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Fund Facts: A tool to help you choose the mutual fund that’s right for you

POSTED BY GetSmarterAboutMoney

If you invest in mutual funds, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) are making it easier for you to get key information to make an informed decision before you buy a fund. Fund Facts is a short (up to 4 pages), plainly written document that includes information about cost, performance and risk of a fund. MORE

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Investors: the OSC wants to hear from you

POSTED BY GetSmarterAboutMoney

Next month, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC)-will host a series of consultative sessions for investors, and wants to hear from you about the initiatives below. MORE

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Why You Should Avoid Too-Good-Too-Be-True Investments

POSTED BY Alison Griffiths

Lottery tickets, slot machines and other games feed our dreams of riches or financial rescue. Most of us will take a chance on hitting it big if we’re not risking too much money in the process. What’s 10 bucks or so in a bid for lottery fortune? Of course, we know that the odds of hitting the jackpot are tiny in games of chance. But investments are a different matter. MORE

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Be a Saver, Not a Borrower

POSTED BY Jonathan Chevreau

“Neither a borrower not a lender be,” is a long-established saying going back to Shakespearean times. However, as universal truths go, this one is only half appropriate for modern investors. Forced to choose between only one of two fates – being a borrower or a lender – I would unhesitatingly choose the latter. MORE

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Figure Out Your Funds – Load Fees

POSTED BY Alison Griffiths

Would you ever pay full price for an item at a garage sale? No, of course you wouldn’t. Canada isn’t a nation of hagglers, but we do put our foot down in certain areas of commerce. Add investing in mutual funds to your list. MORE

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