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Investment basics

Desjardins Insurance wants to help you achieve your financial objectives. The following links can provide you with information on the basics of investing.

If you’d like to start investing, contact your Desjardins Mutual Funds Representative.

Mutual funds glossary

Check out definitions of the terms related to mutual funds.

Learn more about mutual funds wording.

Diversification and allocation

Find out more on diversification and allocation, two different approaches to investing.

Learn more about diversification and allocation.

Compounding interest

See how compounding interest can affect the growth of your savings.

Learn more about compounding interest.

Market volatility

Get tips on dealing with the ups and downs of a volatile market.

Learn more about market volatility.

Dollar-cost averaging

Discover how dollar-cost averaging can help smooth the effect of market fluctuation.

Learn more about dollar-cost averaging.

Mutual Funds are not insurance products and are distributed through representatives of Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc.

Please read the applicable Fund Facts before investing. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses may be associated with mutual fund investments.

Mutual Funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Mutual fund securities are not covered by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation or by any other government deposit insurer.

Neither Desjardins Insurance nor its agents provide tax or legal advice. Please consult your tax, legal or investment advisor regarding your specific circumstances

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