Like every other investment, you pay built-in MER fees to fund companies in addition to CI Direct Investing fees. You won't see this money deducted from your account, but we thought you should know about it.
|Private Investment Portfolios||1.00%||1.55%||1.40%|
|ETF Portfolios||Private Investment Portfolios|
Whatever questions you have, your dedicated CI Direct Investing adviser will help you answer it. They'll always know your story.
Your money is protected under the Canadian Investor Protection Fund, which insures your money in case of insolvency for up to $1,000,000 per account type. Read about how we keep your money safe in our blog post.
Most institutions charge a transfer fee, but we'll gladly refund this fee for transfers over $25,000 for a maximum refund $150. To get a refund, message your adviser. Unfortunately, we can't refund penalties on the early sale of mutual funds.
Never. We strongly believe in full transparency when it comes to how much you pay. We'll never take a dime in commissions.
Your account won't be invested in your portfolio until you reach $1,000. You can set up a recurring deposit that'll get you automatically invested when it reaches $1,000.
This compares the average cost of investing in CI Direct Investing's Balanced ETF portfolio against the average cost of investing with mutual funds of 1.93%†. The CI Direct Investing results assume CI Direct Investing's management fee plus the 0.25% MER of our Balanced ETF portfolio.
†: Monitoring Trends in Mutual Fund Cost of Ownership and Expense Ratios - Strategic Insights, June 2019
Here's what you can expect, based on the amount you invest across all of your CI Direct Investing accounts.
|First $150,000||0.60% annually|
|Next $350,000||0.40% annually|
|Above $500,000||0.35% annually|
If Sally invests $25,000, her total yearly fee would be $150 (at 0.60%).