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Regulators Urge Investors to Carefully Check Credentials of ‘Senior Specialists’

WASHINGTON, DC (December 12, 2005) —The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) today urged seniors to carefully check the credentials of individuals holding themselves out as “senior specialists.” “Individuals may call themselves ‘senior specialists’ to create a false level of comfort among seniors by implying a certain level of training on issues important to the […]

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Regulators Urge Investors to Carefully Check Credentials of 'Senior Specialists'

WASHINGTON, DC (December 12, 2005) —The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) today urged seniors to carefully check the credentials of individuals holding themselves out as “senior specialists.” “Individuals may call themselves ‘senior specialists’ to create a false level of comfort among seniors by implying a certain level of training on issues important to the […]

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Senior Investor Resource Center

NASAA provides tools specifically for senior investors to help you protect yourself against investment fraud.

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Additional Resources for Seniors

NASAA members and other consumer education organizations offer excellent resources to help seniors better understand their investments.

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Misleading Senior Designations

Seniors should carefully check the credentials of individuals holding themselves out as “senior specialists.”

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Senior Investor Alert: Free Meal Seminars

State securities regulators warn senior investors to be aware that a combination of “free lunch” seminars, misleading professional “senior specialist” designations, and abusive sales practices can create a perfect storm for investment fraud.

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NASAA Statement at SEC Seniors Summit

July 17, 2006 – Statement of Wisconsin Securities Commissioner, and NASAA President, Patricia D. Struck, delivered at the SEC Seniors Summit.

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NASAA Identifies Threats to Senior Investors in Senate Testimony

State Securities Regulators Outline Initiatives to Protect Seniors from Investment Fraud WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 29, 2006) — The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) today identified three troubling trends endangering the retirement nest eggs of our nation’s growing senior population and outlined the steps state securities regulators are taking to protect senior investors from fraud. “My […]

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Protecting Senior Citizens Against Investment Fraud

March 29, 2006 – Written testimony of Wisconsin Securities Commissioner, and NASAA President, Patricia D. Struck, delivered to the Senate Special Committee on Aging, regarding protecting senior citizens against investment fraud.

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Senior Investor Alert: Senior Specialist Designations

Seniors should carefully check the credentials of individuals holding themselves out as “senior specialists.”

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