Today we launched a new webpage on InvestRight called Introduction to Investing in British Columbia. The page is available in the following languages:
The page is a starting point for new investors, including people who are new to Canada as well as those whose first language is not English. The information on this page is meant to help new investors make more informed investment decisions and help them to better protect their money.
What’s on the New Page
As the title of the page suggests, the Introduction to Investing page covers the basics of investing. The topics covered include:
- Saving and investing
- Types of investment accounts
- Buying investment products
- Working with a registered investment advisor or firm
- Investment fraud
Report a Concern
If you have any concerns about a person or company offering an investment opportunity, please contact BCSC Inquiries at 604-899-6854 or 1-800-373-6393 or through e-mail at [email protected] You can also file a complaint or submit a tip anonymously using the BCSC’s online complaint form.
InvestRight.org is the British Columbia Securities Commission’s investor education website.
Kick off your investor journey by learning basic investing terms and topics. These videos can help you understand differences between saving and investing, how common investment accounts work, what it means to be a passive versus an active investor, and more.
When it comes to investing, it's all about understanding your current financial situation, your goals, and your risk tolerance.