It’s never been easier to invest. Thanks to investing apps on smartphones, you can buy and sell investments and check on your investment portfolio almost anytime, anywhere. The ease of access to investing markets has also led to several different investing apps flooding the app market as well. Not all investing apps are created equal, and some may not even be safe to use.
NSSC Blog: Before You Invest
It’s Valentine’s Day, but unfortunately love isn’t the only thing in the air. Frauds and scams have found their way into the world of romance and people are losing more than just their hearts.
A new year means a new semester. New classes. New students. New teachers. And with that comes new opportunities.
Our first regulatory review of 2024 looks at all regulatory releases and notices issued by the Nova Scotia Securities Commission and the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) since October 2023.
We’re nearing the end of January which likely means that a lot of Canadians are starting to think about their tax return. It also means a lot of Canadians are thinking about their Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP). At tax time you may see several ads on TV, radio, online or in print reminding you that the RRSP contribution deadline is coming up.
The Nova Scotia Securities Commission is returning to the Halifax Central Library for more investor education presentations in 2024, and we’ll also be hitting the road to visit the South Shore Library system, specifically the Margaret Hennigar Library in Bridgewater.
The calendar has flipped over to 2024 which means for most Canadians it’s tax time. If you’re an investor that may mean you need to declare some of your investment gains on your tax return. Today we’ll give a brief overview of a couple of tax considerations that may come up on your tax return if you’re an investor.
The principal mandate of the Nova Scotia Securities Commission (NSSC) is to protect Nova Scotia investors. One of the ways we do that is by issuing investor alerts and cautions.
There will be no Before You Invest blog post this week as we take a short break for the holidays.
Happy Holidays and Happy New Year everyone!