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Introducing: Investor News and the OSC’s Investor Office

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We’ve been creating a clear mandate and strategy to better help Canadians invest wisely and confidently. Today, we’re proud to reveal the launch of the Investor Office and with it, a new and improved newsletter, Investor News. MORE

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

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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

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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-To-Be-True Investments

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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

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“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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