Qtrade Guided Portfolios®

Formerly VirtualWealth


A smart, easy way to invest

Qtrade Guided PortfoliosQtrade Guided Portfolios is a simple and convenient digital investing service that provides you with a professionally managed, low-cost portfolio to match your personal financial goals, timeline and risk tolerance. Qtrade Guided Portfolios offers investment portfolios for a wide range of investor needs, including Responsible Investing options. Core portfolios track the performance of Canadian, U.S. and global stock and bonds. Responsible Investing portfolios make a positive impact beyond a financial return. The investment managers evaluate investments based on environmental, social and governance performance and work directly with companies to encourage improvements in their sustainability as well as their growth. Getting started is easy. Tell Qtrade Guided Portfolios a little about yourself and you’ll receive a recommendation for an expertly designed portfolio that fits your needs. Then fund your account online and Qtrade Guided Portfolios will do the rest for you. Qtrade Guided Portfolios provides:
  • A fully automated service so you don’t have to make any investment decisions
  • A professionally managed portfolio of high-quality investments that are diversified across geographies, sectors and industries
  • Continuous oversight and regular rebalancing by our team of experts
  • Mobile apps for tracking your investments
  • Friendly support from knowledgeable investment representatives by email and phone

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What’s the difference between Qtrade Direct Investing and Qtrade Guided Portfolios?

Qtrade Direct Investing

For more sophisticated DIY investors

  • A discount brokerage
  • Buy and sell stocks and ETFs, trade options, and more
  • Low trading fees
  • Manually buy and sell your investments
  • Consistently ranked among the best discount brokerages in Canada according to the Globe and Mail

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Qtrade Guided Portfolios

For investors seeking a simple, automated, and low-cost approach to investing

  • A robo-advisor that invests for you
  • Investing is automated based on your risk tolerance and other factors
  • Easy to use with a modern digital user-interface
  • Portfolios are diversified and low-cost
  • Setup automated monthly deposits and purchases

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Financial technology

Qtrade Guided Portfolios leverages the latest technology to deliver a convenient online investing experience. Your portfolio design and oversight are still handled by investment professionals.
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Human service

As a Member, you can use Qtrade Guided Portfolios and still speak with a PenFinancial Advisor about how your automated investments fit into your financial plan.
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Online banking preview

Your Qtrade Guided Portfolios accounts can be connected and viewed directly through your PenFinancial online banking, making it easy to keep an eye on your investments.

You can open a Qtrade Guided Portfolios account with any amount. Getting started is fast and easy!

Complete the simple goals-based questionnaire.


Open and fund your account online in minutes.


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Qtrade Guided Portfolios

A service you can trust

Qtrade Guided Portfolios is powered by Aviso Wealth, one of Canada’s leading independent financial services providers. Aviso oversees billions in assets under administration and management. It is owned by the provincial credit union Centrals, The Co-operators/CUMIS and Desjardins.

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Note Qtrade Guided Portfolios is a division of Aviso Financial Inc.