Financial Information

General Financial Information and Financial Literacy Resources:

The website, “Get Smarter about Money”, is operated by the Investor Education Fund – a non-profit organization founded by the Ontario Securities Commission – that provides unbiased and independent financial tools to help consumers improve their financial literacy.  Click on the link below to access the information: http://www.getsmarteraboutmoney.ca

The British Columbia Securities Commission also offers consumers online resources and tools to research and assess potential investments and protect themselves from unsuitable or fraudulent investments.  See more at: InvestRight.com  This website offers consumer information in English, Punjabi, and Chinese.

The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) has an online financial literacy self-assessment quiz to help you determine how well you keep track of market trends, plan to make ends meet, set goals, and choose the right products and services. Find out how your money management skills measure up.

The FCAC also has a database of seminars, workshops, and interactive tools to help you strengthen your financial literacy. There are listings from all across Canada, so you canyou access information close to your community.

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has an Investor Office page that provides consumers with information to help them understand the investment world and make intelligent investing decisions.

The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) offers a series of videos focused on helping Ontarians understand retirement planning. The video series, “A Guide to Retirement Planning” outlines strategies for retirement planning in easy-to-understand terms.