Investing can help you save money to reach your life goals, such as saving for your child’s education, helping buy your first home, or funding your retirement. There are many ways to invest and different investment products available. Before making an investment decision, it is important to understand the basics on how investments work.

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Your values are what drive almost every financial decision you make. Financial planning will help you figure out your current money situation and how to find the money to get where you want to be financially.

When investing money, it is extremely important to be well-informed.
 Before buying, ask these important questions to help you understand how the investment works and what costs and risks are associated with it.

New Brunswick’s financial and consumer services regulator, we want to provide you with information so you can protect yourself and be empowered to make the right financial decisions. Make sure to check before you invest.

When is it right to borrow for investments? 
Borrowing money to invest can help grow your money, but it can also lead to larger losses and is not suitable for all investors.  An investor must meet certain suitability criteria before a financial adviser recommends leveraging.

Exempt Markets

Exempt market securities are risky and are not for everyone.  There are strict rules about who can buy exempt market securities.  Learn more about the rules, risks and returns involved with exempt markets.

Online Investing

Investing online can be convenient, but it can also be risky. There are many myths surrounding online investing, it is important to understand the risks involved and how to research and evaluate an online investment.

* The terms ‘adviser’ and ‘financial adviser’ used here generally refer to a financial professional (which may include securities dealers; advisers; dealing representatives; advising representatives; or other registrants) and do not indicate a category of registration.  The registration category is more important than a title – always check registration before you invest.

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