete picture of your finances. It determines your short and long-term financial goals.  Your goals may change at each stage of your business, it is important to have a road map to assist you in achieving them and identifies important milestones so you know you’re on the right track.

A rule of thumb is to save the equivalent of three to six months of business expenses in an emergency fund/rainy-day fund to get you through unexpected events such or financial setbacks. These reserved funds will prevent dipping into your business savings or borrowing from your credit card.

Determine what you want to achieve, whether it’s a short-term or long-term goal, level of risk, financial and business situation. For instance, if your risk tolerance is low, you may want to choose a secure and low risk investment like a guaranteed investment certificate (GIC). If your risk tolerance is higher, you may want to leverage the growth potential of the markets.

There are many investing options for building your business savings and growing wealth based on your objectives and business situation.  Achieve your goals with the help of one of our expert investment advisors.

Looking to manage your own portfolio? Our Wealth Management team offers simple, innovative tools for self‑directed investors.

Would you rather work with an advisor? Grow your wealth and achieve your goals with the help of an expert investment advisor

Investing Essentials

Tips, tools and resources to help you make better investment decision.

Calculators

Estimate how much money you’ll need to meet business your goals based on your current earnings and savings. See how fast your investment or savings can grow.

Wealth Management

Wealth Management offers a full range of wealth management services to help address your business financial needs - no matter how complex or simple they are. 

Employee Investment

Investing in your employees is the future! We can make saving for retirement an easy process for you and your employees


Mutual funds are offered through Credential Asset Management Inc.  Mutual funds and other securities are offered through Credential Securities, a division of Credential Qtrade Securities Inc. VirtualWealth is a trade name of Credential Qtrade Securities Inc.  Online brokerage services are offered through Qtrade Investor, a division of Credential Qtrade Securities Inc. Qtrade is a  registered mark owned by Aviso Wealth Inc. Credential Securities is a registered mark owned by Aviso Wealth Inc.

Mutual funds and related financial planning services are offered through Credential Asset Management Inc. Mutual funds, other securities and securities related financial planning services are offered through Credential Securities, a division of Credential Qtrade Securities Inc. Credential Securities is a registered mark owned by Aviso Wealth Inc. Online brokerage services are offered through Qtrade Direct Investing, a division of Credential Qtrade Securities Inc. Qtrade and Qtrade Direct Investing are trade names and trademarks of Aviso Wealth. VirtualWealth is a trade name of Credential Qtrade Securities Inc.
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