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BCSC InvestRight Gets a Makeover

We’ve got a new look! For October’s Investor Education Month 2022, we unveiled a brand new look for BCSC InvestRight. The site is still brimming with unbiased information, with the added benefit of new features to make navigating easier, so you can spend less time looking and more time learning. What’s New? BCSC […]

2022 Highlight Reel: BCSC InvestRight’s Year in Review

It’s been a jam-packed year of investor education at the BCSC. From new resources to hosting a crypto Q&A to covering timely topics – we’re here to help British Columbians navigate the ups, downs, and in-betweens of investing.

BCSC InvestRight BC Investment Fees Study Infographic

[…] So investors, take a look at the investment  fees you pay and 1 Know that fees afect  your returns over  time 3 Start a fee  conversation with  your advisor 2 Learn what you pay  your registered  investment advisor 44% And only 44% think that paying  1% more or less in fees will make  a diference to their returns Many BC investors still don’t know how,  or how much, they paid their advisor   36% aren’t familiar with the types of fees they pay 28% aren’t sure how their advisor is paid Investors pay 2 types of fees   BUT ONLY 34% KNOW HOW MUCH  THEIR INVESTMENT ADVISOR  RECEIVED IN INDIRECT FEES 34% HALF KNOW THE TOTAL  AMOUNT OF DIRECT FEES  THEY PAID 51% FEES ARE A FACT OF INVESTING. FIND OUT WHAT YOU PAY. 1% IN FEES MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE DIRECTINDIRECT Do you know what you pay in fees? BCSC study confirms investors  need to learn more about fees

BCSC InvestRight Investor Readiness For Better Investing Part 3

[…] a margin of error cannot be calculated, however, because the online survey was not a random probability based sample. The Marketing Research and Intelligence Association prohibits statements about margins of sampling error or population estimates with regard to most online panels . NEW IN PART 3 90 Completes New in PART 2 214 completes […]

BCSC launches three-year InvestRight “Be Fraud Aware” campaign

[…] By delivering this message over a three-year period, we believe that, over time, more people will be able to recognize warning signs of investment fraud and warn others. It is also our hope that people will call our inquiry line 1-800-373-6393, or report on-line if they have information about a suspicious scheme. Chinese South Asian

BC Securities Commission launches new saveSMART InvestRight program

[…] in the form of an interactive web-based learning tool. The City is now widely used in all provinces and territories. “Teaching financial life skills and raising awareness about their importance is a priority for the BCSC,” concluded Bowles. The BCSC is the independent provincial government agency responsible for regulating trading in securities within the […]