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Informed Investor Alert: Annuities

Annuities are complex products that may combine the characteristics of insurance and investment securities. Because of their hybrid nature, annuities are sometimes marketed as one-size-fits-all products. This is simply not true.

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Informed Investor Alert: Derivatives

Before you invest in any of these sophisticated financial products, you should thoroughly understand the risks involved.

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Informed Investor Alert: Gold

Gold seems like a very tempting investment, but before jumping onto the gold bandwagon, there are a few things you might want to consider.

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Informed Investor Alert: Peer-to-Peer Lending

Peer–to-peer lending is an emerging online financial service also known as social lending, person-to-person lending or P2P.

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Informed Investor Advisory: Franchises

Some people believe that owning a franchise is a safe and easy way to start a successful business, but buying a franchise can be risky, and there is no guarantee of success, especially in an uncertain economy. If you are thinking of investing in a franchise, you must educate yourself before you buy.

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Informed Investor Advisory: Exchange Traded Funds

ETFs have grown increasingly popular among retail investors seeking safe, stable alternatives to mutual funds. Before investing in an ETF, check under the hood.

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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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