Our video called “What You Pay to Buy and Sell” sets out what your registered investment advisor must tell you before a trade. This includes any fees and other charges that you must pay, whether your advisor’s firm will receive a trailing commission, and if any deferred sales charge apply.
The video explains the meaning of the terms trailing commission and deferred sales charge.
Knowing this information will enable you to discuss the costs and benefits of the investment with your advisor and how the investment will help you realize your investment goals.
If you have any questions about the information in your relationship disclosure document, talk to your advisor until you understand the information you have received.
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.
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One of the best ways to combat investment fraud is to learn how to avoid and report it. As you probably already know, there are many great websites that offer information on how to protect yourself from a scam artist. However, we don’t always have ready access to the Internet. Also, some people and community […]