Achieving your short-term goals with high-interest savings accounts and guaranteed investment certificates

Did you know that according to research done by the Alberta Securities Commission, people who have low familiarity with investing and financing are more likely to be a victim of a scam?

The Alberta Securities Commision has created a great blog post that goes over how high-interest savings accounts (HISA) and Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs) can help you meet financial goals that you wish to accomplish in 6 months to 5 years.

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This article was originally published on the Alberta Securities Commission’s (ASC) investor education website The ASC is the regulatory agency responsible for administering the province’s securities laws. It is entrusted with fostering a fair and efficient capital market in Alberta and protecting investors. As a member of the Canadian Securities Administrators, the ASC works to improve, coordinate and harmonize the regulation of Canada’s capital markets.

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