Investing 101

There are many investment options available. To get started, here are a few questions to ask:

  • What type of financial investment is it? For example, a mutual fund or an ETF?
  • What fees might be charged?
  • How is it managed?
  • Is it environmentally friendly?
  • How are the investments taxed?
AGF's Sound Choices Education Program provides a number of resources to help you answer these questions. Keep reading to learn more.
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What is a Mutual Fund?
What is an ETF?

The costs associated with having professionals manage your money vary*, but generally fall into these categories:

  • Investment Management Fee
  • Operating Expenses
  • Sales Tax
  • Financial Planning & Advice

*The costs associated with a particular fund can be found in its prospectus.


Managed Solutions

Managed solutions are fund-of-funds products, which means they are composed of ETFs and/or mutual funds carefully selected to form a portfolio with a specific objective or risk level.


Why Managed Solutions?

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A balanced fund holds both equity and fixed income securities. These funds can be split between stocks and bonds depending on preference. This strategy aims to seek a balance between growth and preserving capital.

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