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10 Tips to Protect Your Nest Egg

NASAA offers seniors ten common-sense solutions to avoid investment fraud.

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Investor Bill of Rights

Know your rights as an investor.

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Investor Tips for a Down Market

As the markets continue to slide, get the facts before you make any investment move.

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Madoff – A 21st Century Ponzi Scheme

A few simple actions can help investors sidestep the potentially devastating impact of a classic Ponzi scheme.

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CFTC/NASAA Investor Alert: Foreign Exchange Currency Fraud

Forex trading can be legitimate for governments and large institutional investors concerned about fluctuations in international exchange rates, and it can even be appropriate for some individual investors. But the average investor should be wary when it comes to forex offers.

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Oil & Gas Investment Fraud

State securities regulators around the country warn that oil and gas investment scams are alive and well. High oil prices have created a heightened interest in investments in energy-related business ventures.

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Oil & Gas Investment Fraud

State securities regulators around the country warn that oil and gas investment scams are alive and well. High oil prices have created a heightened interest in investments in energy-related business ventures.

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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 Warns Online Investors to Beware of Hack Attacks

Investors Urged to Carefully Monitor Online Trading Accounts WASHINGTON (October 26, 2006) – The North American Securities Administrators Association today warned investors to carefully monitor their online trading accounts in the wake of “hack attacks” in which predators have broken into customer accounts at online brokerages in the United States and Canada and made unauthorized trades […]

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State Securities Regulators Remind Investors to Do Their Homework Before Investing in 529 College Savings Plans

WASHINGTON (December 22, 2005) —As the year draws to a close, many investors are making decisions for their long-term financial goals, including saving for college through Section 529 College Savings plans. With increasing numbers of investors turning to these plans to help finance higher education costs, state securities regulators are concerned that they may not […]

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