Questrade affiliate program
 What's new with the Questrade affiliate program

If you’re looking for all the up-to-date affiliate news, with a splash of narrative brilliance, then you’ve come to the right place. Our affiliate blog will have regular updates that will keep you informed of any changes or improvements coming down the pipeline.
  • Portfolio IQ Affiliate Pricing Plan Update

    Dear affiliates,

    We wanted to let you know we have updated the affiliate program to support Questrade's Portfolio IQ®. Now, when you refer someone who opens and funds a Portfolio IQ® account, you will receive 7.5% of the revenue generated by your referrals.

    If you have questions or want more details about what's new with the affiliate program, please contact us at support@questradeaffiliates.com.

  • Mutual fund portfolios are worth more at Questrade

    Every year, banks, brokers, and financial advisors take a cut of their clients' mutual funds, calling it a trailer fee. Typical.

    We believe that investors deserve to get that money back. Help your readers and viewers put their money back in their pockets with Mutual Fund Maximizer®, a service that rebates trailer fees.

    Mutual Fund Maximizer reimburses trailer fees directly to our clients*. It improves the potential for a portfolio's year-over-year growth through compound investing. There's no need to register; rebates will be applied automatically.

    To help you promote our campaign on your site, we've created new banners for Mutual Fund Maximizer (available in the  affiliate portal).

    If you need any more information about Mutual Fund Maximizer to include in blogs or articles, you can find it here.

    Have questions or comments about Mutual Fund Maximizer? Contact us at support@questradeaffiliates.com.

  • You've got options

    Give your investments some legs. 17 of them to be exact.

    Questrade now offers 17 pre-defined multi-leg option strategies, such as collars, calendars, straddles and strangles. Want something more exotic? Create a custom strategy with up to four legs. All are available in our Questrade IQ trading platforms.

    What are multi-leg option strategies?

    Option traders with a more advanced approach to the markets can use multi-leg strategies to simultaneously buy or sell a series of orders with only one commission (plus legs). They can be used to take advantage of increased leverage, speculate on future price movements, to earn income, to hedge a position (or an entire portfolio), or to lower the cost of purchasing a security.

    For a comprehensive list of all available strategies, go to IQ news, and you can visit help and how to for more information.

    To help you maximize your referral success, we've created new multi-leg option banners, which are accessible in the affiliate portal.

    If you have questions or want more details about multi-leg options, please contact us at support@questradeaffiliates.com.

     

  • Introducing Margin Power

    Power. We all want it.

    For traders and investors, power comes in the form of leverage, also known as buying power. Leverage is built into margin accounts. But TFSAs -- with all their benefits of building wealth tax-free -- are like cash accounts, meaning no leverage is available.

    We're pleased to introduce a powerful solution: an innovative new service called Margin Power, only available at Questrade. The concept is quite simple: our clients connect their margin account with the assets in their TFSA, and presto, they can leverage the assets in their TFSA to enter new positions in their margin account.

    What are the benefits of Margin Power?

    TFSA assets are no longer locked down.
    When a good market opportunity emerges, the increased leverage from the TFSA is available right in the margin account trading platform.
    There's no need to sell securities or transfer in cash to enter a new position*.
    Margin Power acts as an extra buffer against market fluctuations, just like overdraft protection.

    To help you maximize your referral success, we've provided all new Margin Power banner ads in the affiliate portal.

    If you have questions or want more details, please contact us at support@questradeaffiliates.com.

    *Using borrowed money to finance the purchase of securities involves greater risk than using cash resources only. If you borrow money to purchase securities, your responsibility to repay the loan and pay interest by its terms remains the same even if the value of the securities you purchased declines. 

  • Introducing Canada’s lowest commissions

    Did you know we have Canada's lowest commissions?

    This is a big deal to us, and we suspect it would be a big deal to your audience too. Whether they are options or stock traders (or both), we have them covered with our active trader program for everyone -- the Questrade Advantage®. Not active traders? That's covered too with our democratic pricing.

    Now here's the proof:

    The 95¢ stock trade
    The Questrade Advantage® is our active trader program. Register for an advanced market data plan, and your audience would get:

    Stock trades are 1¢ per share (min 95¢ / max $6.95) OR $4.95 flat per trade
    $6.95 option trades plus 75¢ per contract
    Buy ETFs for free

    The $4.95 stock trade
    Democratic pricing. No matter how much you trade or the size of your portfolio, you get great rates and lots of freebies.

    Stock trades are 1¢ per share (min $4.95 / max $9.95)
    $9.95 option trades plus $1 per contract
    Buy ETFs for free

    Questrade clients can buy all Canadian and U.S. listed ETFs commission-free. When they're ready to sell their ETFs, they'll pay standard commission rates.

    What is an ETF?

    An ETF is a pool of assets (like a mutual fund) that's traded intraday on the major stock exchanges (like a stock). ETFs are rapidly gaining popularity, and it pays (literally) to discover why:

    They offer a simple way to balance (and rebalance) a portfolio;
    They give traders room to adjust their strategies to daily value fluctuations;
    Their wide-ranging selection allows traders to create diversified porfolios;
    Their MERs (management expense ratios) are lower than those of mutual funds.

