Paul Bourque

Financial advisors help Canada's savers and economy, says IFIC

Individual and macroeconomic analyses show long-term increases in wealth, GDP, and retirement savings

Interactive disclosure tools make for better investor understanding

IFIC has published results of its study on effective financial disclosure

Include disclosure in burden reduction, IFIC asks regulators

Fund industry association notes opportunities to re-evaluate requirements and improve cost-benefit analyses

IFIC unveils updated cybersecurity guide

New details come as an international group shares practices for investment firms to stay safe against cyber threats

IFIC survey shows strong satisfaction with advisors, fund products

But investors remain less confident in online brokerages, robo-advisors

Why simpler language is required for retail investors

Research indicates financial disclosure is convoluted, confusing and increases chances of knee-jerk decisions by investors

IFIC releases 2018 year-end report

The new report also marks an expansion in the organization’s investment-fund reporting efforts

IFIC makes submission on client-focused reforms

The group said it supported many of the reforms, but identified some key concerns

Mutual fund costs dropping in Canada

Canadian mutual fund firms have tweaked the pricing of their products at an unprecedented pace

CRA delays implementation of advantage rules

The rule will now come into effect in 2019