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We asked Canadians 50+ about their experiences planning for and living in retirement.
Look out for these signs, research any potential investment that you’re offered and check registration status before you invest.
Learn about common investment scams and how to protect yourself.
Everyone has a role to play in identifying and preventing financial elder abuse. The following are signs to watch for, that it could be happening to an older person you know.
Before you participate in equity crowdfunding, know and understand the risks associated with this kind of investment.
When you invest, you’re exposed to different types of risk. Learn more about some of these risks and how they can affect your investment returns.
Bonds are “fixed-income” investments. Generally, they carry less risk than stocks.
Protect against fraud by checking the registration of your investment advisor or firm.
Transparency underlies good investor-advisor relationships. New statements will help.