NSSC Blog: Before You Invest

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It’s back to school time for students of all ages. If you have kids, no matter their age, you may be thinking about their future and the large tuition bill they could be facing if they venture into post-secondary education.

DIY Investing: Is it for you Part 2 – Advantages and disadvantages of DIY investing

Welcome to Part 2 of our blog series on DIY investing. We got started last week with a look at the basic definition of DIY investing. This week we’ll look at some of the basic advantages and disadvantages of DIY investing. We’ll start with some of the advantages.

DIY Investing: Is it for you Part 1 – What is DIY investing?

Do-it yourself, or DIY investing has exploded in popularity in recent years. In 2021 when a lot of the country was stuck at home because of the pandemic, 3.6 million Canadians opened DIY investing accounts. The Nova Scotia Securities Commission does not provide advice and subsequently we do not provide a recommendation for or against DIY investing.