Time horizon is the length of time you expect to hold on to an investment before selling it. Time horizon can help an investor determine how much risk to take when investing and what types of investments may be suitable for them and their investment goals.
NSSC Blog: Before You Invest
A new year means a new semester. New classes. New students. New teachers. And with that comes new opportunities.
Tax season is coming which means for many investors it’s also RRSP season. Last year at this time we wrote a post on “Are RRSPs Securities.” This post went over the basics of RRSP accounts and how they worked.
We're taking a break from our Before You Invest Blog for the holidays, but don't worry, we'll be back with more investment information in 2019!
Happy Holidays everyone!
Stock dilution decreases existing shareholders ownership in a company due to the company issuing new shares. Dilution can also occur when the holders of stock options decide to exercise their options.
A publicly traded company splits its shares by issuing new shares to its existing shareholders in proportion to their current share holdings. In layman’s terms, in a stock split a company divides its existing shares into multiple shares to lower the per share price and potentially increase their liquidity.
Not too long ago our general inquiries email received a question from a Nova Scotia investor interested in starting an investment club. He wanted to know if there were any rules or regulations around starting an investment club under securities laws. There are some rules buried in securities laws that can be hard to find. To help you avoid digging through the rules and national instruments we’ll explain these rules and where they are.
When you’re investing in a CEDIF you’re investing in a new and or small business. Investing in any small or new business has substantial risks. There are separate risks that come with investing in a CEDIF and placing that investment in an RRSP.