Investor Education

Some of the benefits of financial literacy are confidence in financial decision-making and better money management skills.

Browse the topics below to learn about investing concepts and strategies.

What is a Mutual Fund?

Get general information about mutual funds and learn the four advantages they have over other types of investments.

What is an ETF?

ETFs, or Exchange Traded Funds, are a basket of securities such as stocks or bonds that are held in a single fund. Learn the basics & access our suite of ETFs.

Creating a Financial Plan

Learn about the value of defining your goals and setting a time frame - and why it's important to put your plan in writing.

Why Diversify?

It can be tempting to chase past winners, but history shows that top-performing asset classes aren't easy to predict.

Learn five ways to diversify your portfolio to participate in growth and limit your downside risk.

Managing Volatility

Market downturns can trigger rash decisions from even the most seasoned investors.

Learn five strategies to overcome anxiety when volatility strikes.

Dollar Cost Averaging

Regular investing can take the anxiety out of choosing the best time to invest. By buying more shares when prices are low and fewer when prices are high, the cost of your investment will average out over time.

Investor Behaviour

Why are the pains of losses more intense than the joys of gains? And what can we learn from Tulipmania?

Watch this video series to learn how behavioural science can help you realize your investment goals.

Saving for retirement: RRSP or TFSA?

What's the difference between an RRSP and TFSA - and where should you put your retirement savings?