Investment Funds Act

Under the Investment Funds Act (IFA), a mutual fund can issue shares that are held by its investors. But it cannot pledge, encumber, or provide security in connection with any transactions. The new legislation will make this easier. For example, an investment corporation can pledge fund assets as collateral for…

Investment Funds Australia

An investment fund in Australia is regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). These regulations require funds to disclose their investments and performance to investors at least once every 12 months. An ASIC compliance certificate means that a fund manager has complied with the ASIC rules governing the…

Bonds Investment

The interest rate and price of a bond change regularly, but they do not affect the amount you receive in interest. A good long-term investment does not suffer from fluctuating prices and is not influenced by risky interest rates. But it can be a risk if you’re not careful. Here…

Bonds Check

When you receive your bonds check, there are several things you need to know. Savings bonds cannot be cashed by anyone else. They must be cashed by the registered owner or a co-owner. In case of death, survivors inherit the savings bond. If you purchased your savings bond through eBay,…

Bonds Canada

There are many different types of bonds. One of the most popular and easiest ways to buy these securities is through a bond fund. These bonds can be domestic or foreign, short-term or long-term, and can contain both government and corporate bonds. The easiest way to purchase a diverse portfolio…