Are you an informed investor? Crowdfunding The Internet has become an inexpensive and easy way for individuals and businesses to raise money for their activities. Congress recently passed the JOBS Act, which directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to create rules exempting crowdfunding from the securities registration laws. Once implemented these rules will remove restrictions on start-up [...]
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Social networking in the Internet age allows people to connect to one another
more quickly and easily than ever before. Investment promoters increasingly are
logging on to find investors … and their money.
The top 10 financial products and practices that threaten to trap unwary investors, compiled by the securities regulators in NASAA’s Enforcement Section.
Take our 12-question quiz and learn what you can do to avoid becoming a victim of investment fraud.
To better prepare yourself financially for the types of life changes you and your family may experience, consider the following questions.
When people are in crisis, they are especially vulnerable to poor financial decision-making and fraud.
Once you leave the workforce, it is important to talk with your loved ones about how to ensure that you retain your financial security and independence throughout your retirement.
Working adults face many tough decisions about what saving and investing plans are right for them. Asking yourself and your employer the below questions can help you better understand what benefits are offered by your employer.
You can help your children build good money habits by talking with them early and often about family finances and by setting a good financial example.
Beginning an open, honest dialogue with your spouse or significant other about your current financial situation and your investment goals is as easy as asking one another the following simple questions.