(NC) With the holidays around the corner, now is a great time to get your finances in order. Understanding how to save money, build your wealth and invest with confidence can put you on the path toward financial security. Here are some top online resources to help:
IFIC Investor Centre. The Investment Funds Institute of Canada recently launched a new investor centre with a wide range of articles on saving and investing, including a life stages section with articles that are specifically geared to people at different points in life. Topics include starting a business, preparing for the arrival of a new child, changing jobs, caring for a loved one, converting RRSPs to RRIFs, planning your estate and much more.
Get Smarter About Money. This resource is brought to you by the Ontario Securities Commission and offers a range of financial tools to help investors make better financial decisions. It covers topics ranging from the basics of bank accounts and budgeting to the ins and outs of retirement planning.
BCSC InvestRight. The B.C. Securities Commission has valuable information in areas such as fraud prevention, risk tolerance and investment planning. The site also includes interactive elements like videos, quizzes and an investment fee calculator to help investors learn the basics and test their knowledge.
Canadian Financial Literacy Database. The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada’s database offers a one-stop shop for information on financial topics. Content from organizations across the country covers topics such as mortgages and loans, credit and debt management and insurance.
For links to these and other resources, visit investorcentre.ific.ca.