    To support your referral success, we've created all new banners and added them to the affiliate portal.

    If you have questions or want more details, please contact us at support@questradeaffiliates.com.

     

     

  • New promotion - iPad mini contest

    Dear affiliates,

     

    We’re excited about the launch of our new promotion. All new referred clients who open and fund a new account with $1,000 before December 31st, 2012, will receive $50 in free trades and be entered to win 1 of 10 iPad minis.

     

    Plus if your referred client wins the iPad mini, you’ll get one too. How sweet is that?

     

    To help increase your success and maximize referrals from your website, we've put together a package of banners to use on your site. To view the banners, visit the Banners/Links section of the affiliate portal and click on the iPad mini category.

     

    View contest rules and regualtions.

     

    • Ring the NASDAQ opening bell with Questrade

      Dear affiliates,

      We’re excited about the launch of our new promotion. We’re sending a lucky winner (and guest) to the NASDAQ MarketSite to ring the opening bell with Questrade.

      Here's what the grand prize winner will get:

       

      • Opportunity to ring the opening bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite with Questrade.
      • Imagine seeing yourself live on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, Fox Business News, NASDAQ.com, and on the massively famous NASDAQ MarketSite Tower in Times Square, plus photos of your experience shared on the NASDAQ Facebook page. Incredible, right?

      Plus, for every referred client that enters the contest, you'll also earn a ballot to win the grand prize.*

       

      To help increase your success and maximize referrals from your website, we've created banners to promote the contest for your site.

       

      Questions, comments? Contact support@questradeaffiliates.com.

       

      * You'll need to keep the banners on your site for the duration of the contest to be eligible to win.

       

      View contest rules and regualtions.

       

    • Introducing Questrade IQ Mobile

      Dear affiliates,

      Did you know that smart phones are the fastest-growing type of device Canadians use to trade? This means the timing is perfect to introduce IQ Mobile, the latest addition to our suite of IQ trading platforms, to your website visitors.

      IQ Mobile is packed with everything traders need to keep up with the markets from wherever they are:

      Free real-time quotes for Canadian and U.S. markets.
      Super-fast trade executions with direct access to the markets.
      Multiple order types
      Suite of research tools: Intraday Trader* for technical analysis, and Market Intelligence for fundamental analysis.
      Sync your IQ watch lists to your IQ Mobile app.
      Apps for iPhone and Android (BlackBerry coming this fall).
      Plus, your referrals will get $50 in free trades when they open and fund a new account.

      Support for your program

      To help increase your success and maximize referrals from your website, we've put together a package of IQ Mobile promotional tools:

      IQ mobile banners
      Comparison chart showing differences between Questrade IQ Web, IQ Edge, and IQ Mobile.

      Do your site visitors like videos? Embed our IQ Mobile video right on your site and enrich their experience.

      If you have questions or comments about IQ Mobile or any Questrade product or service, contact support@questradeaffiliates.com

      Best regards,
      Questrade Affiliate Team

      *Upgraded data plan required to access Intraday Trader
      http://www.questrade.com/pricing/data_plans.aspx

    • Introducing Questrade IQ - Next generation trading

      Hello Questrade affiliates,

      We're always working on innovative new products and services for our clients. That's why we're excited to announce the launch of our revolutionary new trading platforms, Questrade IQ Web and IQ Edge. With lightning fast order execution and an exclusive suite of research tools, Questrade IQ Web and IQ Edge are the next generation of trading platforms.

      To help increase your success and maximize the referrals from your website, we are providing you with a toolkit of IQ promotional materials:

      Questrade IQ banners
      Tips on promoting Questrade IQ to your subscribers
      Comparison chart showing differences between Questrade IQ Web and IQ Edge

      If you want to find out more about Questrade IQ Web and IQ Edge, register for a free 10 day platform trial practice account.

      If you have any questions or comments, contact support@questradeaffiliates.com

    • Questrade trademark use

      Hello Questrade affiliates,

      We have recently made some changes to our standard affiliate agreement. Please read it carefully to keep up to date on the program agreement, and ensure you adhere to the terms and conditions.

       

      We have noticed that some affiliates have been misusing the Questrade trademark, so please make note of the following:

       

      • The name Questrade is a trademark and should be identified as such.
      • The name Questrade should always be used in a way that distinguishes it from the surrounding text, i.e. in quotes, bold, italics.
      • Affiliates cannot use a variation, phonetic equivalent, foreign language equivalent, takeoff, or abbreviation of a Questrade trademark for any purpose.
      • Anytime the name Questrade is mentioned, it must be followed by a ® and the following attribution clause, must be added at the bottom of the page:

      "Questrade® is a registered trademark and/or service mark of Questrade, Inc. Questrade, Inc. is a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF)."

       

       

      Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

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