Investor Information

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Canadian Securities Administrators

Before You Invest

Click on the links below to learn about the five things you should know before investing.

Know Your Goals

Setting your personal investment goals.
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Know Your Financial Adviser

Choosing and working with a financial adviser.
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Know Your Investments

Understanding your investments.
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Know the Red Flags of Fraud

Avoiding frauds and scams.
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Know Who to Call for Help

Find your local securities regulator.
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Online Brochure Library

Check out our library of online brochures you can download and print for free. You’ll need Adobe Reader to view our PDF documents. Download Adobe Reader for free .

Visit your local regulator’s website for more brochures and resources.

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Getting Started

Working with an Adviser

Frauds & Scams

For Young Investors

Family Finances

Please note: If you would like a hard copy of any of these materials, please contact the regulator in your province or territory directly.

Office of The Superintendent of Securities, Newfoundland and Labrador

Canadian Bankers Association

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The Your Money Network offers a basic understanding of finances – from drawing up a personal budget, to understanding how the Bank Rate of the Bank of Canada affects the cost of a personal loan. The resources will help young people understand the financial world, and their own place in it.

Canadian Bankers Association

North American Securities Administrators Association

Investment Fraud Awareness Quiz

The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) and the Canadian Securities Administrators have collaborated on a quiz to help you identify your vulnerability to fraud. Take the 12-question quiz and learn what you can do to avoid becoming a victim of investment fraud.

Senior Investor Resource Center

Education and awareness are your best weapons in the fight against investment fraud. As the oldest international investor protection organization, NASAA is pleased to provide the tools you can use to protect yourself against investment fraud.

North American Securities Administrators Association

Investing Online Resource Center

The Investing Online Resource Center is the only independent, non-commercial organization dedicated solely to serving the individual consumer who invests online or is considering doing so.

The IORC is funded by the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) , the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions and the nonprofit Investor Protection Trust . The Investing Online Resource Center is an official project of NASAA.

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