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Mutual Funds: An Introduction (LCI1115)

Continuing Education → Professional Development


Description

Your industry primer on Canadian mutual funds. From fund components and characteristics to the regulatory framework surrounding mutual funds.

CE Credits: 1.5 Accreditation Number: LCI015P25 CE Credit Type: Professional Development

Content
  • Introduction 0:40
  • Introduction to Mutual Funds
  • What are Mutual Funds? 4:31
  • Components of a Mutual Fund 4:21
  • Mutual Fund Regulation
  • Mutual Fund Disclosure Documents 2:07
  • The Simplified Prospectus 1:02
  • Annual Information Form 0:50
  • The Fund Facts Document 1:15
  • Financial Statements and Management Reports 0:35
  • Mutual Fund Types
  • Mutual Fund Categories 0:40
  • Money Market Funds 3:06
  • Current and Effective Yield of a Money Market Fund 2:49
  • Mortgage Funds 1:43
  • Fixed Income Funds 1:47
  • Preferred Dividend Funds 1:31
  • Equity Funds 4:08
  • Balanced Funds 2:32
  • Target Date Funds 2:09
  • Index Funds 2:51
  • Mutual Fund Expenses
  • Mutual Fund Expenses 2:07
  • Management Expenses 3:22
  • Sales Charges 5:30
  • Calculating the Front-End Purchase Price 2:08
  • Other Mutual Fund Expenses 2:21
  • Purchase and redemption options
  • Mutual Fund Purchase Options 3:39
  • Mutual Fund Redemption Options 3:46
  • Taxes, Distributions and the Adjusted Cost Base
  • Mutual Funds and Taxes 4:37
  • Mutual Fund Distributions 2:05
  • Adjusted Cost Base (ACB) 2:04
  • Selecting Funds and Evaluating Performance
  • Selecting a Mutual Fund 2:44
  • Comparison Universe and Benchmark Index 4:34
  • Performance and Volatility 1:56
  • Reward-to-Risk and Sharpe Ratio 1:53
  • Additional Considerations for Evaluating Mutual Funds 2:03
  • Additional Resources
  • Mutual Fund Resources 0:53
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever