Get Started with Investing

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This is a free resource that provides you with basic information on how to get started with investing.

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What You’ll Learn

How to Get Started

Consider if investing is right for you at this time. This means understanding your financial self, and knowing the differences between saving and investing.

Investment Basics

Learn about common types of investments and investment accounts, as well as how to choose investments that are right for you.

How to Choose a Professional

Understand registration and learn how to do a background check so that you can find the investment professional or service that works for you.

Active vs. Passive Investing

Learn the differences between active and passive investing to see what might work for you.


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About BC Securities Commission InvestRight

A key goal of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) is to empower investors to protect their financial interests and become better informed about investment products and services. The InvestRight website provides investors with online tools and information to help them make wise investing decisions and protect themselves against unsuitable or potentially fraudulent investments.