October 7, 2016, marks the initial launch of the new InvestRight.org!
InvestRight.org is the cornerstone digital channel for the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) to help British Columbians make informed investing decisions and protect themselves against unsuitable or potentially fraudulent investments. Just like the previous version, you’ll find a variety of tools and information to help you make sense of investing.
Aside from an updated look and feel, there are a number of new features for you to use:
- Videos — Catch up on the latest BCSC InvestRight videos, including Fraudster Exposed and our new series about the investment fees and other charges you pay
- Investor News — Our blog includes announcements, Investor Alerts, and other important communications
A Brief Overview
You’ll notice we’ve changed the way content is organized across InvestRight.org. Five main categories—Investing 101, Informed Investing, Fraud Awareness, Resources, and About—better represent our education materials for investors and the general public.
Fraud Awareness is one of the most important parts of InvestRight.org as it helps you learn how to recognize and reject investment scams or other fraudulent activity.
The Resources section includes helpful content, frequently asked questions, and events.
Get Ready for the Official Launch
October 17, 2016 is the official launch of our BCSC InvestRight public awareness campaign – look for more tools and information on that exciting day.
Give us Your Feedback
From now until then we’ll be making additional updates and tweaks to our new website based on early results and your feedback.
If you would like to know more about anything you see on InvestRight.org, please contact us.
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 BCSC’s online complaint form.
InvestRight.org is the British Columbia Securities Commission’s investor education website.
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