August 13, 2010 – The SEC, FINRA and NASAA issue an updated joint report that outlines practices being used by financial services firms to strengthen their policies and procedures for serving senior investors as they approach and begin retirement.
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New AARP Survey Shows High Level of Concern About Impact of Financial Scams Among 55+ Population Washington, DC – More than three-quarters of older Americans are concerned that financial scams will damage their retirement nest eggs or those of someone they know, AARP and the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) said today. In a […]
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.
NASAA Applauds Sen. Herb Kohl’s Leadership in the Ongoing Fight Against Senior Investment Fraud WASHINGTON, D.C., May 4, 2009—The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) today announced its strong support for the “Senior Investment Protection Act of 2009” (S. 906), legislation designed to protect senior investors from unscrupulous and unqualified financial advisers. Introduced by Sen. […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 29, 2009)—State securities regulators continue to see problems of fraud and abuse in the growing life settlement industry and outlined for Congress the need for strong regulation of these financial products by appropriate regulatory authorities. “Although life settlements may serve a useful purpose by enhancing the value and liquidity of life insurance […]
Older Americans Increasingly Targeted By Financial Scammers WASHINGTON (October 14, 2008) – With fraud and scams on the rise, older Americans remain a primary target for unscrupulous individuals. In collaboration with the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), AARP today announces the Free Lunch Seminar Monitor program, which gives individuals an opportunity to fight back […]