Money happy returns

A national study on Canadian investors' financial behaviour yields contradictory results.

Canadian investors have "complicated money-selves," if you go by the results of a national study conducted for the Investor Education Fund by The Brondesbury Group.

The Canadian Money State of Mind Risk Survey 2014, which polled more than 2,000 Canadians, reveals a number of apparently contradictory patterns among investors. For example, people don't worry much about their own lack of investment knowledge: only a third of those surveyed thought a lack of knowledge would hurt their investments. Also, it seems the more you know about investing, the more likely you are to experience a major loss. That's because more knowledgeable investors take more risks.

To take the survey, go to

About the Author

Yan Barcelo

Yan Barcelo is a journalist in Montreal.

comments powered by Disqus


Update your knowledge and strengthen your network at this must-attend conference covering the most important issues and trends affecting audit committee members.

It’s probable that someone you know is deep in debt. If you are observant, you might see one of these seven signs.