Education and awareness are an investor’s first line of defense against investment fraud.
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State securities regulators should be the first call for an investor before you turn over any money to a broker or investment adviser.
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.