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What is a Money Mule? 

What is a Money Mule? 

A money mule is someone who acts as a middle person to transfer money generated by illegal or criminal activity.

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What You Should Know About Investing in Your 20s

What You Should Know About Investing in Your 20s

Though investing might seem intimidating, it can significantly impact your financial well-being in the long run.

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How Well do You Know Elder Financial Abuse? Test Your Knowledge

How Well do You Know Elder Financial Abuse? Test Your Knowledge

Every June, the BCSC recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), but elder financial abuse can occur anytime.

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The Value of Choosing a Trusted Contact Person

The Value of Choosing a Trusted Contact Person

Establishing a TCP goes a long way in ensuring your financial well-being. Here are some things to consider before appointing a TCP.

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Gambling vs. Investing

Gambling vs. Investing

It’s true that investing and gambling both involve risk and choice. But gambling is typically a short-lived activity, while investing can last a lifetime.

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A Simple Guide to Understanding RRSPs

A Simple Guide to Understanding RRSPs

Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) are accounts registered with the Canada Revenue Agency that help you save for retirement or other goals.

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Younger Investors are More Speculative in Their Investing

Younger Investors are More Speculative in Their Investing

According to the latest BCSC research, young adults today are increasingly taking on more risk by investing in specific companies.

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Identify the Investment Fraud Warning Signs

Identify the Investment Fraud Warning Signs

Learn about the investment fraud warning signs with five new videos.

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3 Investing Pitfalls You’ll Want to Avoid

3 Investing Pitfalls You’ll Want to Avoid

We craft an investing scenario that describes three common investing pitfalls, and go over how to recognize and avoid them.

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What Investors Should Know About Mini-Tender Offers

What Investors Should Know About Mini-Tender Offers

What's the difference between a take-over bid and a mini-tender offer?

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CSA Investor Alert: Fraudulent social media “investment groups” take advantage of unsuspecting investors

CSA Investor Alert: Fraudulent social media “investment groups” take advantage of unsuspecting investors

The CSA warns Canadians about fraudulent “investment groups” promoted on social media like Facebook and Instagram. These groups could be running a scam called a “pump and dump.”

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Enforcement Roundup – June 2024

Enforcement Roundup – June 2024

The June 2024 edition of the Enforcement Roundup features two enforcement actions taken by the BC Securities Commission. It also includes 16 new additions to the Investment Caution List.

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Enforcement Roundup – May 2024

Enforcement Roundup – May 2024

The Enforcement Roundup is a monthly summary of enforcement-related activities in British Columbia taken by securities regulators.

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Shedding a Light on Elder Abuse in 2024 

Shedding a Light on Elder Abuse in 2024 

This month is important because it's not just about safeguarding investments; it's about protecting the vulnerable members of our society from falling victim to financial exploitation.

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Enforcement Roundup – April 2024  

Enforcement Roundup – April 2024  

The Enforcement Roundup is a monthly summary of enforcement-related activities in British Columbia taken by securities regulators.

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Pig Butchering Scams

Pig Butchering Scams

Before you take investment advice from a new “friend” or online love interest, learn the red flags of pig butchering scams to avoid becoming a victim.

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Enforcement Roundup – March 2024  

Enforcement Roundup – March 2024  

The Enforcement Roundup is a monthly summary of enforcement-related activities in British Columbia taken by securities regulators.

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Crypto Quiz

Test Your Crypto Asset Knowledge.

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This quiz is designed to introduce you to the basics of crypto assets. It is not intended to provide investment or financial advice, and should not be relied upon as a substitute for such advice.
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Cryptocurrencies and blockchain are the same thing.