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Dale Jackson

Your Personal Investor

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It’s easy to find financial information on the Internet. It’s not-so easy to find objective, unbiased financial information.

Even the most basic fact can have a spin that favours the source. That’s why the Ontario Securities Commission provides a non-profit, unbiased, objective website called getsmarteraboutmoney.ca.

The site is packed with information from basic explanations and risks associated with stocks, to bonds, options, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, annuities, pensions — you name it.

It also provides advice on getting the right advice and what to do if you have a complaint.  

Homeowners and investors have access to detailed calculators and tools to measure how debt compounds, fees, net worth and portfolio benchmarks.

It’s a great way for adults to educate themselves this fall while the kids are in school.