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Print Newsletters on Investing (Reference only)
Canadian Mutual Fund Adviser - Biweekly. Advises on investment strategies for mutual funds and makes recommendations.
Gordon Pape’s Mutual Funds Update - Monthly. Provides information on specific funds, compares funds, rates, and recommends funds.
The Investment Reporter - Weekly. Recommendations of selected stocks and personal finance information.
Investor’s Digest of Canada - Biweekly. Detailed analyses from various investment dealers.
Money Reporter - Recommendations of common stocks, bonds, preferred shares, and comments on investment strategies.
Value Line (standard and expanded editions) - Three-part publication highlighting 7000 U.S. companies. A one page synopsis of each company describes their stock performance, key financial data, and future prospects.
Money Sense - Top lists (mutual funds, stocks), investing, saving and calculators.
Sympatico/MSN Finance (Canadian) - Investing, taxes, banking and retirement.
Finding Financial Advisors
Getting financial advice - From the Ontario Securities Commission.
How to choose an investment advisor - From the BC Securities Commission.
Advocis -- Find an Advisor - Advocis is a membership organization of financial professionals.
Financial Planners Standard Council - Search for Certified Financial Planners (CFP) in your area.
Discplined Persons List (from BCSC) - Financial advisors who have been disciplined by Securities' Commissions.
Enforcement Actions - Public disciplinary-related information regarding firms and individual registrants with Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC).
Google Finance (Canadian) - An all-in-one page resource: charts, simple financial ratios, industry summary.
Globeinvestor (Globe and Mail) - News, investment opinion, income trusts, and more.
Bigcharts - To view charts of Canadian companies, put CA: before the ticker symbol.
Globefund - From the Globe and Mail.
Morningstar.ca - The Canadian version of this popular financial website.
Bonds and other fixed income
Fixed Income Investments - TD Canadatrust explains the difference between types of fixed income instruments.
Fixed Income - Bond rates, T-bill rates, Strip bonds, and real return bonds.
Annual Reports of Publicly Traded Companies
SEDAR - Securities related information for Canadian companies: annual reports, interim financial statements, news releases, etc.
EDGAR - Securities related information for American companies.
Get Smarter About Money - Provides unbiased and independent financial tools to help you make better money decisions.
InvestRight.org - BC Securities Commission Investor Education includes advice on:
•choosing an investment advisor;
•scams and frauds.
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada - This federal agency provides consumers with accurate information about financial products and services, and Canadians' rights and responsibilities when dealing with financial institutions.
BC Assessments - A searchable listing of property assessments in British Columbia
Realtors in the Greater Victoria area -Courtesy of the Victoria Real Estate Board.
Realtor.ca Listings - (Formerly known as MLS) Real estate property listings for sale across Canada.
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) - This federal government agency collects taxes on behalf of the Canadian Government.
Taxes.ca - A non-government source of tax information
Canadian Taxpayers Federation - An advocacy group dedicated to lower taxes, less waste and accountable government.
CGAs on Vancouver Island - Certified General Accountant firms on Southern Vancouver Island
CAs in Victoria - Chartered Accountacy firms in Victoria
Budgets and Budgeting
Budget planning - Including worksheets and online planners.
Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP) - An advocacy group committed to the good health and finances of those 50+.
RRSPs and related plans - From the Canadian Revenue Agency.