Archives

To better understand the attitudes and opinions of Canadian mutual fund holders, the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) commissioned independent research firm Pollara to conduct a national study.


Before a conventional mutual fund manufacturer can sell securities to investors, it must prepare several documents and file them with the appropriate securities regulator. One of those documents is the simplified prospectus.


Most people know the basic concept of how mutual funds work. Fewer people have heard about segregated funds, although that wasn’t always the case. Segregated funds are similar to mutual funds, only they provide additional insurance features. In the past, segregated fund contracts were popular because…