Fraud Prevention Month is a good time to use IIROC’s online resources to do some research before making investment decisions.
Investor Tools and Resources
Checking an advisor’s registration is one way investors can protect themselves. Use the IIROC
AdvisorReport to check the background, qualifications and disciplinary history of advisors working at IIROC-regulated firms.
IIROC Glossary of Financial Certifications
Learn more about an advisor’s credentials. Use the IIROC Glossary to sort through close to 65 financial certifications in use by Canadian advisors, learn what they mean and what is required to achieve them.
IIROC Investor Bulletins
Risk and its impact on your investments
Learn about some of the different types of risk associated with investments.
Ensuring your investments are right for you
Learn what to expect when working with an advisor.
Are you financially prepared for what’s ahead?
For seniors: make more informed decisions when working with an advisor.
Borrowing to Invest
What you need to know about borrowing to invest.
Understanding financial certifications
How do you know if your advisor has the right skills to meet your investment needs?
IIROC Investor Resource Centre
Investors can check out IIROC’s
online investor resource centre which features a full suite of investor education tools and resources including brochures and important questions to ask an advisor.