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Identify the Investment Fraud Warning Signs

Mar 05, 2019 10:59 am | Author: Julian Davis

Fewer than half of British Columbians recognize all of the warning signs of investment fraud, according to a new study commissioned by the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC). When presented with six scenarios associated with...

A Simple Guide to Understanding RRSPs

Feb 22, 2019 8:51 am | Author: Julian Davis

For many Canadians, saving for retirement can be an overwhelming and complicated journey. Starting is often the hardest part. Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) are accounts registered with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), that help...

BCSC Releases Research Findings on Canadian Investors

Jan 24, 2019 9:40 am | Author: Julian Davis

Canadians, even those with investments, have trouble seeing themselves as “investors,” according to a new study commissioned by the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC). The survey revealed that less than one third of Canadians think...

Things to Consider When Investing in Marijuana

Jan 07, 2019 3:26 pm | Author: Julian Davis

October 17th, 2018 marked the beginning of the legalization and regulation of recreational marijuana (cannabis) in Canada. Anyone who is considering investing in marijuana companies - either producers or those providing ancillary products or services...

Investment Caution List: 14 New Additions

Dec 03, 2018 1:56 pm | Author: investright

The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) added 14 companies to the Investment Caution List. The list identifies unregistered securities trading activity and unqualified securities promoted in, or purporting to be sold from British Columbia (B.C.). The BCSC relies...

What are Mortgage Investment Corporations?

Nov 06, 2018 11:40 am | Author: Malka

Mortgage investment corporations (MICs) are pools of capital that invest in private mortgages in Canada (primarily residential mortgages). MICs are investments that offer individual investors direct exposure to the mortgage market in Canada. The Canadian...