NSSC Blog: Before You Invest

Nova Scotia Securities Commission presentations at the Halifax Central Library

Halifax Public Libraries and the Nova Scotia Securities Commission are partnering to offer investor education presentations at the Halifax Central Library.

Our first presentation is coming up on May 19.

Here is a brief rundown of the two presentations we have scheduled for the spring.

Don’t forget to check registration

Anyone advising on or selling securities in the province of Nova Scotia must be registered with the Nova Scotia Securities Commission unless an exemption applies. We talk about registration frequently because it is one of the protections put in place so that investors know the person they are dealing with is being overseen by a regulator and is required to abide by securities laws.

Red Flags of Investment Fraud

One of the best ways to protect yourself from investment fraud and scams is to educate yourself about them. A quick and easy way to do this is to learn the red flags of investment fraud. If you know the red flags and are able to spot them, you can protect yourself and your money by avoiding fraud.